THE PRESIDENT OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA CONGRATULATED THE NEWLY ELECTED PRESIDENT OF TURKMENISTAN
On March 16, 2022, a telephone conversation took place between the current President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and the President of the People's Republic of China Xi Jinping.
After exchanging warm greetings, the interlocutors noted with satisfaction the high level and progressive dynamics of interstate relations built on the principles of equality, mutual respect and strategic partnership.
During a telephone conversation, the incumbent President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov touched upon the topic of the presidential elections held in our country on March 12. Noting that, according to the results of the popular vote announced by the Central Election Commission, Serdar Berdimuhamedov was elected President of Turkmenistan, the leader of the nation announced his intention to continue his active work as the Chairman of the Halk Maslakhaty of the Milli Gengesh of the country.
Taking the opportunity, the incumbent President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov thanked President Xi Jinping for his great personal contribution to strengthening the Turkmen-Chinese cooperation and fruitful joint work.
Then the leader of the nation handed over the handset to the newly elected President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov.
Warmly congratulating the newly elected head of the Turkmen state on his victory in the elections, the President of the People's Republic of China wished him great success in his responsible work in this important post.
Expressing sincere gratitude to the head of the People's Republic of China for congratulations and good wishes, the newly elected President of Turkmenistan, for his part, confirmed his readiness to continue the foreign policy course initiated by the leader of the nation Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, further develop a multifaceted partnership with China, and also fully support the ideas and proposals for deepening and building up the Turkmen -Chinese interaction.
In continuation of the conversation, the effective nature of interstate cooperation, which is successfully developing in the political-diplomatic, trade-economic and cultural-humanitarian spheres, was emphasized. Our countries have established productive cooperation in a wide range of industries. For many years, China has been one of the major trading partners of Turkmenistan.
Expressing confidence that the fruitful interstate relations, which have passed the test of time and proved their effectiveness, will continue to steadily strengthen and expand for the common good, the incumbent President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, the newly elected President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov and the President of the People's Republic of China Xi Jinping wished each other health and success in responsible state activity, and peace, well-being and prosperity to the friendly peoples of the two countries.