Turkey's aid agency sets up robotics lab in Pakistan

By Islamuddin Sajid

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA) – Turkey's aid agency established a full-fledged robotics lab in an education center in northeastern Pakistan, an official said on Tuesday.

The Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) established the lab at Baitussalam Education Institution in Talagang area, northeastern Punjab province.

The Blatu Hub — a media and robotic lab — was inaugurated by Turkish ambassador to Pakistan Mustafa Yurdakul with the presence of TIKA’s Pakistan head Mehmet Emre Aktuna, and officials from Maarif Foundation.

In his address to the inauguration ceremony, Yurdakul underscored the historical relations between the two countries, affirming Turkey’s support for Pakistan in fields of education and culture.

"We enjoy excellent political relations with Pakistan. Recent high-level visits and strategic cooperation that covers various aspects of bilateral relations are concrete evidences of strong relations," he said.

Turkey and Pakistan would continue the efforts to maintain the recent positive momentum in fields mentioned above, Yurdakul added.