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ICCI for encouraging sports culture in Pakistan December 21, 2011
Meeting at ICCI
 
A leading Turkish female car race driver, Ms.Burcu Cetinkaya visited Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI) and met with Yassar Sakhi Butt, President ICCI.

Cetinkaya would participation in the Jhal Magsi Desert Rally which would be held at Jhal Magsi, Balochistan. She has won several competitions in her country and the aim of her current visit to Pakistan is to inspire motorsports enthusiasts in the country.

The touring rally driver hopes to discover the scope of rallying in Pakistan during her visit. She said that Turkey and Pakistan have very good relations because of some cultural similarities. She said that encouragement and a change in mentality could help make it easier for women to take up motorsports.

In his welcome address, Yassar Sakhi Butt, President Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry appreciated her performance and said that this game was a good step towards enhancing mutual relations and it also projected the message that people of Turkey and Pakistan have cordial relations.

He said that Governments of both the countries should provide full support in future and give all facilities to players to do more for their countries.

ICCI President said that Turkey is a time tested strategic partner of Pakistan as both nations maintain extensive commercial and strategic cooperation. He said that ICCI always encouraged to organize sports activities to foster goodwill, understanding, friendship and networking between people of Pakistan and Turkey.