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31 Jul

MEETING WITH THE REPRESENTATIVE OF THE INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF RED CROSS AND RED CRESCENT SOCIETIES (IFRC)

On the 31st of July 2019, a meeting was held in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan with the Under Secretary General for Programmes and Operations of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Jagan Chapagain who has arrived to Ashgabat on a working visit. During the meeting, the parties noted the effectiveness of humanitarian cooperation between the IFRC and Turkmenistan.  The guest expressed gratitude to the Turkmen side for fruitful cooperation....

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31 Jul

A MEETING WITH A MALAYSIAN DELEGATION WAS HELD AT AVAZA

On July 30-31, 2019, a working visit of the Malaysian delegation of “Petronas” company to Turkmenistan took place. The delegation led by President and CEO Tan Sri Wan Zulkiflee Wan Ariffin held a series of meetings with the heads of relevant ministries in our country. During the working visit, on July 31, the Malaysian delegation had a meeting with Advisor to the President of Turkmenistan on oil and gas issues Ya. Kakayev and Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, Minister of Foreign Af...

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31 Jul

THE DELEGATION OF TURKMENISTAN TOOK PART IN THE GLOBAL INFORMATION FORUM ORGANIZED BY THE ASIA-PACIFIC BROADÇASTING UNION AND THE TURKISH RADIO AND TV COMPANY

From July 29 to July 31, 2019, the Turkmen delegation took part in the fifth Global Information Forum organized by the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) and the Turkish State Radio and Television Company (TRT). The forum participants discussed a number of important issues, in particular the activities of the media at the world level. Ibrahim Eren, Director General of the Turkish State Radio and TV Company, noted that “at present, the media activity is one of the most important global i...

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31 Jul

THE SECOND MEETING OF THE ASBP-4 REGIONAL WORKING GROUPS IS HELD IN ASHGABAT

On July 30-31, 2019, under the chairmanship of Turkmenistan in the International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea, the second meeting of the Regional Working Groups on the development of the “Action Program for Assisting the Aral Sea Basin Countries (ASBP-4)” and “Improving the institutional and legal mechanisms of IFAS” is being held in Ashgabat. The meeting was organized by the Executive Committee of IFAS with the support of the Regional Program “Transboundary Water Management in Central Asia”...

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31 Jul

CURRENT ISSUES OF TURKMEN-SAUDI ISSUES WERE DISCUSSED IN RIYADH

On the 30th of July 2019, the first political consultations between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan and Saudi Arabia were held in the city of Riyadh. The Turkmen delegation was headed by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs B.G.Matiyev.  The delegation of Saudi Arabia was led by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for Political and Economic Affairs Dr. Adel bin Siraj Mirdad.     After exchanging warm greetings, the parties noted the friendly appeal inherent to Turkmen-S...

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29 Jul

TURKMENISTAN AND UAE ARE DETERMINED TO WIDEN MUTUALLY BENEFICIAL COOPERATION

On the 29th of July 2019, succeeding political consultations between the external policy agencies of Turkmenistan and the United Arab Emirates took place in the city of Abu Dhabi.  The Turkmen delegation was headed by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs B.G.Matiyev.  The delegation of the UAE was led by the Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation for Political Affairs Khalifa Shaheen Khalifa Almarar.     During the talks, the parties discussed current issues of...

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26 Jul

STRENGTHENING RULE OF LAW-COMPLIANT CRIMINAL JUSTICE RESPONSES TO TERRORISM FOCUS OF OSCE TRAINING SEMINAR IN ASHGABAT

Strengthening rule of law -compliant criminal justice responses to terrorism was the aim of a two-day seminar for over 30 Turkmen practitioners from relevant government agencies and the bar association which concluded on 25 July 2019 in Ashgabat. Organized by the OSCE Centre in Ashgabat jointly with the Action against Terrorism Unit of the OSCE Transnational Threats Department, the seminar focused on good practices detailed in the Global Counterterrorism Forum’s (GCTF) Rabat Memorandum. These...

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