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December 9, 2011
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Asif’s trip has no link with memogate: governor

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December 9, 2011

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GOVERNOR Punjab Sardar Muhammad Latif Khosa on Thursday, putting aside all rumours regarding President Asif Ali Zardari’s recent visit to Abu Dhabi, said it had not any link to Memogate, as this trip was already scheduled for president’s medical checkup.
Governor Punjab expressed these views while inaugurating the construction of Benazir Shaheed Hospital for Lahore Bar Association (LBA). During his address, Governor said President Zardari would return to the country after his medical checkup and all things regarding his resignation were rumours.
Meanwhile, Sardar Latif Khan Khosa has praised the efforts of Turkey in resolving major issues facing Muslim world and said Pakistan and Turkey enjoyed similar point of view on all major international issues. He was talking to a delegation of Turkish entrepreneurs, humanitarian workers and NGOs who called on him at Governor’s House on Thursday.
While appreciating the role of Turkey as a Muslim world leader, Governor also supported Ankara’s efforts to become a member of the European Union and said it would strengthen the role of Turkey as Muslim world leader and a major player in the Middle East and Europe. He appreciated the humanitarian services of Turkish NGOs, particularly those who rendered a help to Pakistani brothers in earthquake and floods, and said Pakistan greatly valued the help of Turk brethren at the time of trial.
They apprised the Governor about the services regarding education and re-construction of houses and infrastructure in different flood and quake hit areas of Pakistan, especially districts of southern Punjab. During the meeting, the delegation offered condolence over the demise of Pakistani soldiers who lost their lives in the NATO attack on Pakistani checkpost in Mohmand Agency.

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