Today, December 8, 2020, at Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan talks were held Rashida Meredova and new Ambassador of Afghanistan Khan Wali Khan BasharmalThe diplomats expressed their mutual commitment to expanding the Turkmen-Afghan partnership. The diplomats expressed mutual commitment to expanding the Turkmen-Afghan partnership and noted the highest level of political, economic, trade, cultural, humanitarian cooperation and cooperation within international organizations.
The Afghan ambassador thanked the government of Turkmenistan for its strong support for the state it represents, including humanitarian aid and construction of social facilities in the territories of Afghanistan - schools, health care facilities, newly opened mosque.
The participants of the talks noted the importance of large-scale Turkmen-Afghan infrastructure facilities - TAPI, fiber-optic communications and TAP transmission lines, railways. Also mentioned are Turkmenistan's aspirations to facilitate the integration of Afghanistan into global economic processes, including multilateral transport and transit projects such as Lapis Lazuli.