On September 29, the Ambassador of Turkmenistan to Kabul Khoja Ovezov met with Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan Amir Khan Muttaki .
The head of the Afghan Foreign Ministry addressed the leadership and people of Turkmenistan with congratulations on the 30th anniversary of the country's independence and thanked "for the constant humanitarian support of the Afghan people in a difficult time for them," the Foreign Ministry of Turkmenistan reports .
The officials also discussed the organization of meetings of the business circles of the two countries to increase trade and search for new formats of economic interaction .
Meanwhile, on October 1, The Tribune India reported that so far only a small group of countries and UN organizations interact with the Taliban. Among them, the Turkmen ambassador in Kabul Hodge Ovezov, which, according to the official representative of the "Taliban" Mohammad Sohail Shaheen ( of Muhammad Suhail Shaheen ), Amir Khan Mottaki in detail discussed the TAPI project.
The publication notes that TAPI was once of decisive interest to India in matters of significant gas supplies via the land route.
On August 18, Mohammad Sohail Shahin said in an interview with Sky News that the Taliban are interested in the construction of the TAPI gas pipeline and in the implementation of other major infrastructure projects in the country.
On August 25, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Deputy Prime Minister Serdar Berdimuhamedov discussed the situation in Afghanistan and the construction of TAPI with Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmud Qureshi , who paid a working visit to Ashgabat.
Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan