NEWS

Negotiations between the President of Turkmenistan and the UN Secretary-General

On July 6, 2024, negotiations took place in Ashgabat between the President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov and the Secretary-General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres. The meeting of UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and President Serdar Berdimuhamedov, which opened a new page in the history of bilateral relations, took place in the morning at the capital's fashionable hotel «Oguzkent». After shaking hands, the head of state and the head of the largest international organization took a photo against the background of the State Flag of Turkmenistan and the flag of the United Nations.

National Leader of the Turkmen people, Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty met with the UN Secretary-General

On July 6, 2024, the National Leader of the Turkmen people, Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov met with the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres. After exchanging traditional handshakes, Hero-Arkadag and the head of the largest international organization proceeded to the lobby of the «Arkadag» hotel. After the photographing ceremony against the backdrop of the State Flag of Turkmenistan and the UN flag, an official meeting took place between Hero-Arkadag and the UN Secretary-General.

The National Leader of the Turkmen people met with the Assistant Secretary-General of the UN

On July 6, 2024, the National Leader of the Turkmen people, Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov met with the Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations for Europe, Central Asia, North and South America Miroslav Jenca, who arrived in our country as part of a delegation led by the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. During the meeting, the diplomat, expressing gratitude for the hospitality, emphasized the importance of the peace-loving policy of Turkmenistan, laid down by the National Leader of the Turkmen people Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.

Meeting of the council of heads of government of the commonwealth of Independent states

On May 24, 2024, a meeting of the Council of Heads of Government of the Commonwealth of Independent States was held at the capital's Garagum Hotel. The delegation of Turkmenistan was headed by the Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers Kh. Geldimyradov. Addressing the participants of the meeting, the head of the delegation of Turkmenistan conveyed greetings and wishes for successful work on behalf of the President of Turkmenistan. Sincere gratitude was expressed to those gathered for accepting the invitation to visit Ashgabat to discuss priority areas of interaction within the Commonwealth.

Partnerships Based on Mutual Potential

The state visit of President of the Republic of Korea Yoon Suk-yeol to Turkmenistan on June 10-11 and top-level talks outlined key areas for deepening multifaceted cooperation for the prosperity of the two countries and peoples. The package of documents testifies to the commitment to effective long-term interaction. Increased mutually beneficial partnerships will allow consolidating the huge potential of natural resources and geo-economic features of Turkmenistan with the economic, innovative and technological capabilities of the Republic of Korea. There is a reciprocal interest to do this, which creates good preconditions for long-term economic cooperation. Result-oriented cooperation

As a Sign of Friendly Relations

Highly appreciating the friendship with the wife of the Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty of Turkmenistan, Mrs Ogulgerek Berdimuhamedova and expressing her readiness to continue to work together to expand friendly exchanges and cooperation between the two fraternal peoples, the wife of the Chairman of the People’s Republic of China, Mrs Peng Liyuan addressed Mrs Ogulgerek Atayevna Berdimuhamedova a warm message and sent gifts for the granddaughters of the Hero-Arkadag. The donated traditional Chinese handicrafts symbolise the commonality of cultural traditions that the peoples of Turkmenistan and China carefully preserve and pass on from one generation to another.

Cooperation with a Projection for Future Development

A meeting of the Council of Heads of Government of the Commonwealth of Independent States was held in Ashgabat on May 24. With the participation of the heads of delegations, the meeting chaired by Mikhail Mishustin, Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation, who is Chairman of the Council of Heads of Government of the Commonwealth of Independent States in 2024, was held in a narrow format. Within the framework of the approved agenda, a constructive exchange of views on strengthening the economic component of cooperation in the CIS space took place. Then the meeting continued in an extended format. The subjects of discussion were energy, transport, cultural and humanitarian areas. The documents, adopted following the meeting of the Council of Heads of Government of the Commonwealth of Independent States, reflect the common vision of the participating countries of the potential for interaction with a projection for the future development of constructive cooperation. The CIS as a space for multilateral cooperation

Turkmenistan - Republic of Tatarstan of the Russian Federation: strengthening and expanding fruitful cooperation

On May 15, 2024, the National Leader of the Turkmen people, Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov left on a working visit to the Republic of Tatarstan of the Russian Federation. These days, the International Economic Forum “Russia - Islamic World: KazanForum” is being held in Kazan for the 15th time, to which the National Leader of the Turkmen people, Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov is invited as an honored guest. One can recall that in 2022, Arkadag in this capacity took part in the XIII Forum “Russia - Islamic World: KazanForum”.

The President of Turkmenistan received the Chairman of the Japanese-Turkmen Inter-Parliamentary friendship group

On May 14, 2024, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov received the Chairman of the Japan-Turkmen Interparliamentary friendship group Toshiaki Endo. Expressing sincere gratitude for the hospitality provided on Turkmen soil, the guest conveyed greetings and best wishes to the head of state from Emperor Naruhito of Japan and Prime Minister Fumio Kishida.

The President of Turkmenistan received the head of the Turkmen-Austrian Society

On May 14, 2024, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov received the head of the Turkmen-Austrian Society Neda Berger, who arrived in Ashgabat to participate in cultural events dedicated to the 300th anniversary of the birth of the outstanding Turkmen poet and thinker, the internationally recognized classic of Eastern literature Magtymguly Fragi. Welcoming the guest to the ancient and hospitable Turkmen land, the head of state expressed confidence that the results of the current visit will be an important step in expanding the partnership between Turkmenistan and the Republic of Austria.