On February 24, 2016 Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan received the new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to Turkmenistan Mr. Mirwais Nab.
At the beginning of the meeting the Ambassador presented copies of his credentials. Noting the high level of Turkmen-Afghan relations, the sides discussed issues of further intensification of cooperation in various fields. In this context, the parties' attention was paid to the political and diplomatic cooperation, based on the principles of peace, security and sustainable development. The sides noted the necessity of organizing a meeting of heads of the two states, which in turn, will give greater impetus to the development of relations between Turkmenistan and Afghanistan.
They also discussed the development of a fruitful dialogue between the foreign ministries, taking into account the meetings on a regular basis. The sides expressed interest in developing cooperation in the international arena, including in the framework of international organizations by supporting joint initiatives.
At the end of the meeting, the Turkmen side expressed its readiness to provide all kinds of assistance and support for the Ambassador on his new assignment.