Erdoğan earlier met with Mahathir in Istanbul over breakfast at the Vahdettin Pavilion in Üsküdar district, accompanied by First Ladies of the two countries, Emine Erdoğan and Siti Hasmah Mohamad Ali.
After their breakfast the two leaders visited Baykar’s facilities in Istanbul’s Hadimkoy district.
Before he left Turkey, Mahathir received Malaysian press members at Istanbul’s Sabiha Gökcen Airport.
On July 25, Mahathir paid a visit to Turkish engine maker TUSAŞ.
The Malaysian prime minister got information about Turkish defense industry and toured the facilities of TUSAŞ, also known as Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI).
Mahathir also watched an airshow of unmanned air vehicles (Anka), helicopters (Atak) and planes (Hürkuş) at TUSAŞ on the last leg of the visit.
The Turkish president also presented Mahathir the Order of the State of the Republic of Turkey, the highest state order awarded to foreign nationals.
Hurriyet Daily News