CHAIRMAN OF THE HALK MASLAKHATY OF THE MILLI GENGESH OF TURKMENISTAN TOOK PART IN THE MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF HEADS OF STATE OF THE ORGANIZATION OF TURKIC STATES
On November 11, 2022, the Chairman of the Halk Maslakhaty of the Milli Gengesh of Turkmenistan, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, at the invitation of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, took part as an honored guest in the meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the Organization of Turkic States in Samarkand.
Upon arrival at Samarkand International Airport, decorated with the State flags of the countries participating in the current meeting, the distinguished guest was met by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan A. Aripov and other officials. From the airport, the motorcade of the Chairman of the Halk Maslakhaty of the Milli Gengesh headed to the venue of the Summit of the Organization of Turkic States - the Congress Center.
In the foyer of this majestic building, the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev cordially welcomes the heads of delegations of the member states and observer countries of the Organization arriving one after another.
After the official joint photographing ceremony, the participants of the high-level meeting proceeded to a large conference hall, where a meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the Organization of Turkic States was held.
A wide range of issues were put on the agenda of the Samarkand Summit, including the discussion of ways to build up multilateral partnership in all key areas, priority tasks for the further development of the organization, as well as actual topics of regional and international issues.
In his speech, Hero-Arkadag expressed gratitude to the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan for the hospitality and the opportunity for fruitful work and stressed that he considers the current Summit as an event that will give a positive impetus to the Organization of Turkic States in international and regional processes, will strengthen the economic, trade and investment, cultural and humanitarian interaction between our countries.
Addressing the participants of the Summit, Chairman of the Halk Maslakhaty of the Milli Gengesh Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov recalled that last year Turkmenistan joined the Organization of Turkic States as an observer, which marked a new milestone in diversified cooperation with fraternal countries.
At the end of his speech, the Chairman of the Halk Maslakhaty of the Milli Gengesh Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov once again emphasized the relevance of further strengthening the unity and cohesion between neighboring and fraternal peoples united by a common history and origin, expressing the readiness of Turkmenistan for close cooperation to achieve the lofty goals - ensuring peace, well-being and progress.
At the end of the Summit, the joint autocortege of the heads of delegations of the Summit of the Organization of Turkic States went to Registan Square, located in the center of Samarkand. Here, the participants of the meeting took part in the joint planting of seedlings of young trees as a sign of indestructible friendship and brotherhood of the peoples of the region.
After the planting of young trees, the heads of the delegations were photographed on the central square of Samarkand - Registan.
As part of his stay in Samarkand, Chairman of the Halk Maslakhaty of the Milli Gengesh of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov held separate bilateral meetings with the heads of friendly states.
Upon completion of the working visit to Uzbekistan, Hero-Arkadag proceeded to Samarkand International Airport, from where he left for his homeland.