On the 3rd of August 2021, President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon arrived to Turkmenistan on a state visit.
The next day, the official part of the visit has started. In the morning, the motorcade of President Emomali Rahmon headed to the Independence Square located in the center of Ashgabat. Here, the esteemed guest was welcomed by the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.
After the exchange of warm greetings, the heads of states proceeded to the specially constructed podium. Here, the official welcoming ceremony of President of Emomali Rahmon was held. The members of the Government delegation of Turkmenistan were introduced to the President of Tajikistan. And the members of the Government delegation of the Republic of Tajikistan were introduced to the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.
Then the motorcade of President Emomali Rahmon headed to the “Oguzkhan” Presidential Palace Complex.
After the traditional ceremony of official photographing in front of the State Flags, Presidents Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Emomali Rahmon proceeded to the Bilateral Meeting Hall where Turkmen-Tajik “tȇte-à-tȇte” talks were held.
During the meeting, the Presidents reiterated the interest of two countries in further development of Turkmen-Tajik relations in political, trade-economic and cultural-humanitarian spheres. The heads of states noted the timeliness and importance of the visit of Emomali Rahmon to Turkmenistan in the context of expansion of the bilateral and multilateral dialogue.
The Presidents discussed the key aspects of regional and international agenda, as well as analyzed the state of external policy collaboration. The parties agreed to continue active dialogue aimed at the maintenance of stability and sustainable development in the region.
Then, the talks continued in the extended format with the participation of the members of the official delegations of two countries.
The sides considered the opportunities for strengthening the ties in the area of trade, energy, transport, industry, agriculture and water management, in the oil and gas sector. The agreements were reached on the development of interaction in the field of education, healthcare, art and culture, as well as the youth policy and tourism.
After the talks in the extended format, the signing ceremony of more than 20 bilateral documents was held.
After the conclusion of the signing ceremony, the Presidents of Turkmenistan and the Republic of Tajikistan addressed the representatives of mass media. They expressed content with the talks held and the bilateral documents signed, which are expected to facilitate the development of mutually beneficial partnership on a wide range.
Then President Emomali Rahmon visited the Gypjak village, where he paid tribute to the first President of Turkmenistan by laying flowers to the Mausoleum and visited the Spiritual Mosque of Turkmenbashy.
The head of Tajikistan also visited the Memorial Complex “Halk Hakydasy” in Ashgabat where he placed the wreath to the Monument of “Baky Söhrat” (Eternal Glory) and visited the Museum “Watan Mukaddesligi” (Sacredness of the Motherland).
In the evening, the President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon took part in the official dinner organized in his honor on behalf of the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.
The visit of the President of the Republic of Tajikistan to Turkmenistan continues.