On July 14, Shavkat Mirziyoyev met President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedow at the Kuksaroy residence.
A solemn ceremony of the official meeting of the distinguished guest took place there. The presidents introduced the members of the official delegations to each other. The ceremony ended with a solemn march of the guard of honor.
Then the heads of state held a meeting in a narrow format. Welcoming the guest, the President expressed confidence that the current meeting would open a new chapter in the history of the Uzbek-Turkmen strategic partnership.
“They are based on traditionally strong ties of friendship, good neighborliness, trust and mutual support,” the President of Uzbekistan said.
The head of state noted with satisfaction the positive dynamics across the entire spectrum of bilateral cooperation achieved through joint efforts in recent years.
“I want to emphasize that Turkmenistan is a reliable and key partner in the region for us. We are committed to the further development of full-scale cooperation, we intend to strengthen the strategic partnership with our closest neighbor in every possible way,” Shavkat Mirziyoyev said.
During the meeting, the heads of state discussed the prospects for Uzbek-Turkmen cooperation, paying special attention to the development of trade-economic ties, increasing mutual trade, implementing industrial cooperation projects, and using transport-transit opportunities.
In addition, the parties noted the huge potential in establishing interregional cooperation. There was also an exchange of views on issues of the regional and international agenda. The importance of strengthening the atmosphere of trust, good neighborliness and partnership that has developed in Central Asia was emphasized.
Serdar Berdimuhamedov invited the President of Uzbekistan to pay a return visit to Turkmenistan at any time convenient for him.