India and Turkmenistan hold office consultations on Trade and Bilateral relations

Jan 13: The 4th round of Foreign Office Consultations between India and Turkmenistan was held on 13 January, 2021 through virtual mode. The Indian side was led by Shri Vikas Swarup, Secretary (West) and the Turkmen side was led by H.E. Mr. Vepa Hajiyev, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan.

The Consultations provided an opportunity to comprehensively review the various aspects of bilateral relations, including political, economic, commercial, defence, scientific, cultural, education and consular cooperation.

Both sides exchanged views on regional and international issues of mutual interest and agreed to enhance cooperation in the UN and multilateral arena.

The talks were held in a friendly and cordial atmosphere. It was agreed to hold the 5th round of Foreign Office Consultations at a mutually convenient date.