The Foreign Ministry of Turkmenistan held a meeting with the delegation of the Republic of Korea, which arrived in Ashgabat on a working visit. During the meeting, the sides discussed issues of further expansion of bilateral relations in the cultural and humanitarian sphere. Thus, the sides exchanged views on the draft agreement in the field of cultural and humanitarian cooperation between the two countries, which is expected to be signed during the upcoming visit of the President of the Republic of Korea to Turkmenistan.
The parties also exchanged views on the experience of cooperation in holding events such as cultural days, concerts with the participation of artists of the two countries both bilaterally and in the framework of the Central Asia + Korea forum. In this regard, the Korean side noted the importance of opening in 2016 in the Seoul Museum of the permanent exhibition of Turkmenistan.
The meeting discussed issues of cooperation between Turkmenistan and the Republic of Korea in the field of education. In particular, proposals were made for cooperation between universities, including between diplomatic institutions of the two countries.
The parties also exchanged views on the development of partnership in the field of sports.