Turkish Premier leaves for Pakistan and Iran
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan left Saturday for Pakistan from the southern province of Antalya, Anadolu reported.
Erdogan is to visit Pakistan upon invitation by Pakistani Premier Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani, and he would hold talks with Pakistani authorities including President Asif Ali Zardari during his visit between October 25 and 26.
After completing his talks in Pakistan, Erdogan will proceed to Iran as the official guest of Iran's First Vice President Mohammad Reza Rahimi. Erdogan is expected to meet Iranian officials during his visit which will last till October 27.