Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Rustam Emomali have discussed strengthening of interparliamentary cooperation

Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Rustam Emomali have discussed strengthening of interparliamentary cooperation

The issues of strengthening of interparliamentary cooperation were discussed today during the meeting of the Chairman of Halk Maslahaty of the Milli Gengesh of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov with the head of the upper chamber of the Parliament of Tajikistan, Dushanbe Governor Rustam Emomali.

The Head of Dushanbe came to Ashgabat with an official visit for participation in the interparliamentary forum “Central Asia – Russia” opening on May 12, meant to give a new powerful impetus to the development of the constructional dialog between states of the Central Asian region and the Russian Federation.

In this respect, the sides underlined the importance of activating and further expansion of the fruitful interparliamentary dialogue, aimed at progressive development of the Turkmen – Tajik contacts and successful implementation of existing potential of political and diplomatic, trade and economic and cultural and humanitarian cooperation.

As per the Tajik mass media, Rustam Emomali expressed confidence that due to the mutual efforts interparliamentary cooperation of both countries will be raised to the strategic partnership level.

Touching upon trade and humanitarian connections between Turkmenistan and Tajikistan, the sides with pleasure noted that the volumes of goods turnover in 2021 increased in three times in comparison with previous years, and this trend has continued this year.

With the aim of expansion of cultural and humanitarian connections it was proposed to increase the number of educational scholarships from both sides and to consider organizing Days of Turkmen Culture in Tajikistan in the near future.

The heads of the Chamber also have revised the situation in Afghanistan. In the current situation, Berdimuhamedov and Emomali considered it necessary to coordinate the work of special services for mutual combatting of actual global threats such as terrorism, extremism, transnational organizational crime, including drug trafficking.

The issues of development of bilateral cooperation, including the expansion of inter-parliamentary contacts, were also discussed today at the meeting of Rustam Emomali with the Chairman of the Mejlis of the Milli Gengesh of Turkmenistan Gulshat Mammedova.

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