Presidents of Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan Meet in Ashgabat

An official meeting ceremony between President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and President of the Kyrgyz Republic Sadyr Japarov took place in Ashgabat on Monday, the press service of the Kyrgyz President reports.

President Sadyr Japarov on Sunday arrived for an official visit to Turkmenistan’s capital of Ashgabat. He was greeted by the Minister of Energy of Turkmenistan Charymyrat Purchekov at the airport.

President Sadyr Japarov began his official visit to Turkmenistan with a visit to the Mausoleum of the first President of the country, Saparmyrat Niyazov, and the Turkmenbashy Ruhy Mosque. After paying tribute to the memory of the Saparmyrat Niyazov, the Head of Kyrgyzstan got acquainted with the mosque.

The President of Kyrgyzstan then visited the exhibition of export products of Turkmenistan and took part in the opening ceremony of the Turkmen-Kyrgyz Economic Forum. The events took place in the building of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Turkmenistan in Ashgabat.

On Monday, a meeting of the Presidents of Turkmenistan and Kyrgyzstan took place on the capital’s Independence Square. During the meeting, the Presidents of the two states introduced the members of the official delegations of their countries.

The Presidents of Turkmenistan and Kyrgyzstan then went to the Oguzhan Palace Complex to hold talks in a bilateral format.

(Photos: Official website of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic)