On Oсtober 17, 2019, a meeting with the new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to Turkmenistan Najibullah Alikhil was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan.
At the beginning of the meeting, the Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan presented the copies of his credentials. Congratulating the Ambassador on his appointment to a responsible post, the Turkmen side expressed its readiness to provide all possible assistance and support to the activities of the Ambassador in strengthening bilateral cooperation.
During the meeting, the sides expressed their commitment to the development of political dialogue, the intensification of economic cooperation between the two neighborly countries, as well as the expansion of Turkmen-Afghan cooperation through the foreign affairs agencies. Also the diplomats exchanged views on the current issues of cooperation in political, economic and cultural-humanitarian spheres.
The Afghan side emphasized the efforts of Turkmenistan aimed at the peaceful settlement of the situation in Afghanistan, and also the regular humanitarian help to the local population. In this regard, the measureless gratitude to the distinguished President of Turkmenistan for launching international initiatives to stabilize the neighboring state in a peaceful way, as well as for the tireless efforts on socially and economically restoration the state was expressed.