Pakistan, Turkey Sign Strategic Economic Framework

ISLAMABAD, Feb 15 (NNN-PPI) – Pakistan started preparations to sign the Strategic Economic Framework (SEF) and Plan of Action (PoA), agreed upon with Turkey, and the government decided to establish a special unit at the Ministry of Economic Affairs, for SEF after both countries consented to the draft of the framework.

Ministry of Economic Affairs, dispatched a letter to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, to contact Turkey through diplomatic channels.

The Ministry said that, after extensive deliberations, the draft on SEF between the two countries had been finalised. The SEF and PoA was signed during the Turkish President’s visit to Pakistan, starting Friday (yesterday).

The Ministry said, Nine working groups had been set up under the SEF for cooperation in 71 departments, including agriculture, political cooperation, information technology, trade, transportation, communication, power, tourism and cultural heritage, social sector, water resources, bilateral investment, defence industries and banking and finance.– NNN-PPI