The Consul of Turkmenistan in Astrakhan took office

The Consul of Turkmenistan in Astrakhan took office

The new Consul of Turkmenistan in the Astrakhan region, Guich Garayev, met today with a Governor of this region of the Russian Federation, Igor Babushkin.

Mr.Garayev handed the Governor a copy of the consular exequatur – a doc-ument certifying the recognition of a diplomat by the host government and authorizing him to perform consular functions. Mr.Babushkin wished the guest success in his new diplomatic post in the name of developing Turk-men-Russian relations.

The interlocutors discussed the main fields of constructive cooperation in many areas. Shipbuilding, education and cooperation in the Caspian Sea were noted among them.

They also discussed the possibility of opening a logistics center for goods from Turkmenistan on the territory of the special economic zone being cre-ated in the area of the Olya seaport. It was touched upon the issue of estab-lishing direct flights between Turkmenistan and Astrakhan, that will con-tribute to strengthening economic contacts and stimulate the development of tourism and business.