Being committed to native traditions of good-neighborliness and high humane values, President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov signed an Order, according to which humanitarian aid consisting of essential goods, including the medical tools were donated to the Islamic Republic of Iran due to the increase of cases of acute respiratory diseases evoked by the coronavirus on the territory of brotherly country.
The ceremony of signing bilateral documents was held on the outcomes of the top-level talks.
To the applause of those present, Presidents Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Ilham Aliyev signed the Joint Communique.
The Agreement on cooperation in the field of migration; the Agreement on the mutual allocation of land for the Embassy of Turkmenistan in the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Turkmenistan; the Protocol on amendments and additions to the Agreement between the Government of Turkmenistan and the Government of the Republic of Azerbaijan on international motor service dated May 19, 2008 were signed at the intergovernmental level.
The following documents are aimed at enhancing partnership in the transport and communications sector: the Memorandum on cooperation in the field of information and communication technologies between the “Türkmenaragatnaşyk” Agency of Turkmenistan and the Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies of the Republic of Azerbaijan, as well as the Memorandum of Understanding on the construction, ownership and operation of fiber optic communication lines along the bottom of the Caspian Sea along the route Turkmenistan-Azerbaijan by the “Türkmentelekom” telecommunication company and communications service providers of the “Azertelecom” Limited Liability Company; the Protocol between the “Türkmenhowaýollary” Agency of Turkmenistan and the State Civil Aviation Agency under the Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
The Protocol on cooperation on the protection and study of the biological diversity of the Caspian Sea signed between the Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection of Turkmenistan and the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Azerbaijan strengthens the commitment to partnership in the field of conservation of biodiversity of the Caspian Sea.
The Agreement on Cooperation between Magtymguly Institute of Language, Literature and National Manuscripts of the Academy of Sciences of Turkmenistan and Institute of Literature named after Nizami Ganjavi of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences; the Agreement on cooperation between the State Committee of Turkmenistan for Television, Radio Broadcasting and Cinematography and the Azerbaijan Television and Radio Broadcasting Closed Joint-Stock Company; the Memorandum of Understanding between the State Library of the State Cultural Center of the Ministry of Culture of Turkmenistan and the National Library of Azerbaijan on cooperation in the field of librarianship; the Memorandum of Understanding between the Institute of Seismology and Atmospheric Physics of the Academy of Sciences of Turkmenistan and the Institute of Control Systems of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences; the Protocol on cooperation between the Turkmen State University named after Magtymguly and Baku State University are aimed at developing the dialogue in the humanitarian sphere.
The Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Finance and Economy of Turkmenistan and the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Azerbaijan on cooperation in the management and privatization of state property; the Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Justice of Turkmenistan and the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Azerbaijan on cooperation in the field of the state registration of titles to real property; the Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection of Turkmenistan and the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Azerbaijan on cooperation on land cadaster; the Memorandum of Understanding between the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan and the Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises Development Agency of Azerbaijan; the Memorandum of Understanding between the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Turkmenistan and the Azerbaijan Export and Investment Promotion Foundation (AZPROMO) are aimed at expanding partnerships in the field of property relations and entrepreneurship development.
The state news agency of Turkmenistan
Today in the morning, President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has arrived in the Republic of Azerbaijan with an official visit.
The Presidential airliner landed at Heydar Aliyev International Airport, decorated with the State flags of the two countries. In honor of the distinguished guest, the Guard of Honor were lined up along the carpet path. High-ranking officials greeted President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov in the air harbor of the capital of Azerbaijan.
From the airport, the motorcade of the President of Turkmenistan proceeded to the residence of the President of Azerbaijan, Zagulba, where top-level talks will be held.
It is planned to sign a number of documents in frames of the official visit of the President of Turkmenistan to the Republic of Azerbaijan.
The state news agency of Turkmenistan
The official meeting ceremony of greeting the President of Turkmenistan took place at the residence of the President of Azerbaijan - Zagulba. President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev greeted President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov in the square in front of the palace.
The guard of honor was lined up, and the Anthems of two states were sounded. The leaders of the two states introduced the members of the official delegations of their countries to each other.
Then the heads of the states proceeded to the residence and after the official ceremony of photographing on the background of the State flags of the Republic of Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan, the bilateral top-level talks in one-on-one format started.
The talks between President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and President Ilham Aliyev, which were held in one-on-one format, continued with the participation of the official delegations of the both countries.
According to the President of Turkmenistan the main goal of the current official visit to Azerbaijan is to further strengthen interstate cooperation, offer it with the new quality and content given the interests and the objective opportunities of our countries.
“Today, we rely on the meaningful understanding of the necessity to strengthen interstate relations, the coincidence of long-term interests in the main areas of world politics, on the realization of the huge prospects for cooperation in the economy, trade, and the humanitarian sphere”, emphasized the President of Turkmenistan.
President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov expressed believe that in the current environment it was necessary to further increase cooperation within the United Nations, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, the Commonwealth of Independent States, and other international and regional structures.
An official welcome ceremony has been held for President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, who is on an official visit in the Republic of Azerbaijan.
A guard of honor was lined up for the Turkmen President in the square decorated with the national flags of the two countries.
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev welcomed President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.
The chief of the guard of honor reported to President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.
President Ilham Aliyev and President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov reviewed the guard of honor.
The Turkmen President saluted the Azerbaijani soldiers.
The national anthems of Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan were played.
Members of the Azerbaijani delegation were introduced to President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and members of the Turkmen delegation were introduced to President Ilham Aliyev.
The guard of honor marched in front of the heads of state to the accompaniment of a military march.
The presidents posed for official photos.
On the 27th of February 2020, Turkmen-Afghan Business Forum was held in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan.
From the Turkmen side, the heads and representatives of a number of ministries and agencies of the country, including the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry participated to the Forum. Among the participants of the representative delegation of Afghanistan, there were specialists of trade-economic sector of the country and private entrepreneurs.
During the meeting, the parties touched upon a number of contemporary issues of trade and economic nature. The opportunities of expanding the variety of imports and exports between the two countries, enhancement of investments, facilitation of trade procedures, as well as the establishment of direct contacts between the business circles were regarded.
The parties expressed intent to intensify the trade relations in the field of energy, transport and logistics, communications and industry. The exchange of views on expanding the cooperation in the oil and gas field, as well as in the construction sphere took place. The participants agreed to continue regular negotiations on these matters.
Speaking about the social-economic development of Afghanistan, the participants noted the vital role of humanitarian initiatives realized under the leadership of the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.
President of Turkmenistan signed a number of documents aimed at the perfection of the energy sphere of the countryFriday, 31 January 2020 21:00
On January 31, 2020, the successive session of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan took place. In the framework of the session, the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov signed a number of vital documents aimed at the uncovering the energy strength of the country.
The Head of State signed the Decree according to which the State Concern «Türkmengaz» will settle an agreement with the Malaysian company «Serba Dinamik Sdn.Bhd» on procurement of the necessary equipment for the construction of the Turkmen section of the “Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India” (TAPI) pipeline, including the set of equipment for the gas-measuring unit.
According to another Decree, the State Power Industry Corporation «Türkmenenergo» of the Ministry of Energy of Turkmenistan will settle contracts with the foreign companies for the procurement of the necessary equipment, materials and techniques for the construction of high-voltage power lines and stations “Akhal-Balkan” and “Balkan-Dashoguz.” In accordance with the document the Turkish company “Çalik Enerji Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş.” will implement the necessary projecting, supply, assembling and commissioning of the telemechanics systems, communications and programme supply of the electric power transmission lines.
These documents are aimed at further uncovering of the energy potential of Turkmenistan, as well as offering the given resources to the international markets.
On January 10, 2020, the meeting of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Turkmenistan to Georgia Mr. D. Muratov with the President of Georgia Her Excellency Mrs. S. Zourabichvili was held at the “Orbeliani” Presidential Palace.
In the beginning of the meeting, the Ambassador conveyed the invitation letter of the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov addressed to the President of Georgia and inviting her to participate to the International Conference «Policy of Neutrality and its importance in ensuring international peace, security and sustainable development», dedicated to the 25th anniversary of Neutrality, which will be held on December 11-12, 2020 in Ashgabat.
During the conversation, the parties noted the vital role of the policy of permanent Neutrality implemented under the leadership of the President of Turkmenistan and aimed at ensuring peace, international security and sustainable development.
The bilateral relations in political, trade-economic and cultural-humanitarian spheres were also discussed.
Briefing dedicated to the 25th Anniversary of Permanent Neutrality of Turkmenistan was held in TbilisiSaturday, 18 January 2020 12:31
On January 17, 2020, Embassy of Turkmenistan in Georgia held the briefing dedicated to the 25th Anniversary of Permanent Neutrality of Turkmenistan.
The briefing was attended by the representatives of «TV-24», publishing group «Georgian Business Consulting Group», news agency «News Day Georgia», newspapers of «Resonance», «Multinational Georgia», «Free Georgia» and other representatives of Georgian media.
Ambassador of Turkmenistan in Georgia Mr. Dovlet Muratov noted in his speech that legal status of neutrality is the highest expression of primordial peace-loving traditions of Turkmen nation and undoubtedly, is a phenomenon in the system of international law. Adoption of Special Resolution on Permanent Neutrality of Turkmenistan with unanimous support of 185 member countries of the UN on December 12, 1995, has become an important event in the world politics. Repeat adoption of this Resolution on June 3, 2015, as well as adoption of the Resolution by the UN General Assembly on declaration of December 12 as International Neutrality Day eloquently testifies to the importance of neutrality in modern conditions. President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov considers neutrality as a mechanism for combining geopolitical interests, an important factor in ensuring regional stability and establishing a civilized dialogue on constructive bases.
The participants of briefing were informed that in Turkmenistan 2020 was declared as a year of «Turkmenistan - Home of Neutrality».
During the briefing, Georgian media representatives noted the great importance of the international conference «Turkmenistan and International Organizations: Cooperation for Peace and Development», successfully held on January 14, 2020 in Ashgabat, with the participation of the President of Turkmenistan, dedicated to the 25th anniversary of Turkmenistan's permanent neutrality.
Representatives of the Georgian media expressed their gratitude to the Embassy of Turkmenistan in Georgia for organizing and conducting the briefing and congratulated Turkmen people on the jubilee date. At the end of the event, guests were offered treats including Turkmen national dishes.