Islamabad, The Gulf Observer: Ambassador of Türkiye Mehmet Pacaci has said that 99 years ago, the Republic of Türkiye was established under the leadership of Gazi Mustafa Kemal, after a victorious war of independence.

The Ambassador made these remarks during his speech on the occasion of the Türkiye. Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif, was the chief guest while former Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Gen Zubair Mahmood Hayat, Hina Rabbani Khar, Faisal Karim Kundi, Shazain Bugti were among the large number of dignitaries who attended the event.

Ambassador Pacaci also welcomed guests from Türkiye including chefs and musicians who presented spell-binding performances.The Ambassador also read out the statement of the President of Türkiye Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The messages reads, I greet you with my most heartfelt feelings, affection and respect.

This day we altogether feel the pride and the enthusiasm of celebrating the 99th anniversary of the foundation of the Republic of Turkiye.The President further said,’ we pursue our uninterrupted struggle to elevate the Türkiye, which we founded by paying heavy scarifies 99 years ago under very difficult conditions, above the level of contemporary civilizations.

Ambassador Mehmet Pacaci read out the statement of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Thanks to the democracy and development revolutions, which we have achieved in the last 20 years we removed not only the obstacles raised before the national will but also the thick walls placed between the people and the Republic.

We transformed Türkiye into a county with an exemplary democracy an impressive economy, whose diplomacy is followed with interest and which preserves its national unity and brotherhood in the strongest way possible despite all attempts of sabotage.

We strived to set up a peace and prosperity zone around us through our entrepreneurial and humanitarian foreign policy, from ending the humanitarian tragedy in Syria to finding a solution to the Russia-Ukraine crisis.

As the country which provides the highest amount of humanitarian aid in proportion to its national income, we run to the rescue of all oppressed, victimized, and needy persons regardless of the origin, belief and differences’.

The musicians from Türkiye presented their mesmerizing performances and received applause from the audiences. The guests were also served with Türkiye delicacies, which they enjoyed the most.( Courtesy DNA)