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Afghan health facilities being supported by Turkmenistan 

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Saturday, 26 November 2022: Under the guidance of the Consulate General of Turkmenistan in Afghanistan (located in Mazari-Sharif), a solemn ceremony was held in connection with the full renovation of the city’s Health Centre carried out by Turkmen workers as well as the delivery of medical equipment and medicines from Turkmenistan to the Afghan side as humanitarian aid.

The ceremony was attended by the head of the representative office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan in Balkh province, the mayors of Garamgol, Gorgan, Andhoy and Khancharbagh districts of Faryab province, heads of health care institutions, residents and respected elders.

The participants of the event expressed their gratitude to The Honourable President of Turkmenistan, HE Mr Serdar Berdimuhamedow  on behalf of the Afghan people, noting their immense gratitude for the various humanitarian aid continuously provided by Turkmenistan to the people of Afghanistan over many years.

Heartfelt gratitude was likewise expressed for the Chairman of the People’s Council (Upper Chamber) of the National Council of Turkmenistan, HE Mr Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow, for the constant humanitarian and fraternal assistance and their efforts to bring political stability to Afghanistan. Subsequently a charity luncheon arranged wherein toasts to the good health of the President of Turkmenistan and the Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty (People’s Council) of the Milli Gengesh (National Council) of Turkmenistan were raised.

The representatives of Afghanistan’s “Milli” TV, “Tolqun News” of the Turkmen diaspora in Afghanistan and other local mass media took part in the event to provide an extensive coverage.

In addition, during the ceremony, Turkmen textbooks intended for grades 1-4 were handed over to Mahmut Khan Abdylla, head of education department of Garamgol region, to be used as a guide in Turkmen language classes in the schools of the region.

For further information 

Turkmen Foreign Ministry: https://www.mfa.gov.tm/en/news/3470

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