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25th Meeting of the ECO Council of Ministers was held in Ashgabat

27.11.2021. 25th Meeting of the Council of Ministers (COM) of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) was held in Ashgabat to participate in which the heads of the foreign policy agencies of the ECO member-countries arrived to Turkmen capital. The delegation of Turkmenistan was headed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs R.Meredov.

President Gurbanguly BERDIMUHAMEDOV: Expansion of export routes – a strategy to ensure global energy security

XXVI International Conference “Oil and Gas of Turkmenistan–2021” The Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosted the XXVI International Conference “Oil and Gas of Turkmenistan–2021”, organised by the Türkmengaz and Türkmennebit State Concerns and the Türkmengeologiýa State Corporation in partnership with the Turkmen Forum Economic Society with the support of the British company GaffneyCline.

Telephone conversation was held between the Presidents of Turkmenistan and the Republic of Uzbekistan

On October 25, 2021, a telephone conversation took place between President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev. At the beginning of the dialogue, the Turkmen leader cordially congratulated the head of neighboring country on his election as President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, wishing him good health for many years, prosperity and great success in his responsible work at the highest state post.

The President of Turkmenistan and the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan considered priority directions of mutually beneficial partnership

As already reported, on October 24, 2021, President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev arrived to Turkmenistan on a state visit. On the first day of the visit the President of Kazakhstan visited Akhal-Teke horse complex of the President of Turkmenistan. Here the Heads of states watched a brood of elite Akhal-Teke horses.

President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev arrived to Turkmenistan on a state visit

On October 24, 2021, President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev upon invitation of the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, arrived to Turkmenistan on a state visit. The Presidents of the two countries visited the Akhal-Teke horse complex of the President of Turkmenistan, where the heads of states looked at the Akhal-Teke horses and watched the performances of the group of national equestrian games «Galkynysh».

In the light of modern realities and perspectives

In connection with the latest events in the Central Asian region, the value settings of the UN General Assembly Resolution, which declared 2021 as the International Year of Peace and Trust, are gaining even greater significance. This document was unanimously adopted at the 106th plenary meeting of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly in 2019 at the initiative of the President of Turkmenistan and 73 UN member states were its co-authors. With his initiative, the President of Turkmenistan emphasises that peace and trust in relations among states are a key value that contributes to sustainable development, peace, security and respect for human rights. Speaking about the relevance and topicality of the Resolution adopted by the Community of Nations, the head of Turkmenistan underlined peace and trust were exactly what humankind needed most of all, because at present these two inseparable concepts are becoming a key condition for cooperation and the ensuring of universal security and wellbeing. “Our initiative involves the development of specific measures aimed at reducing tension, peacefully, politically and diplomatically resolving disputes and contradictions and making responsible and balanced decisions in this regard,” the head of the Turkmen state said.

DEVELOPMENT OF INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION IN THE FIELD OF POPULARIZATION OF THE NATIONAL HERITAGE

One of the priorities of the state policy of Turkmenistan, consistently implemented by President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, is the preservation and popularization of the historical and cultural national heritage in the world. An important aspect of the large-scale work carried out in this area is the development of the selection of Turkmen alabay and an increase in the number of this unique breed. On May 2020, the International Association Turkmen Alabay dogs was established, the main goal of which is to continue the best traditions of the national school of dog breeding, using methods of folk selection and modern scientific achievements to improve the most valuable qualities that distinguish Turkmen Alabay from many other breeds of dogs. On August 31, 2020, in Ashgabat, the constituent meeting of the International Association Turkmen Alabay dogs was held online in Ashgabat, in which I took part on behalf of the Cynological Federation of Georgia. I would like to thank again for the opportunity given to me to take part in this event and to congratulate Turkmenistan on the establishment of the association. The agenda included issues of reorganization of the “Association of Turkmen Alabay”, and the creation on its basis of the International Association Turkmen Alabay dogs. Also, within the framework of the event, the draft Charter of this Association was discussed and approved

INTERNATIONAL FORM FINISHED SUCCESSFULLY

On August 31, 2020, the founders of the International Association Turkmen Alabay dogs held a video conference in the capial’s hotel “Archabil”. The forum, which took place in the conference hall of the “Archabil” was attended by foreign experts-heads of the state Ministry and departments, public organizations, the country’s media and key experts, as well as delegates from Armenia, Belgium, Belarus, Georgia, Iran, China, Russia, Turkey, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, France and many other countries cynology federation, associations, clubs, scientific observatory members attended online video conference. Agenda of the meeting was restructuring the Turkmen alabay dogs associations and establishment of the International Association Turkmen Alabay dogs. During meeting agenda of creating new associations considered and to its committee members elected from foreign members of the Executive Committee, the Supervisory Board and the Governing body.Beside that divisions of this association created in Ashgabat city and other regions their new directors appointed. As noted by the Participants of the forum, the protection and dissmenination of national values is one of the priorities of the state policy pursued by President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov on a regular basis. They stressed that further improvement and increase in the number of selective breeding of Turkmen alabay has become an im

Turkmenistan – The Republic of Uzbekistan: A course to expand strategic partnership

Negotiations between President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and President Shavkat Mirziyoyev The negotiations between the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev were held in Tashkent. The day before, the Turkmen leader arrived in the neighbouring country on an official visit.

Access to water – a fundamental human right

Consistently implementing its constructive foreign policy, Turkmenistan takes an active position in promoting water diplomacy and, with its targeted initiatives, makes a worthy contribution to the development of balanced solutions related to water resources. At the Third Consultative Meeting of the Heads of State of Central Asia, held in the Avaza national tourism zone on August 6, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov emphasised once again that the rational use of water resources was among the main aspects of regional cooperation. This critical aspect of the policy pursued by Turkmenistan is an integral factor in global sustainable development. The UN General Assembly adopted a Resolution declaring 2018–2028 the International Decade for Action “Water for Sustainable Development”. The Decade Goals put an emphasis on sustainable development, integrated water resources management and the promotion of international cooperation in this direction.