PM Khan has said that the Turkish President Erdogan could easily win elections in Pakistan. These remarks were made while he was addressing a joint press conference with the Turkish President after the Pakistan-Turkey Business and Investment Forum meeting, that was co-chaired by both the leaders in the federal capital on Friday.
President Erdogan along with his high-authority delegation held talks with the officials of Pakistan on an extensive variety of issue covering bilateral as well as the regional and international matters during the 2-day visit of President Erdogan to Pakistan.
Prime Minister Imran Khan went on to say that it was a rare incident when the lawmakers belonging to both the opposition and the government thumped their respective benches to welcome the joint address of the Erdogan to the parliament earlier on Friday.
He said that it is a great tribute to the Turkish President. And added that it shows love and affection that the Pakistanis have for him, irrespective of the political party they belong to or the opinion they have. He maintained that Pakistani perceive the Turkish President as someones who stands for the Muslim world.
The increasing fame of President Erdogan is not just acknowledged in Pakistan rather across the world. As per an annual popularity index of the world political leaders that was released by the Gallup International in unison with the Gallup Pakistan, President Erdogan has come out as the most famous Muslim leader in the world.
President Erdogan has also attained the honour to be included among the top 5 most favoured political leaders in the world where the Merkel of Germany leads the list with 46 per cent, after him there is Macron of France, then Putin of Russia at 36 per cent, Trump at 31 per cent and then President Erdogan at 30 per cent while sharing the rank with Johnson of UK at the same percentile.
As per a statement from the press release of the Gallup International, a total of 50261 persons were interviewed across the globe.
The press release read that in each nation a representative sample of nearly 1000 men and women were interviewed during the month of November and December 2019 either through face to face interviews or through telephone or online.