Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, May 16
By Huseyn Hasanov- Trend:
Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan discussed the cooperation prospects in the fields of culture and tourism during the visit of the Azerbaijani Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev to Ashgabat.
The Turkmen government reported, during the meeting with Garayev Turkmen President Gurbangulu Berdimuhamedov noted that Turkmen and Azerbaijani nations share common historical roots, cultural traditions and spiritual and moral values.
"The head of state stressed that Turkmenistan intends to continue further its efforts aimed at augmentation of the traditions of good neighborhood and cooperation in the cultural -humanitarian sphere, study and promotion of common rich spiritual heritage," the report said.
In particular, the issues of the Turkmen and Azerbaijani Culture Days in both countries discussed during the meeting.
Azerbaijani delegation arrived in Ashgabat to participate in the 290th birthday anniversary of the great poet and thinker Magtymguly Pyragy.
Edited by C.N.