The opening ceremony of the Embassy of Turkmenistan in Doha was held on March 20 during the state visit of the President of Turkmenistan to Qatar. The ceremony was attended by members of the government of Turkmenistan, heads and representatives of foreign diplomatic missions accredited in Qatar, as well as the Foreign Ministry of Qatar.
The flag of Turkmenistan was raised and the national anthem was played at the opening ceremony.
It was emphasized that the event symbolizes the important role that Turkmenistan assigns in foreign policy to the development of relations with Qatar. It was noted that the work of the Embassy of Turkmenistan in Doha will correspond to a high level of interstate dialogue, embody their trust and openness, actively promote the further strengthening of a productive partnership in all areas.
The significance of the event, which coincided with the high-level talks between President Serdar Berdimuhamedov and Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, were noted.
The high-level meeting was another confirmation of the mutual interest of the two countries in the development of multifaceted cooperation, an expression of the goodwill of the peoples of the two countries to strengthen the ties of friendship.
The decree on opening a diplomatic office of Turkmenistan in Qatar was signed by the President of Turkmenistan in December 2022.