On March 15, 2022, a telephone conversation took place between President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and President of the Kyrgyz Republic Sadyr Zhaparov.

At the beginning of the conversation, the head of Kyrgyzstan cordially congratulated the leader of the nation on the early presidential elections successfully held on a broad alternative basis, which clearly demonstrated Turkmenistan's commitment to further democratization of the Turkmen society.

Warmly welcoming the head of the friendly state and expressing sincere gratitude for the kind words, the head of state said that according to the results of the Presidential elections held on March 12 announced by the Central Election Commission, Serdar Berdimuhamedov was elected the new President of Turkmenistan.

At the same time, the leader of the nation noted that he intends to continue his active work, but in a new capacity - the Chairman of the Halk Maslakhaty of the Milli Gengesh of Turkmenistan.

Taking the opportunity, the head of state thanked his Kyrgyz counterpart for his great personal contribution to the development of bilateral relations and the established fruitful cooperation between the two countries.

In turn, President Sadyr Zhaparov emphasized that President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov is well known and respected in Kyrgyzstan as a wise politician who devoted his life to the development of a fraternal country and strengthening its authority in the international arena.

Speaking of this, the Kyrgyz leader emphasized the invaluable personal contribution of the head of the Turkmen state to strengthening relations of friendship and mutually beneficial cooperation with the closest neighbors in Central Asia, wishing the head of Turkmenistan great success in the new field.

Having wished the President of the Kyrgyz Republic good health, long life and success in all undertakings, the leader of the nation handed the phone to the newly elected President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov.

Taking the opportunity, President Sadyr Zhaparov congratulated his new colleague on his election to the highest state post, wishing him good health and success in his responsible work. We are convinced that the implementation of joint plans aimed at expanding traditional Turkmen-Kyrgyz political and economic ties that meet common interests will continue in the future, the head of Kyrgyzstan said.

Sincerely thanking for the congratulations and good wishes, Serdar Berdimuhamedov stressed that he intends to continue the course initiated by the previous President of the country, aimed at further developing cooperation with fraternal Kyrgyzstan, with which good traditions of friendship and good neighborliness have historically developed, meeting the long-term mutual interests of our peoples and countries.

At the end of the telephone conversation, the newly elected President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov wished the Kyrgyz leader good health and success in responsible state activities, and peace, well-being and prosperity to the people of the fraternal state.