Following the official welcome ceremony at the Oguzkhan Palace, the heads of state hold a bilateral meeting.
The two leaders discussed the state and prospects for the development of bilateral cooperation in political, trade and economic spheres, cultural and humanitarian spheres, as well as pressing issues of the international agenda.
Nursultan Nazarbayev emphasised the friendly character of the bilateral relations of Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan based on the historic and cultural ties between our nations.
The head of state also noted that in the present context the construction of the Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan-Iran international railway will offer a good dynamics to the economic cooperation of the two countries.
President Nursultan Nazarbayev stressed the need to strengthen cooperation on the whole range of bilateral cooperation, including the development of transit and transport potential of Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan.
The head of state also laid an emphasis on mutual understanding and similar positions of both states on foreign policy issues.
In turn, President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov noted the importance of the visit paid by President Nursultan Nazarbayev in the context of further deepening and expansion of the cooperation.
“We attach great importance to your visit and are confident that it will give a positive impetus to the interstate dialogue between Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan,” Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov said.