The President of Turkmenistan received the head of the Turkmen-Austrian Society


President Serdar Berdimuhamedov received the head of the Turkmen-Austrian Society, Neda Berger, who arrived in Ashgabat to participate in cultural events dedicated to the 300th anniversary of the birth of the outstanding Turkmen poet and thinker, internationally recognized classic of Oriental literature, Makhtumkuli Fragi, as well as to hold a number of meetings to discuss the current state of bilateral cooperation in the field of culture and prospects its further development, TDH reports.

Warmly welcoming the guest to the ancient and hospitable Turkmen land, the Head of state expressed confidence that the results of the current visit will be an important step in expanding the partnership between Turkmenistan and the Republic of Austria.

Noting that cultural and humanitarian ties are an important component of Turkmen-Austrian relations, the head of the Turkmen state highly appreciated the creative actions conducted under the leadership of Neda Berger, which have taken a special place in the development of cultural cooperation.

– You are an old and true friend of Turkmenistan. For many years, you have been actively participating in various holidays held in our country, consistently contributing to the development of interstate relations," President Serdar Berdimuhamedov said.

In this regard, the importance of cultural events held in close cooperation with the Turkmen-Austrian Society was emphasized. These are, first of all, concerts by the Turkmen-Austrian Symphony Orchestra Galkynyş, created 15 years ago on the initiative of the National Leader of the Turkmen people, Vienna balls, etc.

A remarkable event on the occasion of the upcoming 30th anniversary of Turkmenistan's permanent neutrality and the 70th anniversary of Austria's permanent neutrality will be the creation of the House of Austria in Ashgabat, initiated by Neda Berger, in the future, 2025.

The issue of holding the sixth Vienna Ball in Turkmenistan this year was also discussed.

Expressing gratitude for the tireless work aimed at strengthening the bonds of friendship and expanding bilateral cooperation, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov wished the head of the Turkmen-Austrian Society good health, prosperity and further success.