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Turkmenistan-Pakistan relations explored at 5th IYDS in Islamabad


Islamabad, 14 February 2024 (TDI): Atadjan Movlamov, Ambassador of Turkmenistan and Dean of Diplomatic Corps, welcomed the participants of the 5th cohort of International Young Diplomats School (IYDS), at the Embassy of Turkmenistan in Islamabad.

A briefing session was held on the topic of the relationship between Pakistan and Turkmenistan. Pakistan and Turkmenistan have friendly ties built on a shared perspective on global concerns, as well as understanding and goodwill towards one another.

According to Ambassador Atadjan Movlamov, relations between the two countries are excellent and have the potential to go to new levels of collaboration.

Furthermore, the conversation centered around initiatives such as TAPI, the Fibre Optics Cable collaboration with Pakistan, the Arkadag Smart City project, land connectivity routes, and electric transmission lines.

Additionally, Turkmenistan put forward proposals for railway connections along the TAPI gas pipeline route.

Turkmenistan and Pakistan Relationship

It is pertinent to note that Turkmenistan and Pakistan share a diplomatic relationship characterized by mutual respect and cooperation across various sectors.

The ties between the two countries have strengthened over the years, with both nations recognizing the importance of fostering economic, cultural, and strategic partnerships.

Turkmenistan and Pakistan have engaged in diplomatic dialogues, contributing to the promotion of peace and stability in the region.

Cultural exchanges, educational collaborations, and people-to-people interactions further enrich the bond between these nations.

International Young Diplomats School

The Institute of Peace and Diplomatic Studies (IPDS) launched the International Young Diplomats School (IYDS) as a ground-breaking program to highlight the value of diplomacy in the rapidly evolving, globally connected world.

It is the 5th International Diplomats School, in which participants are given opportunities to interact with Ambassadors of different Embassies.

IPDS has organized the Fifth Edition of the IYDS from 13-16 February 2024 in Islamabad. The participants are young professionals with diverse backgrounds, students, and faculty members across Pakistan.

During the School, the participants will be meeting hosted by Ambassadors of different countries at their offices. You can see details about the program here, especially about our earlier cohorts. You can also see our profile here.

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IYDS is based on the model of the Public Diplomacy approach for offering an opportunity for Diplomatic Missions to meet diverse groups of professionals and young people from across Pakistan having various ethnic, religious, linguistic, and regional backgrounds.

Hence, offering the Diplomatic Missions to increase their outreach and interaction with the young people from across Pakistan.

On the other hand, IYDS offers young people to meet Ambassadors and Diplomats to learn more about countries and build stronger relationships while returning to their communities.

The group of 16-20 participants ages 18-40 having diverse academic and professional backgrounds from different regions of Pakistan joined to be part of the program.

The program includes visits to different diplomatic missions in Islamabad and information sessions with Ambassadors, Diplomats, and other Embassy staff.

Ambassadors and Diplomats will share insights about their missions, countries, and opportunities for education, development, and trade with the participants.

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