News 2 november 2017

Cooperation

International Oil and Gas Forum opened in Ashgabat

The OGT-2017 Forum has occupied a firm position and won high prestige in the world business arena, and the representativeness of its participants shows the great interest which is caused by modern Turkmenistan and its potential. The foreign business circles’ trust and desire to invest in the Turkmen economy are growing from year to year.

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President of Turkmenistan visits the National Museum of Tajikistan

During the get-acquainted tour, Abduvali Sharifzoda offered the eminent Turkmen guest insights into the museum’s history and told about its modern building that had opened its doors four years ago. It covers an area of more than 24,000 square meters. Twenty-two large and small halls with an area of 15,000 square meters house the collection of the Museum. These are the Department of Nature, the Department of Antiquities and the Middle Ages, the Department of Modern and Contemporary History, and the Department of Fine and Applied Arts. The Museum is also home to the Research Department that deals with written heritage, archeology and numismatics. The International Department is responsible for cooperation with foreign ...

Cooperation

People of Tajikistan get acquainted with the book “Turkmenistan – the Heart of the Silk Road”

Published ahead of the 26th anniversary of Turkmenistan’s independence, the new book by the head of state is deeply imbued with the idea of strengthening cultural-humanitarian ties, relations of friendship and understanding among countries and nations. The Silk Road that linked scores of countries together through trade, information and cultural contacts, is seen in the context of history and spiritual heritage of the Turkmen nation. The head of state explains in the Preface to the Reader that “the Turkmen played one of the fundamental roles in establishing and operating the Silk Road, whose every trade route could be a worthy addition to the UNESCO World Heritage List”.

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President Ram Nath Kovind expresses confidence in closer Turkmen-Indian relations

The bilateral relations between India and Turkmenistan have traditionally been characterized by mutual trust and friendliness. I am confident that our ties will continue to strengthen and develop in various areas.

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The President of Turkmenistan sums up the outcomes of the talks in Dushanbe

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

Speaking to the press, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov noted with delight the efficiency of the negotiations, during which the sides discussed the condition of bilateral relations, shared the opinions on number of international issues that present mutual interest. Large package of documents defining Turkmen – Tajik cooperation in important directions has been signed.

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Package of Turkmen – Tajik agreements is signed in Dushanbe

Under applauses of the participants, Presidents Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Emomali Rahmon out their signatures under Joint Declaration and Agreement on strategic partnership between Turkmenistan and the Republic of Tajikistan.

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Turkmenistan and Tajikistan are to intensify humanitarian cooperation

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

The cooperation in the educational sphere successively develops. Today, students from Turkmenistan get education in the higher educational institutions in Tajikistan. In this regard, it was noted that young citizens of Tajikistan study in Seydi Turkmen State Pedagogical Institute.

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President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov proposes to found Turkmen – Tajik business Council

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

In this relation, Turkmen side proposed to aim the work of Interstate Turkmen – Tajik Commission at finding of the ways for expansion of the product mix of supplies and increase of the volumes of export and import operation between Turkmenistan and Tajikistan. At the same time, study of the opportunities for exchange supplies of goods produced in Turkmenistan and Tajikistan as well as opening of Trade Representatives of both countries in Ashgabat and Dushanbe seem to be very topical.

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Turkmenistan and Tajikistan – to develop cooperation in the environmental sphere

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan also stands for the further intensification and improvement of the work of the International Fund for the Aral Sea (IFAS), an important regional structure aimed at ensuring cooperation to improve the ecological and socio-economic situation in the Aral region. As the country, presiding over the IFAS, Turkmenistan jointly with the countries, members of the Fund developed the Concept that reflects the priority plans of joint work. In this regard, Turkmenistan counts on the close cooperation with Tajikistan to ensure the more efficient work of the Fund. Turkmenistan will host the Summit of the Heads of the Member States of the International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea (IFAS) in 2018.

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Energy projects are discussed at the talks in Dushanbe

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

Speaking of the cooperation in energy sector, the Head of Turkmenistan, taking an opportunity, invited representative delegation of the Republic of Tajikistan to take part in the session of the Energy Charter Conference chaired by our country this year in Ashgabat on November 28 – 29.

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Cooperation in transport sphere on the agenda of Dushanbe talks

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

With regard to the cooperation on the global transport strategy, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov emphasised that our country had drafted the resolution “Strengthening the links between all modes of transport to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals” and submitted it for the consideration of the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly. The leader of Turkmenistan expressed the hope that Tajikistan would support this initiative.

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Situation in Afghanistan is discussed during high-level talks in Dushanbe

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

We stand for active international support to Afghan Government and efficient integration of this country to regional and global economic processes, especially in such important spheres as energy and transport, Turkmen leader said. At present moment, humanitarian component is necessary aspect in support of the people of Afghanistan. In this context, Turkmenistan is willing to cooperate closely with relevant international structures.

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Turkmenistan and Tajikistan agree on the approaches to the cooperation in international arena

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

During the talks, the sides agreed on the approaches to the cooperation in the world arena. The intent of both countries to expand cooperation and coordinate the measures under large international organizations including the UN, OSCE, regional associations where Turkmenistan and Tajikistan are the members has been highlighted. Traditional practice of mutual support in the United Nations indicating the similarity of approaches of the sides to important issues of modern global development, particularly in such spheres as provision of peace and security, stable energy, transport, ecology and climate change will be continued.

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Leaders of Turkmenistan and Tajikistan hold talks in Dushanbe

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

The motorcade of the President of Turkmenistan headed from the airport to the Government residence.

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President of Turkmenistan addresses participants of the International Oil and Gas forum

Turkmenistan with its favourable geopolitical location has set itself the task to use this advantage to ensure the national interests as well as the interests of the peoples in the region and all around the world.