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Ambassador Turkmenistan Presents Letters of Credence in The Hague

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By Roy Lie Atjam

H.E. Mr Sapar Palvanov Ambassador of Turkmenistan, presented his Letters of Credence to King Willem Alexander.

In the order of succession, ambassadors are collected and accompanied by a chamberlain of the King with a gala carriage drawn by two horses at their residence in The Hague or their hotel if the ambassador resides abroad.

A military guard of honor and a Military band awaits the ambassador at the Noordeinde Palace. After a salute and playing of the national anthem, an inspection of the guard of honor follows.

Inside the palace, the ambassador hands over his Letters of Credence to the HM the King, followed by a short introductory meeting.

H.E. Mr Sapar Palvanov Ambassador of Turkmenistan meeting King Willem Alexander.

During the audience held on Wednesday, March 29, Ambassador Sapar Palvanov conveyed warm greetings and best wishes from the President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov, to HM. King Willem Alexander.  Ambassador Palvanov also confirmed that the Government of Turkmenistan, having appointed him Ambassador to the Kingdom of the Netherlands, seeks to further expand and strengthen bilateral relations in all areas of cooperation.

King Willem Alexander stressed that the kingdom is also interested in further development of relations with Turkmenistan.

It was noted that both sides have a great opportunity to raise the quality of bilateral economic cooperation to a new level. Priority areas of cooperation were announced, including energy/green energy, shipbuilding, inter-port cooperation, agriculture, information technology and more.

The King supported the proposal to establish a permanent dialogue between the business circles of both countries to study supply and demand in the markets of Turkmenistan and the Netherlands, the investment climate, business prospects and the implementation of joint projects.


Turkmenistan Ambassador to Belgium Sapar Palvanov met with the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in The Hague on 3 April 2023. During the meeting, Ambassador Palvanov presented Director-General Fernando Arias with his credentials as the Permanent Representative of Turkmenistan to the OPCW.

H.E. Mr Sapar Palvanov Ambassador of Turkmenistan, presented his Letters of Credence to OPCW Director General Fernando Arias.

The two sides also exchanged views on the prospects for cooperation. Turkmenistan expressed its readiness to hold joint seminars, conferences and other events with the OPCW, ensuring and managing chemical safety, and building up laboratory capacity in this area.

Director General Fernando Arias noted that in the conditions of constant technological development of the chemical industry and pharmaceuticals, one of the main tasks of the organization is to control the production and circulation of toxic chemicals and the fight against chemical threats.

H.E. Mr Sapar Palvanov Ambassador of Turkmenistan with Director General, Fernando Arias, Deputy Director General, Odette Melono and their respective teams.

In the margin of presenting Letters of Credence, Ambassador Sapar Palvanov avail himself of the opportunity to meet with the Director of the Clingendael Academy of International Relations, Mr Ron Ton, with whom Turkmen diplomats have developed good relations thanks to their active participation in training and courses organized for the countries of Central Asia and Mongolia. 

Diplomat Magazine salutes Ambassador Sapar Palvanov.

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