An event titled "Presentation on Safe Tourism and Photo Exhibition of Turkey and Buffet Reception" took place on Monday at the Turkish Cultural Center in Turkmenistan’s capital of Ashgabat.
The event was held on the occasion of the Turkey’s Tourism Week in Ashgabat, organized by the Turkish Embassy in Turkmenistan. The Tourism week will last until April 22.
The event gathered ambassadors of foreign countries, a representative of Turkish Airlines, heads of international organizations and travel companies operating in the country, as well as media.
In his speech, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Turkey to Turkmenistan Togan Oral informed the guests about the Turkey’s safety measures for tourists visiting the country, including preventive measures for the tourists, their insurance against COVID-19, and the Safe Tourism Certification Program launched in June 2020.
The photo exhibition, held within the framework of the event, focused on Turkish culture and nature.
Turkey is the first country which recognized Turkmenistan’s independence and to open its Embassy in Ashgabat. Turkmenistan and Turkey established diplomatic relation on February 29, 1992.