Kumsishvili will attend the Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund in Washington, DC
First Vice-Prime Minister of Georgia, Minister of Finance Mr. Dimitry Kumsishvili, will attend the Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund in Washington, DC. During the visit Minister will also meet other International Finance Organizations and investor companies.
Mr. Dimitry Kumsishvili as a Minister of Finance as well as Governor for Georgia at World Bank Group, will meet high level officials from the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund.
First Vice-Minister, Minister of Finance of Georgia Mr. Dimitry Kumsishvili will meet with Katarína Mathernova, Deputy Director-General of Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations, where EU-Georgia cooperation topics will be discussed.
Minister Kumsishvili will meet various business representatives attending Spring Meetings 2017.
From the Georgian side meeting will be attended by Mr. Nikoloz Gagua, Deputy Minister of Finance.
MEETING OF SHALVA PAPUASHVILI WITH THE TURKEY-GEORGIA PARLIAMENTARY FRIENDSHIP GROUP MEMBERS
The Speaker, H.E. Shalva Papuashvili held a meeting with the Chair of the Friendship Group with Georgia of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey, Halil Etyemez and the Group members. According to the administration of the Parliament of Georgia, the parties overviewed the years of close and productive cooperation between Georgia and Turkey in various sectors and hailed the recent intensification of the links between the Parliaments. The parties touched upon the regional cooperation. Mr. Papuashvili noted that Georgia attaches utmost importance to the Georgia-Turkey-Azerbaijan trilateral cooperation.
The emphasis was made on the importance of the enhancement of regional peace.
The Speaker expressed his gratitude to the Turkish MPs for their support to the sovereignty, territorial integrity of Georgia and the non-recognition policy. The parties reaffirmed their commitment to further boosting the strategic partnership.
A meeting with the Director General of the US Foreign Service was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan
On Sunday, Turkmen Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov held a meeting with Director General of the Foreign Service of the US Department of State Carol Perez and First Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Dean Thompson. The meeting was attended by US Ambassador Matthew Stephen Klimow.
According to the press service of the Turkmen Foreign Ministry, the meeting discussed a wide range of issues of bilateral cooperation, touched upon regional and global issues, including climate change, on the topic of which the parties called for more active interaction.
The diplomats substantively discussed the state and prospects of trade and economic relations between Turkmenistan and the United States, noting the role of the Turkmen-American Business Council.
MEETING OF SHALVA PAPUASHVILI WITH PABSEC SECRETARY-GENERAL
The Speaker, H.E. Shalva Papuashvili, met with Asaf Hajiyev, Secretary General of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (PABSEC).
According to the administration of the Parliament of Georgia, given the current regional issues, Shalva Papuashvili believes that collaboration among Black Sea countries is extremely vital. PABSEC, he says, is an excellent venue for bolstering regional partnerships.
At the meeting, current events in Ukraine and the Black Sea region were discussed. The Russian intervention in Ukraine is expected to have major ramifications for the region and the world, according to the sides.
In modern international relations, the Secretary-General emphasized the necessity of countries' support for each other's sovereignty and the concept of territorial integrity.
The parties emphasized their willingness to continue their positive cooperation in the Black Sea region.
Meeting of custom officers of Turkmenistan and Georgia on Single Window system
On 5 April 2022, with the active assistance of the Embassy of Turkmenistan in Georgia, an online meeting on the Single Window system was held between the specialists of the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan and the Customs Department of Revenue Service of the Ministry of Finance of Georgia.
Georgian customs officers shared their experience in using the Single-Window principle. During the meeting, the parties discussed in detail a range of issues of mutual interest, as well as issues of further development of cooperation and exchange of experience between the Customs authorities of Turkmenistan and Georgia.
The meeting was held in traditionally friendly and trustworthy atmosphere peculiar to Turkmen-Georgian relations.
A MEETING OF THE HALK MASLAKHATY OF THE MILLI GENGESH OF TURKMENISTAN WAS HELD IN THE TURKMEN CAPITAL
On February 11, 2022, under the chairmanship of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, an extraordinary meeting of the Halk Maslakhaty (People's Council) of the Milli Gengesh of Turkmenistan was held.
The meeting was attended by elected members of the Halk Maslakhaty of the Milli Gengesh of Turkmenistan, deputies of the Mejlis, heads of state authorities, political parties and public organizations, hyakims of velayats, etraps and cities, honorary elders of the people representatives of all segments of the population.
The agenda of the national forum, which became a landmark event in the life of the country, included a discussion of the priority tasks for the further comprehensive development of the Turkmen state and society, the steady implementation of progressive transformations and reforms, the key goal of which is to ensure a prosperous life for the people, lay a reliable foundation for the prosperity of the Motherland, counting on long term perspective.
At the beginning of the meeting, the Deputy Chairmen of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan, the heads of ministries and departments of the country, as well as the hyakims of the velayats reported on the results of the work done for 2021.
As the President of Turkmenistan emphasized, one of the main issues of this important event is the determination of the main directions for the development of our independent state for 2022-2052 and the adoption of important decisions on the comprehensive development of the country for the next 30 years.
In the speech of the President of Turkmenistan, a special place was occupied by the main directions of development of the state and its institutions for the next 30 years. The head of state noted that the priority in this matter is to improve the living conditions of people, as well as to achieve stabilization of the macroeconomic state
Among the most important priorities for the further implementation of the progressive state policy, the Leader of the Nation outlined the use of all means for the stable development of the economy. In order to develop the non-state sector and transfer the economy to market relations, we also provide for broad support for entrepreneurship, the Head of State said.
The President also spoke about the importance of the foreign policy of the state and the high authority of Turkmenistan in the international arena.
As the Head of State emphasized, in the coming decades, in its foreign policy, Turkmenistan will focus priority efforts on five targeted strategic directions. These are as following: ensuring peace and security, developing and promoting neutrality on the world stage, steadily building up and diversifying foreign economic relations, promoting sustainable development in every way and promoting the humanization of international relations, bringing high standards of morality, ethic and justice to them.
Emphasizing that this is a task for decades to come, a long-term vector of our foreign policy, the Leader of the Nation stated that the fundamental, defining principles and approaches of the foreign policy line of the Turkmen state remain unchanged.
Within the framework of the meeting, the program "Revival of a new era of a sovereign state: the National program of socio-economic development of Turkmenistan for 2022-2052" was adopted.