PM in Ashgabat to hold talks with Turkmen leadership

ASHGABAT: Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif has arrived here on a two-day official visit to Turkmenistan.


The foreign minister of Turkmenistan received the Prime Minister at the airport.

A formal welcome ceremony in honor of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was held at Azadi Square in Ashgabat.

On arrival at the Azadi square, PM was received by the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.

On the occasion, anthems of both the countries were played.

The Prime Minister held one on one meeting with the president of Turkmenistan.

During his stay, the PM will discuss cooperation in different sectors including trade. The two countries will also sign a number of agreements and MoUs for cooperation in diverse fields.

During the delegation-level talks the two sides will discuss issues of mutual cooperation in various fields.

A few MoUs and agreements are likely to be signed during the visit.