The President of Uzbekistan congratulated the Chairman of the Halk Maslakhaty Milli Gengesh of Turkmenistan

On June 29, the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev had a telephone conversation with the Chairman of the Halk Maslakhaty Milli Gengesh of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimukhamedov.

At the beginning of the conversation, the head of our state cordially congratulated Gurbanguly Berdimukhamedov on his 65th birthday, sincerely wishing him good health, well-being and success, peace and prosperity to the fraternal people of Turkmenistan.

The great contribution of Gurbanguly Berdimukhamedov to the formation of modern Turkmenistan and increasing the authority of the state in the international arena, strengthening the Uzbek-Turkmen relations of friendship, good neighborliness and strategic partnership was especially noted.

Issues of further expansion of multifaceted cooperation between the two countries in the context of preparations for the upcoming visit of the President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimukhamedov to Uzbekistan were discussed.

Special attention is paid to the promotion of joint projects of cooperation in the field of trade and industry, transport and logistics, energy, agriculture, as well as the intensification of interregional contacts and cultural and humanitarian exchange.

An exchange of views also took place on topical aspects of regional cooperation, including on issues of promoting a lasting peace and the socio-economic reconstruction of Afghanistan.

The leader of Uzbekistan sincerely wished successful holding of the sixth Caspian summit, which is being held these days in the capital of Turkmenistan.