On evening of July 10th, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Ashgabat, capital city of Turkmenistan. Shri Narendra Modi received a warm welcome.
Hello Turkmenistan. I bring the greetings & goodwill of the people of India. Looking forward to a fruitful visit. pic.twitter.com/Po8NlIrhTl— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 10, 2015
Salam türkmen halky. Men size 1250 mln hindi halkynyň adyndan gyzgyn gutlaglarymy getirdim. pic.twitter.com/W18LSEEfBM— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 10, 2015
Bu iş saparymyzyň geljekde hem netijeler berjekdigine tüýs ýüregimden ynanýaryn. pic.twitter.com/5IEQLGL6tX— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 10, 2015
Morning of July 11th, Prime Minister Modi’s day began with holding extensive talks with President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov of Turkmenistan. Various aspects of India-Turkmenistan cooperation were discussed by both the leaders. Delegation level meetings were also held.
Discussing India-Turkmenistan ties with President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. pic.twitter.com/7GwYKGG5NZ— PMO India (@PMOIndia) July 11, 2015
After the one-to-one meeting the delegation level talks. pic.twitter.com/ui0dRyzvX3— PMO India (@PMOIndia) July 11, 2015
PM Modi also presented President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov a specially handcrafted horse saddle.
Later in the day, PM Narendra Modi laid wreath at the Mausoleum of the First President. He also visited the National Monument for Independence.
Laying a wreath at the Mausoleum of the First President. pic.twitter.com/B0TVtNSxVj— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 11, 2015
Pictures from my visit to the National Monument for Independence. pic.twitter.com/FAY4D3B2Ju— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 11, 2015
Prime Minister Modi unveiled a bust of Mahatma Gandhi in Turkmenistan. Remembering Gandhi ji, the Prime Minister stated that solutions to two big problems faced by mankind today - terrorism and climate change, could be found in his the life and thoughts.
Shri Modi also inaugurated a Traditional Medicine & Yoga Centre in Ashgabat.
Was very happy to join the programme to inaugurate a Traditional Medicine & Yoga Centre in Ashgabat. http://t.co/1uoB0ntxdG— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 11, 2015
During the Joint Statement between India and Turkmenistan, PM Modi and President Berdimuhamedov stressed the need to strengthen institutional linkages between both Nations. India & Turkmenistan agreed to step up efforts against cross-border threats, terrorism and illegal drug- trafficking. Both India and Turkmenistan agreed upon working towards rapid enhancement in the levels of bilateral trade, investment and economic cooperation.
Shri Narendra Modi also met a group of students in Turkmenistan who were learning Hindi. They sang a few patriotic songs. PM too shared it with all his admirers on twitter.
Melodious singing by students learning in Hindi in Turkmenistan. https://t.co/rdOjLYolGY— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 11, 2015
And there is one more...इतनी शक्ति हमें देना दाता https://t.co/WMCO8ZaFfb— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 11, 2015
Concluding his visit, PM Narendra Modi termed it to be memorable and successful. He expressed satisfaction that India and Turkmenistan deepened cooperation in wide range of areas.
Türkmenistana iş saparymyz örän ýatda galyjy boldy. Bu sapar iki ýurduň arasynda ähli ugurlarda gatnaşyklary ýola goýar diýip umyt edýäris.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 11, 2015
This visit to Turkmenistan has been memorable. We have achieved substantial progress in deepening cooperation between our nations.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 11, 2015