Bangladesh should also raise this issue with allies such as America, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan, the GCC who even if they remain neutral will at least be aware of the situation. The OIC has intervened in the past in Bangladesh-Pakistan relations by calling for the repatriation of
Bangladesh and Turkey are allies.
Former Turkish prime minister Bulent Ecevit studied and spoke Bengali fluently.
Turkey and Pakistan have had differences.
1. Turkey supported the Northern Alliance including Uzbek Turk, Dostum, in Afghanistan against Pakistani-sponsored Taliban forces, in what the Pakistani regime consider its 5th province and backyard.
2. Turkish business firms have sued Pakistani firms for failure of payment.
3. A Turkish organization which provided "female companions" (prostitutes) for Pakistani politicians during Pakistani president Zardari's visit to Turkey took the Pakistani regime to court for failure of payment or these "services".
Read more at: http://www.ndtv.com/article/world/pa...uides-35202&cpA Turkish court has ordered Pakistani authorities to pay USD 8,000 to five women who were hired as "guides" during President Asif Ali Zardari's visit to that country in 2008 but were never paid for their services, a media report said here on Friday.
The court ordered the Pakistani consulate in Istanbul to pay the amount to the women who were hired through a travel agency to "facilitate the entourage" during Zardari's visit, 'The News' daily reported.
Payment was later refused to the women, sparking a legal battle which was settled after the recent court order