President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will be in Ashgabat, the capital of Turkmenistan, on November 27-28, 2021 to pay an official visit and attend the 15th Summit of Heads of Member States of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) at the invitation of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov of Turkmenistan.
During the talks to be held as part of the official visit on November 27, 2021, all aspects of Turkey-Turkmenistan relations and steps aimed at further enhancing the cooperation between the two countries in various areas will be discussed, and views on regional issues will be exchanged.
Following his official visit, President Erdoğan will attend the 15th ECO Summit to be held under the chairmanship of President Berdimuhamedov of Turkmenistan on November 28, 2021 with the theme of “Into the Future Together”.
The heads of member states will discuss the enhancement of the efficiency of the ECO, of which Turkey is a founding member, the expansion of the trade and transportation networks between the member countries, the fight against COVID-19 and the improvement of the cooperation and coordination within the ECO with the aim of preparing for the post-pandemic era, and the strengthening of the future-oriented economic cooperation.
President Erdoğan is likely to hold bilateral meetings with some of the participating heads of the member countries on the sidelines of the Summit during which he will hand over the term presidency of the organization to President Berdimuhamedov of Turkmenistan.
Respectfully announced to the public.