The Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan, Minister of Foreign Affairs Rashid Meredov and the Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea Kim Jin-pyo in a meeting in Seoul discussed the forthcoming official visit of Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, the Chairman of Halk Maslakhaty chamber of Turkmen bicameral parliament Milli Gengesh, to South Korea.
The meeting took place within the framework of the working visit of Turkmen Foreign Minister to Korea to participate in the 15th Central Asia-Republic of Korea Cooperation Forum.
Rashid Meredov conveyed warm greetings from President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov and Halk Maslakhaty Chairman Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and presented a written message from Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov to the National Assembly Speaker Kim Jin-pyo, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan said in its press release.
Kim Jin-pyo stated Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov's personal contribution to the development and strengthening of Turkmen-Korean relations in a wide range of areas, adding that he is looking forward to an official visit of Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov to South Korea in the near future.
During the meeting, the sides noted that the upcoming visit will serve as an important stage in the further development of traditional friendship and cooperation between the two countries.
Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov also held meeting with the Prime Minister of South Korea Han Duck-soo.