On June 29, a telephone conversation took place between the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.
The President of Uzbekistan cordially congratulated his colleague on birthday, sincerely wishing him a sound health, wellbeing and every success.
The modern Turkmenistan’s considerable achievements under the leadership of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, namely, the steadfast social-economic development and consistent growth of the country’s authority in the international arena, were emphasized.
Pressing issues in bilateral cooperation and the regional agenda were considered during the conversation.
The two leaders expressed deep satisfaction with the progressive enhancement of Uzbekistan – Turkmenistan friendship, good neighborliness and strategic partnership.
The need for further building up the mutually advantageous practical cooperation was noted, especially in trade, industry, energy, agriculture, transport and transit, tourism.
The heads of state also supported the idea of the continuation of active contacts in the border regions, as well as the expansion of educational, cultural and humanitarian exchanges.
An agreement was reached for the elaboration of joint programs and interaction projects within the framework of the bilateral Intergovernmental Commission.
The Presidents of Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan also noted the importance of close dialogue and coordination between counterpart government agencies to effectively combat the spread of coronavirus infection.
The heads of state reaffirmed their mutual commitment to the comprehensive development and consolidation of fraternal Uzbekistan – Turkmenistan relations.
The telephone conversation took place in a traditionally warm and friendly atmosphere.