The state visit of the President of India to Turkmenistan has begun (photo)

Today, April 1, the first state visit of Indian President Ram Nath Kovind to Turkmenistan began. It will last until April 4th.

Turkmen state media have not yet reported on the visit. The Indian Foreign Ministry limited itself to one-line news - announcing that the country's president is leaving for a visit to Turkmenistan.

However , his first photos from Turkmenistan appeared on the official Twitter account of the head of India .

Rama Natha Kovind and First Lady Savita Kovind were met by Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov at the Ashgabat airport . “According to the Turkmen tradition, children treated the president with bread and salt at the airport,” the photo was captioned.

Then, in the presence of a guard of honor, he was greeted by the head of Turkmenistan, Serdar Berdimuhamedov .

Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan