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Ashgabat celebrated the National Day of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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Ashgabat celebrated the National Day of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

The Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Ashgabat celebrated the National Day of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Turkmenistan and the Kingdom.

September marks the 92nd anniversary of the founding of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its unification by Founding King Abdulaziz Al Saud. In honor of this event, the Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia organized a Gala Reception on the occasion of the National Day.

A photo exhibition was organized at the venue of the celebration, telling about the different regions of Saudi Arabia, his future projects, and also the exhibitions “Expo” and “Vision 2030”. There was also a corner of traditional Saudi clothing and handicrafts from different regions of the Kingdom, a corner of Saudi coffee, and a corner of a calligrapher. All corners of the exhibition aroused great interest among the guests of the holiday. Besides that, a video was shown about the future cities of the Kingdom “Neom, Line and the Red Sea”, which are att present time being built in the north-west of the country on the islands and the coast of the Red Sea.

The honorary guest from the Turkmen side was Batyr Atdayev, Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan for trade issues.

The celebration was attended by members of the diplomatic corps - heads of diplomatic missions and representative offices of international organizations accredited in Turkmenistan, businessmen, and also a number of public figures of the city of Ashgabat and senior officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan.

The Solemn Reception opened with the performance of the national anthems of the two countries, after which the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Turkmenistan Said bin Osman Suweid and the Deputy Prime Minister of Turkmenistan B. Atdayev delivered a speech. In their speeches, they focused on the depth of relations between the two countries.

Then a Saudi folklore group specially invited from the Kingdom performed, which performed “Al-Saif” and “Al-hotwa al-dosari” dances, and also folklore performances from different regions of the country.

After that, the guests were shown a video about Saudi-Turkmen diplomatic relations since their establishment and development, and also about mutual visits between the two countries over the last 30 years.

At the end of the ceremony, the Ambassador presented symbolic gifts to all those present on the occasion of the National Day of the Kingdom.

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