The Chairman of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan discussed important areas of bilateral cooperation in Japan

In Japan, on February 21, a meeting was held between the Chairman of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan Dunyagozel Gulmanova and the Secretary General of the Cabinet of Ministers of Japan Yoshimasa Hayashi, reports the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan.

During the meeting, the parties discussed important areas of Turkmen-Japanese cooperation in the political, trade, economic, cultural and humanitarian spheres, as well as the development of inter-parliamentary relations.

The speaker of the Turkmen parliament noted that Turkmenistan attaches special importance to the development of mutually beneficial partnership with Japan.  Particular attention was paid to the work of the “Central Asia + Japan” dialogue in the context of the positive experience of Turkmen-Japanese cooperation within the framework of international and regional organizations.

An exchange of views on bilateral trade and economic relations also took place, and the need to continue work on promising projects in Turkmenistan with the participation of Japanese companies was noted.

The parties also called for expanding cultural and humanitarian dialogue.  In this regard, the importance of teaching Turkmen and Japanese languages ​​in universities of the two countries was emphasized.

During the conversation, Hayashi focused on the fact that Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov highly appreciated Turkmen-Japanese cooperation in the chapter “A good person is not forgotten” in his book “Continuation of the meaning of my life”.

In this context, Hayashi emphasized the importance of further deepening cooperation and expressed gratitude to the President of Turkmenistan and the National Leader of the Turkmen people for their close attention to the development of Turkmen-Japanese relations.

The working visit of the delegation of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan to Japan continues.