ISLAMABAD - Envoys designate of four countries, including Japan, Turkey, Ghana and Ireland on Tuesday presented credentials to President Mamnoon Hussain at an impressive ceremony held here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr.

The ambassadors called on the President separately after presenting their credentials. They discussed bilateral relations and matters of mutual interest. The president felicitated the newly appointed ambassadors to Pakistan and expressed the hope they will work for further cementing the existing ties of their respective countries with Pakistan. The President also wished the newly appointed envoys a pleasant stay in Pakistan.

Earlier, upon arrival at the Presidency Ambassador of Japan Hiroshi Inomata, Ambassador of Turkey Sadik Babur Girgin, High Commissioner of Ghana Alhaji Bawah Gibert Ayembillah and Ambassador of Ireland Kenneth Thompson (resident in Ankara), national anthems of Pakistan and their respective countries were played. The envoys were presented Guard of Honour by a smartly turned out contingent of Pakistan Army.