ISLAMABAD -  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is likely to address the joint sitting of the parliament on November 18.

Erdogan is expected to arrive in Pakistan on a two-day visit next week.

“The Turkish president may also address the joint session of the parliament and soon summary in this regard will be moved to the National Assembly Secretariat,” parliamentary sources told The Nation.

The joint sitting will formally be summoned by the start of next week.

The Turkish prime minister had already addressed the joint session of the parliament in 2012.

Other countries’ leaders including Chinese President Xi Jinping, Sri Lankan Prime Minister Sirimavo Bandaranaike, Turkish President Kenan Evran, Iranian President Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani and other have also addressed the Pakistani parliament.

 National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq will preside over the session and deliver the opening speech.  The Turkish president will deliver his speech to be followed by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

Meanwhile, National Assembly session is also expected to be summoned with the gap of two days. The upcoming session will witness heated debate over plethora of issues including Panama leaks.