President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Monday congratulated Pakistan on completing 70 years of its independence.
"I would like to congratulate the friendly and brotherly country of Pakistan and all the people of Pakistan on August 14 [its] Independence Day,” Erdoğan said in a Twitter message posted in Turkish.
He added the #PakistanZindabad hashtag to the tweet, which means ‘Long Live Pakistan’.
Erdoğan said Turkey stands with Pakistan. “Our brotherhood will continue to strengthen.”