The European Union Delegation to Turkmenistan conducted a reception on the occasion of the Europe Day. The event is the first official celebration of the Europe Day since the opening of the Delegation in Turkmenistan in 2019.
The reception brought together close to 300 representatives of the national partners, private sector, civil society, media and social media influencers, EU-funded project staff, representatives of the diplomatic corps and international organizations, winners of the EU Delegation social media contests and most active volunteers.
The event was solemnly opened by the orchestra of the children’s violin orchestra “Mukam” and the classic music orchestra led by Rasul Klychev who played the national anthem of Turkmenistan and the anthem of the European Union. Then the Ambassador of the European Union to Turkmenistan Diego Ruiz Alonso and the Minister of finance and economy M. Serdarov delivered opening statements.
Both delivered messages on prospects of the relations and what the opening of the EU Delegation meant for the deepening of the bilateral relations.
The black tie event received an unusual large coverage in media and social networks.