The foundation of a joint Russian-Turkmenian university in Ashgabat may be laid in 2023. The Russian Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matvienko announced it today after a meeting with her Turkmen counterpart Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov, TASS reports.
"I want to express my deep gratitude to Gurbanguly Myalikgulyevich for his constant attention to the Russian language and Russian culture in general, his care for their study and popularization. We are also grateful for his initiative to establish the Russian-Turkmen University in Ashgabat. Gurbanguly Myalikgulyevich has already announced that next year, in the year of the Russian language, we can already lay the foundation", Matvienko said.
"We're doing everything we can to speed up our part of the job," she assured me.
In addition, today Matvienko and Berdymukhamedov signed an agreement to establish an interparliamentary commission on cooperation.