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15.10.2020 | The heads of foreign ministries of Central Asian countries and Russia discuss agenda of cooperation

Regular meeting of foreign ministries in the format of “Central Asia + Russia” with participation of the foreign ministers of Turkmenistan, the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Russian Federation, the Republic of Tajikistan and the Republic of Uzbekistan took place in video conference format. High level of interstate relations between Central Asian countries and Russian Federation, which are connected with friendship, solidarity and mutual respect, has been noted during meeting. this traditional dialog, which is continued based on multilateral and multilateral cooperation, takes special strategic place in foreign policy of Turkmenistan. The sides have discussed current issues of cooperation in political and diplomatic spheres as well as in trade and economic, cultural and humanitarian fields. Special attention has been paid to the response to COVID-19 pandemic, development of anit-crisis plans and programs including the recovery plans of social and economic impact in the countries of the region. Turkmen side has also presented steadfast and integrated measures undertaken in the country for combating pandemic threat. In this context, the importance of strengthening of regional and international cooperation has been highlighted. According to initiatives proposed by President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov in his video message to the participants of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly, the necessity of involvement of the mechanisms of scientific diplomacy and consolidation of efforts of related departments, especially health protection ministries and sanitary and epidemiological services, has been highlighted. The ministers have discussed in details current situation and future cooperation in provision of regional security taking into account the situation in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. Turkmenistan has confirmed its commitment to the efforts for making conditions for achievement of national harmony by peaceful dialog and provision of economic and humanitarian aid to the people of Afghanistan. The heads of foreign ministries have also shared the views on expansion of the cooperation in combating common challenges and threats. In this context, the necessity of close partnership under regional and international structures has been highlighted taking into account universal standards and principles. The opinions on the ways and forms of activation of equal and beneficial partnership on Eurasian space including the development of trade and economic relations and investment cooperation have been expressed. Perspectives of implementation of the key initiatives of Central Asian states, Russian Federation and countries of Asian Pacific region in transit and logistic sphere, which is to support strengthening of trade and economic relations, provision of beneficial tariff terms, growth of competiveness in post-pandemic period, have been discussed. The sides have also analyzed cooperation in cultural and humanitarian sphere, having spoken for activation of the partnership in education, science and cultural spheres. In this context, the importance of “Soul of Eurasia” initiative, which is aimed at development of cultural dialog between the countries, has been highlighted. In the end, having noted the commitment to cooperation in this format, the ministers has adopted the Statement on strategic directions of cooperation.

15.10.2020 | Online meetings with IMF and World Bank Group

The Ministry of Finance and Economy organized online meetings with representatives of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group to discuss the priority vectors of cooperation.

15.10.2020 | Telephone conversation between the Presidents of Turkmenistan and India

President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and President of the Republic of India Ram Nath Kovind had a telephone conversation.

14.10.2020 | Online meeting between Deputy Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan and the UAE

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Berdyniyaz Myatiev held online meeting with Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the United Arab Emirates Abdulnasser Jamal Al Shaali.

14.10.2020 | President of Turkmenistan receives Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the French Republic

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov received newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the French Republic to Turkmenistan Isabelle Guisnel.

14.10.2020 | The President of International Tennis Federation holds online meeting with Turkmenistan’s representatives

Online meeting with President of International Tennis Federation, members of International Olympic Committee David Haggerty was held.

14.10.2020 | Online meeting of representatives of railway departments of Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan is held

Priority objectives of activation of transport and transit corridors of interstate and regional significance have been discussed at the video conference session held in Türkmendemirýollary Agency with participation of the Head of the branch office of National Railroad Company of Kazakhstan and the Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to our country.

14.10.2020 | President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov: Medical Diplomacy for the sake of humankind

During the opening ceremony of innovative facilities of medical infrastructure on the Day of Health Prevention and Medical Industry Personnel of Turkmenistan, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has noted that medical diplomacy, which is support activation of fruitful international cooperation and exchange of practice in this important sphere, receives special currency these days.

13.10.2020 | Representatives of different organizations participate in webinars under the aegis of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization

The FAO Sub-Regional Representatives Office for Central Asian countries holds series of training webinars on the Sustainable Development Goals’ indicators for ministers, profile departments and organizations of Turkmenistan, which achievement is coordinated by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

13.10.2020 | Stable development of financial and economic sector of Turkmenistan

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has defined stable progress of national economy, efficient development of industrial, investment, social, agricultural, transport and communication spheres and sphere of services, rational use of natural resources, strengthening of foreign economic relations, improvement of competiveness of local manufacturers as the main components of economic policy of Turkmenistan.


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