On October 22, 2023, in Riyadh, as part of the visit of a delegation led by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan B.Myatiev to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, bilateral political consultations were held between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan and Saudi Arabia. The Saudi side was represented by Deputy Foreign Minister Walid El-Khereiji.

During the consultations, the parties highly appreciated the level of bilateral cooperation in the political-diplomatic, trade-economic and cultural-humanitarian spheres and discussed ways for further development of multifaceted Turkmen-Saudi relations.

At the same time, the diplomats exchanged views on the international and regional agenda.


During the visit, the delegation of Turkmenistan held negotiations at the Ministry of energy of Saudi Arabia. At the meeting, the parties discussed the possibilities of cooperation between the two countries in the oil, gas and chemical fields, including renewable energy sources.


On the same day, a meeting was held between the head of the State Bank for Foreign Economic Affairs of Turkmenistan R.Jepbarov and the executive director of the Saudi Development Fund Sultan Al Marshad, during which issues related to the Fund’s financing of social projects in Turkmenistan were discussed.


As part of the visit, the Turkmen delegation also held a meeting with representatives of the Saudi Arabia Global Pipeline Company.