On September 20, 2021, a meeting of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov was held with the UNICEF Country Representative in Turkmenistan Christine Weigand, who is completing her diplomatic mission in the country.
During the meeting the parties noted the successes achieved and perspectives of further build-up of perennial constructive dialogue. It was underlined that for many years in Turkmenistan the National Strategies and joint projects which are aimed at improvement of multilateral social services for children are being successfully implemented.
In addition, it was noted that the work is underway to evaluate the current National Plan of Actions for Realization of Children’s rights in Turkmenistan for 2018-2022 and to prepare a new NPA.
In the course of the meeting R.Meredov expressed gratitude to C.Weigand for her personal contribution to the development of cooperation between this important UN structure and Turkmenistan.
In turn, UNICEF Representative expressed her gratitude to the Turkmen side for assistance and support of her activities as the head of the representative office.