Turkey- A Brief History
Turkey, known officially as the Republic of Turkey is a Eurasian country located in Western Asia (mostly in the Anatolian peninsula) and in East Thrace in Southeastern Europe. Turkey is bordered by eight countries: Bulgaria to the northwest; Greece to the west; Georgia to the northeast; Armenia, Iran and the Azerbaijani exclave of Nakhchivan to the east; and Iraq and Syria to the southeast. The Mediterranean Sea and Cyprus are to the south; the Aegean Sea is to the west; and the Black Sea is to the north. The Sea of Marmara, the Bosphorus and the Dardanelles (which together form the Turkish Straits) demarcate the boundary between East Thrace and Anatolia; they also separate Europe and Asia.
Turkey is one of the six independent Turkic states. The country's official language is Turkish, which is spoken by approximately 85% of the population as mother tongue. The most numerous ethnic group are Turks, who constitute between 70% and 75% of the population
Mustafa Kamal Attaturk was the founder of the modern turkey who, after abolishing Khilafat System, became the first President of Republic Of Turkey with the aim to make it a secular state.
(Mustafa Kamal Attaturk)
Pakistan and Turkey have very close and brotherly relationship. Tukish people have a great love and respect for Pakistan and it’s citizen. Turkey is always ready to help Pakistan in time of need and they always have helped Pakistan as much as they could. Pak-Turk friendship is getting stronger day by day. Following points show Turkey’s affection towards Pakistan
1) Aid To Pakistan:-
In the aftermath of the 2005 Kashmir earthquake, Turkey stepped up its efforts to help the Pakistani people of the affected areas. Turkish Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, paid an official visit to Pakistan in order to share the grief and agony of the brotherly people of Pakistan. Turkey announced a package of $150 million for the quake-hit people. The Turkish aid...