On the 9th of August 2019, a meeting was held in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan with the representative delegation of the Swiss Confederation headed by the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Switzerland in Turkmenistan (with the residence in Baku) Ms.Muriel Peneveyre who has arrived to Turkmenistan on a working visit.    

After the exchange of greetings, the parties noted the active development of bilateral relations between Turkmenistan and the Swiss Confederation which consistently improve through the mutual visits on high-level and regular political consultations.  The diplomats considered the key aspects of cooperation in political-diplomatic and economic spheres.  The issue of effective collaboration in the framework of international structures, particularly the United Nations taking into consideration the status of neutrality possessed by both countries was specifically discussed.  

During the meeting, the issues of widening cooperation in the area of ecological security, particularly the water resources management which holds a significant place in the international agenda were also discussed. 

Then, Ms.Muriel Peneveyre presented her credentials to the Chairwoman of the Parliament of Turkmenistan. 

In the framework of her visit, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Swiss Confederation in Turkmenistan Ms.Muriel Peneveyre will participate to the First Caspian Economic Forum.