A meeting between President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov who arrived on a working visit and President of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov was held in the city of Kazan, Republic of Tatarstan, Russian Federation.

After the onetoone meeting, there was an extended meeting with the participation of the official delegations of the two countries. During the meeting, issues in political, tradeeconomic, culturalhumanitarian, scientific and educational spheres, as well as perspective directions of cooperation between the two countries were discussed.

Later, a signing ceremony took place between Turkmenistan and the Republic of Tatarstan. During the ceremony, an Agreement on cooperation for the delivery of Kamaztype motor vehicles and their future provision of services, a Memorandum of Understanding between the State Concern Turkmennebit and the Tatneft Incorporated Community named after V.D. Shashin, a Memorandum of Cooperation for the development of projects in the field of chemistry of Turkmenistan, as well as a number of relevant documents on cooperation between several higher educational institutions of Turkmenistan and Tatarstan were signed.

Afterward, the joint cortege of the Heads of States went to the Beryozovaya District (Birch grove) of the Mirnyy Township of Kazan to the venue of the Tatar national festive holiday Sabantuy, where the heads of states watched the performances of art and culture masters of the two countries. Later, the President of Turkmenistan and Tatarstan visited the exhibition.

After being acquainted with the exhibition, the Heads of the two states took part in the opening ceremony of the national Tatar holiday Sabantui and made a speech. After the end of the festivities at the amphitheater, the Heads of States took part in a joint dinner in a specially organized national Tatar house.

After the official dinner was completed, the cortege of the Presidents of the two countries went to the international airport of Kazan, and President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov warmly told goodbye to the President of Tatarstan and flew out to the city of Ashgabat.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs Turkmenistan