On September 8-9, 2022, the delegation of Turkmenistan headed by the Chairman of the Mejlis of the Milli Gengesh Gulshat Mammedova participated in the 14th Summit of Women Speakers of Parliament of the Member States of the Inter-Parliamentary Union held in Tashkent.
This Forum held on the theme “Parliamentary Leadership: Anticipating Risks to Better Deliver Sustainability and Prosperity”, is attended by the heads of international organizations such as the UN, the Inter-Parliamentary Union, the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly, the CIS Inter-Parliamentary Assembly, as well as more than 120 representatives of parliaments from 17 countries.
The summit discusses the priority tasks facing parliaments, as well as guaranteeing gender equality in the processes of the crisis caused by the pandemic, ensuring sustainable development and prosperity, and empowering women in economic recovery.
Speaker of the Mejlis of the Milli Gengesh Gulshat Mammedova, speaking at the Summit, noted that Turkmenistan attaches great importance to the use of tools of parliamentary diplomacy in strengthening peace and security, including enhancing the role of women parliamentarians.
The readiness of the National Parliament of Turkmenistan for bilateral and multilateral cooperation in the field of ensuring peace and security, achieving sustainable development goals was expressed.
As part of the visit program, the Chairman of the Mejlis of the Milli Gengesha was received by the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev.
The Chairman of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan conveyed to the leader of Uzbekistan the sincere greetings and best wishes of the President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov and the Chairman of the Halk Maslakhaty of the Milli Gengesh of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.
The President of Uzbekistan noted with deep satisfaction the current high level of Turkmen-Uzbek relations based on strong ties of friendship and good neighborliness, trust and strategic partnership.
During the visit, the Turkmen delegation also met with the Chairman of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan, Tanzila Narbayeva.
During the meeting, the role of inter-parliamentary dialogue in strengthening multifaceted cooperation and strategic partnership between the countries was noted. The parties also focused on the activities of the inter-parliamentary friendship groups established under the parliaments of the two countries, the progressive strengthening of ties between the committees of the parliaments.