On 7 May 2021, Turkish Ambassador H.E. Ihsan Mustafa Yurdakul called on Air Chief Marshal Zaheer Ahmed Baber
Sidhu, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force in his office. The honorable ambassador congratulated the Air Chief on assuming the command of the PAF. During the meeting, both the dignitaries discussed matters of professional and mutual interests. Ambassador H.E. Ihsan Mustafa Yurdakul commended the professionalism of PAF and said that people of both countries have a long-lasting bond of brotherhood which is augmented by common religion and culture. Air Chief highlighted that both the countries have always stood alongside each other, no matter how crucial the situation was. He further said, “Turkey is one of the few countries that has unequivocally supported Pakistan”. The Air Chief also assured that the Air Forces of both the countries would continue mutual cooperation in every field.