Meeting at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan with the Ambassador of Japan to Turkmenistan

On October 4, 2022, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan was held a meeting of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Turkmenistan Hiroyuki Yamamoto. About this reports Press service of the MFA of Turkmenistan.

 

During the meeting, the diplomats discussed a wide range of issues of Turkmen-Japanese cooperation based on the principles of friendship, trust and mutual respect. In this regard was noted the strategic, sustainable and long-term nature of cooperation between our countries.

 

The Head of the Foreign Ministry of Turkmenistan thanked the Japanese side for the support provided in organizing a high-level working visit of the Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty of the Milli Gengesh of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov to Japan.

 

Discussing the importance of cooperation between Turkmenistan and Japan in multilateral formats, the parties exchanged views on the upcoming meeting of Foreign Ministers Dialogue “Central Asia + Japan” in Tokyo at the end of this year.

 

It was emphasized that Japan is a significant partner of Turkmenistan in the field of investment and banking. The expediency of intensifying investment activities in close cooperation with leading Japanese banks and companies pointed out to this end. In this context, the importance of the Joint Turkmen-Japanese Committee for Economic Cooperation was especially noted. Therefore the issues of organizing the 14th joint meeting of the Turkmen-Japanese Committee for Economic Cooperation in Tokyo, scheduled for the end of this year, were discussed.

 

The parties also discussed the possibility of holding an inter-parliamentary forum “Central Asia + Japan” in Ashgabat next year, designed to become an effective platform for discussing topical issues of multilateral inter-parliamentary partnership.

 

Along with this, the attention was paid to the organization of a number of cultural events in the short run, timed to 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Turkmenistan and Japan.

 

 

 

Source: Turkmenistan: the Golden Age Online Newspaper