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Posted by Institute of International Relations and Economic Cooperation on May 10, 2011 at 5:10 AM

Beginning of May 2011 is bringing an important diplomatic event for Romania , the visit of Turkmenistan President , Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov to Bucharest. President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has succeeded in constructing a friendly working relationship with Romanian President Traian Basescu and the bilateral relationship Romania-Turkmenistan is one of the most promising and rapidly evolving in the region.

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and professor dr.Anton Caragea in Ashgabat 

To withness and support this growing relation, in October 2010, Institute of International Relations and Economic Cooperation of Romania had awarded the most prestigious cultural distinction to President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov regarded as World Statesmen of The Year – MAN OF THE YEAR 2010 .

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov had imposed himself to international community by actions such as:

- Constructing a sustainable economic growth in Turkmenistan , a rapid economic development and the construction of a solid free market economy, based in the same time on the correct income distribution and with a high development of social protection sectors.

- The continuous development of social base of Turkmen people by investing in health and education sectors , investment and support that is responding to the most sacred and untouchable human rights such as the right to health ,education and productive life.

- The continuous development and protection of cultural and historical patrimony of Turkmen people, the transformation of Ashgabat in the pivotal connection center between Europe and Asia and in a light-house of development for the entire region.

- Continuously supporting peace and security on world stage and in the Central Asia region by important and internationally resounding actions such as transforming Turkmenistan in a neutral state and obtaining international recognition of this statue and hosting in Ashgabat the United Nation Center for preventive diplomacy in Central Asia. The last being an important initiative not only for the region but also for the world keeping in mind the strategic importance of Turkmenistan .

Romanian President, Traian Basescu, underlined in preparing for this visit that: ”Strengthening the bilateral political dialogue, the resumption of the Romanian-Turkmen cooperation in many spheres, including economic .., as well as agreements reached following our talks in Ashgabat on July 22, 2009, created the conditions for sustainable development of the relations between Romania and Turkmenistan .. and a visit Bucharest to continue the high level bilateral dialogue and identify new cooperation projects for the benefit of the two peoples.”

Now, Romanian people and Institute of International Relations and Economic Cooperation are waiting the visit of a great friend of Romania : President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov of Turkmenistan , in confidence that the bilateral relation will continuously improve for the benefit of the two nations.

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