The Consulate General of Turkmenistan will open in the city of Kazan of the Russian Federation.
President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov signed the corresponding decree at an expanded meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan on Friday.
The Head of State instructed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to present the candidacy of the consul general in the near future, as well as to deal with all the issues of opening and organizing the work of the institution in accordance with international standards.
The resolution “On the opening of the Consulate General of Turkmenistan in the Russian Federation (Kazan city)” was prepared in accordance with the Law of Turkmenistan “On Consular Offices of Turkmenistan Abroad”.
By opening the Consulate General, Turkmenistan intends to further develop bilateral relations between the countries, as well as to ensure the effective provision of consular services to the population.
Currently, the Embassy of Turkmenistan in Moscow, as well as the country’s consulate in Astrahan, operate in the Russian Federation.