UAE, Turkmen leaders hold talks
Posted on27/08/2007 11:13:56
President H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and President Gurbanguly Berdimuhammedov of Turkmenistan held yesterday in Abu Dhabi a round of talks at Al Mushrif Palace in Abu Dhabi. The two leaders' discussed economic, trade, investment and cultural relations between their two countries and explored ways to further boost and advance them to the best interest of the two peoples through wider venues of cooperation.
Sheikh Khalifa and Berdimuhammedov also reviewed the latest regional and international developments and a number of issues of mutual concern."Berdimuhammedov's current official visit to the UAE further boosts ties and bilateral cooperation between the UAE and Turkmenistan in various areas", Sheikh Khalifa said.
Sheikh Khalifa expressed UAE's keenness on continuing coordination between the two countries as part of their distinguished relations on all levels. President Berdimuhammedow arrived here today Sunday leading a high-ranking delegation on an official visit to the UAE. Berdimuhammedov expressed gladness over his current visit to the UAE and meeting President H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. He noted the remarkable development and growth under the wise leadership of Sheikh Khalifa.
The Turkmen leader said his current visit is an opportunity to promote the ambitions of the leaderships and peoples of two countries to further advance their existing relations and partnership. Speaking high of Sheikh Khalifa's support to UAE-Turkmenistan bilateral relations, Berdimuhammedov noted the memorandum of understanding which was recently signed by two countries in the Turkmen capital city of Ashgabat establishing joint ventures between the two sides.
At the conclusion of Sunday's round of talks, the Turkmen leader expressed deep gratitude to Sheikh Khalifa for the hospitality and the warm welcome he and the accompanying Turkmen delegation were accorded during their UAE visit. Sheikh Khalifa conferred the Zayed Order on the Turkmen President as token of appreciation of the strong ties between the UAE and Turkmenistan. (Emirates News Agency, WAM)
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