Pakistan and Turkey are considering to sign an agreement regarding providing citizens of both countries with dual nationality. The announcement was made following a meeting between Interior Minister retired Brigadier Ijaz Shah and Turkish Ambassador to Islamabad Ihsan Mustafa Yurdakul. 

According to the details revealed by a statement by the interior ministry, the Turkish ambassador proposed the idea on behalf of his government.

“In response to this, the minister said that the draft is under consideration and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is on board with us, we hope to reach a mutual conclusion soon,” the statement read.

The Interior Minister of Pakistan also welcomed the idea of combined training of forces of both countries and up-gradation of equipment of law enforcement agencies.

“The Minister for Interior welcomed the initiative of introducing a patrolling force in collaboration with ICT Police on the model of Dolphin force introduced in Lahore,” the statement further added.

The minister and ambassador also agreed on holding training programs for capacity building of the workforce.