Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif decided to pay a visit to the devastating earthquake that hits Turkiye.
Premier Shehbaz Sharif is expected to visit Turkiye after a powerful earthquake brought a large number of disasters. Sources said that Prime minister Shhebaz Sharif will be accompanied by FM Bilawal Bhutto Zardari during his foreign visit.
The premier will also visit the quake-hit areas. He will also visit Ankara and meet Turkiye President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Earlier, Premier Sharif telephoned Turkiye President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and expressed deep sorrow over the loss of lives in the powerful earthquake.
Premier Shehbaz Sharif said that relief teams of Pakistan will reach the quake-hit Turkiye soon. He expressed sorrow over the loss of precious lives in the earthquake and conveyed his deepest condolence to the families of the victims.
The premier said that Pakistan is standing side-by-side with Turkiye and its nationals in a difficult time and Islamabad will provide maximum assistance to cope with the quake disasters.
PM Sharif said that climate change-induced disasters are not limited to a single country or region and the intensity of disasters is gradually increasing.
Turkiye, Syria & Iraq quake
A powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake jolts Turkey, Syria, and Iraq on Monday leaving a death toll of more than 1,400 meanwhile thousand are still stuck under the wreckage.
The magnitude of the quake was 7.8 which struck in the early darkness of a winter morning, Jolts of the quake were also felt in Cyprus and Lebanon.
The German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) said the quake struck at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) near the southern Turkiye’s city of Kahramanmaras, while the EMSC monitoring service said the chance of a tsunami risk was being evaluated after the powerful earthquake.
Emergency has been declared all over Turkey.
Now the latest report is that after a 7.8 powerful Earthquake, another quake of 7.5 Magnitude jolts turkey once again. Rescue teams are put on high alert.