Turkmen president awarded with Mustakillik order
Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Oct. 25
By Demir Azizov- Trend:
Uzbek President Islam Karimov awarded the Turkmen counterpart Gurbanguly Berdimuhammedov with the Mustakillik (Independence) Order.
The decree was published in the electronic media of the republic Oct. 24.
"President Berdimuhammedov was awarded for his contribution in the full consolidation of friendship and good neighborliness between the Uzbek and Turkmen peoples, the development of mutually beneficial and fruitful relations between Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan, as well as a significant contribution to peace and international cooperation," the document says.
At present, President Karimov is on an official visit to Turkmenistan upon the invitation of President Berdimuhamedov.
During the visit, the two leaders discussed the bilateral relations, important regional and international issues.
The joint statement made by the presidents and a number of documents aimed at further intensification of the Uzbek-Turkmen cooperation in various fields will be signed following the visit.