Shahbaz Sharif said this before Turkey tour
Before leaving for Turkey, Pakistani PM Shehbaz Sharif tweeted, “I am leaving for Turkey with a message of unwavering solidarity and support from the people and government of Pakistan to my Turkish brothers and sisters.” In the spirit of a nation living in two countries, we consider their loss as our loss. Shahbaz Sharif had announced to go there the very next day after the earthquake in Turkey, but then Turkey refused him to come. Had given. Turkiye had said that we are engaged in the relief and rescue work of our people affected by the earthquake. In such a situation, we do not have time to receive any VIP.
Pakistan is currently facing a serious economic crisis. Pakistan can default if the International Monetary Fund does not repay the loan soon. Pakistan’s foreign exchange reserves have reached a record low of $3.7 billion. Due to this, inflation in Pakistan is also at its peak. Despite this, PM Shahbaz Sharif is engaged in showing love to Turkey leaving the concern of his country.
Pakistan sent relief material
Let us tell you for information that Pakistan had earlier sent relief material to Turkey. In which there were tons of ration and essential items. After this, Pakistan had also airlifted the Pakistanis trapped in Turkey. Let us inform that earlier due to the ongoing situation in Turkey, he was asked to postpone the trip.
I am leaving for Türkiye with a message of unwavering solidarity and support for our Turkish brothers and sisters from the people and government of Pakistan. True to the spirit of one nation living in two states, we consider their loss as ours.
— Shehbaz Sharif (@CMShehbaz) February 16, 2023
Shahbaz Sharif was to leave for Turkey on 8 February. But it was not possible to go during that time because President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and other officials were busy in rescue and relief operations. Turkey and neighboring Syria were hit by a devastating earthquake on February 6, which killed more than 41,000 people and left millions homeless. Since then the situation has worsened. Many countries have extended their hand to help Turkey. Apart from India and Pakistan, many countries have sent help to Turkey.