PM Modi accorded ceremonial welcome in Turkmenistan

Ashgabat airport(ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Saturday accorded a ceremonial welcome in Turkmenistan, where he arrived yesterday on the fourth leg of his Central Asian tour.

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He was welcomed at the Ashgabat airport by smiling children with the offering of the traditional bread ‘chorek’.

Hello Turkmenistan. I bring the greetings & goodwill of the people of India. Looking forward to a fruitful visit.

Prime Minister Modi will inaugurate a statue of Mahatma Gandhi and a Traditional Medicine and Yoga Centre here.

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This is the first visit to Turkmenistan by an Indian Prime Minister after PV Narasimha Rao’s visit in 1995.

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Besides Turkmenistan, the Prime Minister will visit Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.

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