The Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty of Milli Gengesh of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov had Monday, 16 May, a telephone conversation with President Shavkat Mirziyoyev of Uzbekistan.
The sides discussed topical issues of Turkmen-Uzbek relations, noted the development of fruitful inter-parliamentary dialogue, including in the regional format.
Mirziyoyev congratulated Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov on the successful holding of the first Inter-Parliamentary Forum and the meeting of the Dialogue of Women of Central Asian countries and Russia.
The Uzbek leader stressed the importance of maintaining inter-parliamentary contacts in order to promote mutually beneficial cooperation in priority areas.
In this regard, the proposal was supported to make the Inter-Parliamentary Forum regular body, with a permanent secretariat in Ashgabat.
The sides also exchanged views on the international agenda, touching upon cooperation within the framework of multilateral organizations, including the promotion of peace and security, as well as the social and economic reconstruction of Afghanistan. ///nCa, 17 May 2022