Deputy Foreign Ministers of Turkmenistan and India held political consultations online. Turkmenistan was represented by V. Khadzhiev and India by V. Swarup.
During the Turkmen-Indian dialogue, the diplomats expressed their views on key issues of regional and global agendas. Among other things, the topic of Afghanistan was also touched upon. Discussing cooperation between the two countries, representatives of the foreign ministries of Turkmenistan and India stressed the need to increase the intensity of bilateral relations in a wide range of areas.
The parties agreed to continue regular consultations between the Foreign Ministries, as well as to support each other's endeavors at the international level.
In 2015, the presidents of Turkmenistan and India held a telephone conversation, another step toward strengthening the partnership between the countries at the highest level.
As participants in the India-Central Asia Dialogue and Business Council, the parties take an active part in the development of the region, contributing to the implementation of important projects of not only regional, but also international significance.
For many years, a Joint Commission on Cooperation between Turkmenistan and India in the sphere of technology, trade, science and economy has also been operating at the governmental level. The sides discussed further activities of this formation.
The diplomats also touched upon the construction of the TAPI gas pipeline, which has intensified recently. Turkmenistan, in turn, invited the Indian side to join the Investment Fund, whose task is to promote the development of private business.
Other important issues were touched upon, including the development of partnership in the post-pandemic period, as well as setting the main directions in all segments of mutual interest.