AKIPRESS.COM - The meeting of Head of the Assembly of Turkmenistan D. Gulmanova with head of the delegation for the countries of Central Asia and Mongolia of the European Parliament Tomas Zdechovsky, who is in Turkmenistan on a working visit, took place on June 19.
The subject of discussion was the intensification of inter-parliamentary cooperation, which serves as an important tool for promoting constructive partnership, maintaining mutual understanding between countries, the Foreign Ministry of Turkmenistan noted.
Interaction with the European Parliament is developing within the framework of specialized projects and programs aimed at addressing the priority tasks of further political, economic and social development of Turkmenistan, in particular, the European Union-Turkmenistan Joint Committee, the Inter-Parliamentary Dialogue, the Dialogue on Human Rights person, consultative meetings between foreign ministries and on specific issues of partnership.
The parties emphasized the importance of work on the legislative support of the agreements reached recently between Turkmenistan and the EU. They spoke in favor of expanding the legal framework, exchanging experience, as well as holding regular inter-parliamentary meetings and consultations to enhance productive ties.
It was stressed that Turkmenistan comes up with initiatives aimed at solving urgent problems on the global agenda.
The meeting was also held in an expanded format, with the participation of members of the European Parliament delegation. The participants considered promising areas of cooperation in trade, economic, transport and communication, energy, as well as in the humanitarian and cultural spheres. In addition, the expediency of establishing the exchange of technological and information resources was emphasized. Particular attention was paid to digitalization issues.