Today, a telephone conversation took place between the current President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and the King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.
After exchanging warm greetings, the interlocutors highly appreciated the traditionally friendly interstate dialogue, which in the modern era has acquired a new content.
Significant milestones in the history of bilateral relations were the official visit of the Turkmen leader to the Kingdom of Bahrain and the state visit of the King of Bahrain to Turkmenistan, which took place respectively in 2011 and 2019. As a result of the negotiations at the highest level, important agreements were reached and packages of documents were signed, which laid a reliable foundation for further fruitful cooperation.
During the conversation, the incumbent President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov touched upon the Presidential elections held in our country on March 12, following which Serdar Berdimuhamedov was elected the new head of the Turkmen state. According to the leader of the nation, from now on he intends to continue his active work as the Chairman of the Halk Maslakhaty of the Milli Gengesh of Turkmenistan.
Noting that in recent years, under the leadership of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, Turkmenistan has made significant progress in all spheres of the life of the state and society, King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa wished the leader of the nation success in his future work for the benefit of the Motherland and people.
Expressing gratitude for the kind words, the incumbent President of Turkmenistan, taking the opportunity, thanked the King of Bahrain for his great personal contribution to strengthening bilateral relations.
Then the leader of the nation handed over the handset to newly elected President Serdar Berdimuhamedov.
Warmly congratulating the elected head of Turkmenistan on his victory in the presidential elections, the King of Bahrain wished him great success in his responsible work at the highest state post.
Expressing sincere gratitude for the congratulations and good wishes, the newly elected President Serdar Berdimuhamedov confirmed his readiness to continue the course initiated by the current head of state, one of the priority vectors of which is the development of constructive partnership with the states of the Arab world. For its part, Turkmenistan intends to continue to strengthen mutually beneficial relations with the Kingdom of Bahrain in all areas: in the political-diplomatic, trade-economic, cultural and humanitarian spheres.
At the end of the telephone conversation, expressing confidence that the Turkmen-Bahraini cooperation based on the inviolable traditions of friendship and brotherhood, the principles of equality, mutual respect and support, will continue to develop dynamically, the current President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, the newly elected President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov and the King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa exchanged best wishes for each other and the peoples of both countries.