David Zalkaliani has congratulated the Turkmen people on the Independence Day of Turkmenistan
Georgian Foreign Minister David Zalkaliani attended the reception to mark the 28th anniversary of the independence day of Turkmenistan.
Speaking before the attending audience, David Zalkaliani wished the Turkmen people peace, prosperity and success.
According to the Minister Cooperation between Georgia and Turkmenistan has always been characterized with dynamism and is based on extraordinary close friendship of our nations.
“We overcame challenges related to establishment of states and during this process, we have extended hand of friendship to each other on many occasions, that will never be forgotten” – Zalkaliani said.
The Minister also paid special attention to the need to develop transport and transit cooperation between the two countries.
“As you all know, ancient “Silk Road” used to cross our countries and the revival and development of this transport corridor and utilizing its potential is of high importance. We spare no efforts to achieve this goal. Georgia fully supports new initiatives that will bring more integration between the states of the Caspian and the Black Sea and we are ready to facilitate all prospective endeavors” – Zalkaliani noted.
The Minister noted positive dynamics in the field of economic cooperation. According to him, the number of tourists traveling from Turkmenistan to Georgia is increasing significantly. Zalkaliani also welcomed the intensified political relations and exchange of high-level visits during the past period.
The Minister noted with satisfaction that Georgia and Turkmenistan are successfully cooperating on the international arena and thanked Turkmenistan for its support of Georgia's sovereignty and territorial integrity.
“There is no pending issue between our countries. Turkmenistan is an active supporter of Georgia, similarly Georgia has always paid close attention to the issues concerning Turkmenistan” – Zalkaliani said.