The exhibition on Central Asian culture was held in Brussel on Tuesday in the office building of the European External Action Service (EEAS), Sapar Palvanov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Turkmenistan to Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg, told Business Turkmenistan.
Stefano Sannino, Secretary General of the EEAS, Teri Hakala, the European Union Special Representative for Central Asia and the Ambassadors Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Central Asia to Belgium spoke at the opening of the exhibition.
In his speech, the Turkmen envoy Sapar Palvanov stressed that this event provides an opportunity to see the interconnected history and culture of Central Asian peoples.
Palvanov emphasized that historical finds on the territory of Turkmenistan, including brother countries, show that region was highly developed in science, construction and other important sectors.
The Turkmen ambassador informed about construction of thousands of buildings of various purposes in Turkmenistan and told in detail about the facilities under construction in the city Arkadag - the new, modern administrative center of the Ahal province.
Palvanov said that in recent years, trade-economic and cultural relations between the Central Asian countries have been strengthening, as well as inter-regional transport and logistics systems have been expanding. The diplomat added that multifaceted cooperation between the regions has been established in a short period, and joint projects and programs have been successfully implemented.
In addition, the Palvanov stressed that Turkmenistan is ready to continue sharing its experience in mutual cooperation with the regions.
During the event, participants were introduced to the history and culture of Central Asian countries. Turkmen national decorations, carpets and handicrafts were presented during the exhibition, and participants were offered Turkmen national dishes.