President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov congratulated Kishida Fumio on his election as Prime Minister of Japan, the “Vatan” news program of Turkmen television reported today.
In his message, Berdimuhamedov noted that Turkmenistan highly appreciates the effective cooperation established with Japan in the political, trade, economic, cultural, humanitarian and other spheres.
The head of state confirmed his interest in continuing cooperation for the further development of the Turkmen-Japanese relations “of a strategic nature”.
At the end of the message, the President of Turkmenistan wished the new head of the Government of Japan good health, happiness, as well as success in this high state post in the name of the country's further progress.
On October 4, the Japanese parliament elected a new prime minister for the country. It was the head of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, ex-foreign minister Fumio Kishida. 64-year-old Kishida became the 100th Prime Minister of Japan.