Pakistan’s President Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday celebrated Turkey’s 96th Republic Day ahead of the anniversary.

“It gives me immense pleasure to extend Your Excellency and the brotherly people of Turkey our warm and the most sincere felicitations on the occasion of the 96th Republic Day,” Alvi said in his letter to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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