Ashgabat, 2 September 2021 (TDI): According to the order of the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov the humanitarian aid was sent to Afghanistan, which, in essence, became the first humanitarian supply of the Turkmen side to Afghanistan after known events in the neighboring country. It is necessary to mention that for the needs of the friendly country Turkmen side sent medicines, protective clothing for medical staff and medical supplies, disinfectants, medicinal solutions, protective masks, surgical gloves, means, and drugs for the treatment of coronavirus infection.
The ceremony of delivery of humanitarian aid was held in the town of Torghundi, Herat province. There was the participation of the provincial leadership of that region as well as representatives of the Turkmen Diaspora. The Afghan side expressed special gratitude to the Leadership and peoples of Turkmenistan, providing regular support to the neighboring country.
Turkmenistan is making an important contribution to the socio-economic development of neighboring Afghanistan. The country is implementing perspective projects in the field of energy, transport, and communication. Turkmenistan continues to support close international interaction in the peaceful settlement of the situation in Afghanistan.