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29 Dec

BRIEFING DEDICATED TO THE CHAIRMANSHIP OF TURKMENISTAN IN THE INTERNATIONAL FUND FOR SAVING THE ARAL SEA AND THE FIRST CASPIAN ECONOMIC FORUM

On December 28, 2019, the briefing dedicated to the results of the chairmanship of Turkmenistan in the International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea during the period of 2017-2019, as well as the First Caspian Economic Forum held on August 11-12 of current year in the National tourist zone “Avaza” was held in the MFA of Turkmenistan. The representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, Executive Committee of the International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea, Institute of the Casp...

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20 Dec

PRESIDENT OF TURKMENISTAN ATTENDED INFORMAL SUMMIT OF CIS LEADERS

On December 20, 2019, President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov left on a working visit to the Russian Federation to participate in an informal meeting of the heads of states of the CIS countries. At the Ashgabat International Airport, the head of state was escorted by officials. A few hours later, the presidential airliner landed at Pulkovo International Airport in St. Petersburg, where the President of Turkmenistan was met by officials and members of the Turkmen delegation. The...

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19 Dec

PRESENTATION OF THE SPECIAL UN PROGRAMS FOR THE ARAL SEA BASIN WAS HELD IN KAZAKHSTAN

On December 18-19, 2019, the Regional Conference "Innovative approaches and solutions in the system of sustainable water resources management and the possibility of their use in Central Asia" was held in Almaty. The conference brought together more than 150 specialists in the field of water resources management; representatives of five Central Asian countries, government bodies authorized for water resources management, scientists, specialists, representatives of international financial organ...

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18 Dec

MULTILATERAL CONSULTATIONS ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE UN SPAS WERE HELD AT THE MFA OF TURKMENISTAN

On December 18, 2019, multilateral consultations on the development of the United Nations Special Program for the Aral Sea Basin (UN SPAS) were held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan. During the consultations the participants discussed the issues of the current status and experience of cooperation between the United Nations and the International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea and noted documents, signed between two Organizations. The speakers underlined that the United Nations...

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17 Dec

TURKMENISTAN SENT ANOTHER BATCH OF HUMANITARIAN AID TO BROTHERLY AFGHANISTAN

On December 17, 2019, in the town of Turgundi of the province of Herat of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, celebrations were held on the occasion of the transfer of powerful electric power equipment for the needs of the economy of a friendly country. In accordance with a document signed by the President of Turkmenistan in November of this year, a transformer of 220/110/10 kV with a capacity of 125 MW and auxiliary equipment are transferred to the Afghan side as humanitarian aid. This will...

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16 Dec

THE CEREMONY OF SIGNING A JOINT PROGRAM WITH THE UN WAS HELD AT THE MFA OF TURKMENISTAN

Today, on December 16, 2019, the signing ceremony of the joint program with the UN under the title: "Improving the social protection system by introducing inclusive quality social services at the local level" took place. From the Turkmen side, the document was signed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs Rashid Meredov. On behalf of the UN, the document was signed by the UN Resident Coordinator in Turkmenistan Elena Panova. This project provides for active work to further improve the syste...

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15 Dec

DELEGATION OF TURKMENISTAN ATTENDS ANNUAL MEETING OF DEPUTY MINISTERS OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF CENTRAL ASIAN COUNTRIES

On December 14, 2019, the delegation of Turkmenistan, headed by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs V. Khadzhiev, took part in the annual meeting of Deputy Foreign Ministers of Central Asian countries in Tashkent. During the meeting, the parties discussed a wide range of issues related to the development of comprehensive cooperation in the region, interaction within the framework of international organizations, and exchanged views on relevant topics of the global agenda. The agenda of t...

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