President Rouhani officially welcomed at Turkmenistan's presidential palace/Meeting, signing of cooperation documents begins

The president of the Islamic Republic of Iran was officially welcomed by Turkmen counterpart Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow on Tuesday at the presidential palace of Turkmenistan.

Tue 27 - March 2018 - 11:27

After the national anthem of the two countries were played, Dr Hassan Rouhani and President Berdimuhamedow reviewed the honour guards and introduced their high-ranking delegations to each other.

After the official ceremony, meeting between the two presidents of Iran and Turkmenistan and the high-ranking delegations of the two countries began.

After the talks between presidents and high-ranking Iranian and Turkmen delegations, a number of cooperation documents will be signed by the authorities of the two countries.

Private sector businessmen from Iran and Turkmenistan will meet in Ashgabat today with the aim of seeking ways to develop and consolidate economic cooperation.

Dr Rouhani is scheduled to have a short trip to the historic city of Merv to make pilgrimage to the holy shrine of the companions of the Prophet of Islam (PBUH) and other holy sites on Wednesday.

He is also set to leave Turkmenistan for the Republic of Azerbaijan late on Wednesday at the official invitation of the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev.

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