Issue Brief on “Pakistan-Turkmenistan: Moving Ahead with Bilateral Relations”


Minister of Foreign Affairs and Deputy Chairman of Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan, Rashid Meredov visited Islamabad on January 15-16, 2018,at the invitation of Foreign Minister of Pakistan, Khawaja Muhammad Asif to attend the inaugural session of Pakistan-Turkmenistan Bilateral Political Consultations. The visit of by the Turkmen Foreign Minister reinforced Pakistan’s endeavours to deepen its engagement and economic partnership with Turkmenistan.

Pakistan and Turkmenistan enjoy close, cordial relations marked by trust and understanding. These ties are characterized by mutual respect, shared perceptions and common desire to promote peace, stability and development in the region. The two countries also cooperate closely in regional and multilateral forums.

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