News 3 july 2017

In the spotlight

Presidential greeting to the participants of all-purpose Exhibition of Chinese Goods

Specialized review, which is held for the first time in our country, visually demonstrates considerable potential of Turkmen – Chinese partnership and the interest of the sides in expansion of trade and economic relations, - the message says.

In the spotlight

The President of Afghanistan reaffirms the readiness to build up cooperation with Turkmenistan

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

Noting the importance of Turkmenistan's initiatives aimed at enhancing international cooperation, he noted the role of Afghanistan in their implementation as a transit country. In this regard, the Afghan leader underlined the importance of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India gas pipeline, initiated by the Turkmen side, putting into operation of which will positively affect the socio-economic development of the countries of the region. The people of Afghanistan are pinning great hopes on the realization of this major project, being sure that we will all witness its full implementation, said the Afghan leader.

In the spotlight

President of Turkmenistan expresses the willingness to provide comprehensive assistance to Afghanistan

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

During the talks, the Turkmen leader continued, the sides focused on key areas of regional and international policy. In this regard, the need to consolidate joint efforts to ensure lasting peace, good-neighborliness and sustainable development in Central Asia and neighboring countries was noted. The necessity of creating conditions for the soonest integration of the region into the system of world economic relations was also stressed.

Cooperation

Belarus highly appreciates the achievements of Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan is reliable friend and strategic partner of Belarus in the Central Asia, - the Ambassador mentions. – Belarusian – Turkmen friendship is tested and is not subjected to any influences of the world political state. Constructive cooperation of Belarus and Turkmenistan on large international grounds is an example for other countries.

In the spotlight

Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Mohammad Ashraf Ghani speak to the press

Following the talks, Presidents Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Mohammad Ashraf Ghani hold the briefing for the journalists.

In the spotlight

Number of Turkmen – Afghan documents is signed in Ashgabat

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

Thus, foreign policy departments of both countries adopted the Programme of cooperation for 2018 -2019. Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation in carpet industry, Agreement on International Road Transport and Agreement on International Railroad Checkpoint on Turkmen – Afghan border were signed on intergovernmental level. The Sides also signed the Regulation on Organization of Railroad Transport between Imamnazar and Akina Border Stations.

In the spotlight

Key aspects of Turkmenistan-Afghanistan cooperation under discussion

Particular attention in this regard was paid to the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India gas pipeline. At present, construction work on Turkmenistan’s section of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline is underway. Moreover, the technical aspects of laying the gas pipeline on the territory of Afghanistan are considered.

In the spotlight

Leaders of Turkmenistan and Afghanistan hold one-on-one talks

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

At present, the relations between Turkmenistan and Afghanistan at the bilateral level as well as within the framework of international organisations are remarkable for the high level of mutual understanding and close cooperation. The Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline project opens up new prospects for collaboration. The implementation of the project will contribute to the modernization of the social and economic systems of the states and peoples in the region.