On October 23, 2019, in the morning President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov had a meeting with the Chairman of the House of Representatives of the Japanese Parliament, Tadamori Oshima.
Warmly welcoming the distinguished guest, Mr. Oshima noted that it was a great honor for him to meet with the head of Turkmenistan. At the same time, the high level of relations between the two states was emphasized, as well as the dynamic nature of the established inter-parliamentary relations.
Thanking for the warm welcome and hospitality, the head of state, taking this opportunity, congratulated the speaker of the House of Representatives and all the friendly people of Japan on the accession to the throne of Emperor Naruhito. As the President noted, our countries have close relations based on mutual respect for each other, equality and the desire for progress.
Turkmenistan actively interacts with Japan in the political, trade-economic, cultural and humanitarian spheres. In this context, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov also emphasized the importance of a dialogue between the legislative bodies of the two states.
In the course of the meeting, the presence of a solid multi-faceted potential for building up the Turkmen-Japanese partnership in the trade and economic sector was noted. At the same time, cooperation in the humanitarian sphere, in the field of science, education and culture, received a qualitatively new content.
It was also stated that Turkmenistan and Japan are actively cooperating in a multilateral format, through reputable international organizations, including the UN.
At the end of the meeting, President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Chairman of the House of Representatives of the Japanese Parliament Tadamori Oshima expressed confidence in the development of constructive cooperation that meets the interests of the two countries and peoples.
Source: EMBASSY OF TURKMENISTAN ROMANIA - BUCHAREST