ISLAMABAD  -   Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has described Tur­kiye’s timely and valuable support for Pakistan’s flood victims as a great manifestation of the unique relationship between the two brotherly countries.

He was talking to a Türkiye delegation led by In­terior Minister Suleyman Soylu and Environment Minister Murat Kurum here yesterday.

He expressed his gratitude for the people of Turkiye for always extending support to Pakistan in difficult times. The PM informed the delegation that the floods have killed more than a thousand people including three hundred children. 

He said millions of people have become home­less. He said the calamity has damaged crops and houses, and people are now spending nights under open skies. He said Pakistan and Turkiye are two hearts with one soul and have always supported each other during difficult times. So far, eleven Turkish military aircraft and two trains had been dispatched by Turkiye.

Interior Minister of Turkiye Suleyman Soylu underscored that his country immediately estab­lished air and land ‘bridges and fraternity’ to pro­vide relief support to the flood affected people