Farrukh expresses solidarity with Turkey on fifth anniversary of failed coup.

ISLAMABAD -- Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting, Farrukh Habib on Thursday expressed solidarity with Turkey as it marked the fifth anniversary of the 2016 failed coup.

"It was the proud moment for the government and the people of Pakistan who stood with Turkish brothers and sisters on July15 against the attempt to undermine Turkey's democracy," said the state minister.

Addressing at a ceremony here at Turkish Embassy on the occasion of Turkish 'Democracy and National Unity Day', Farrukh said Pakistan was the first country who had expressed solidarity with Turkey and condemned all attempts which wanted to target Turkey's peace and stability.

He said a unanimous resolution was adopted by both the Houses of Pakistan Parliament Senate and the National Assembly to express solidarity with Turkey and its people.

Farrukh said the government had handed over the management of Pak-Turk schools to Turkiye MAARIF Foundation after declaring FETO a terrorist organization.

He expressed his gratitude to Turkish...

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