The Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov Charitable Foundation, based in Arkadag city, was set up to help those in need, and recently, Ukraine sent a letter of appreciation to the Foundation. The event was attended by the Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, members of the Board of the Charitable Foundation, the khyakim of Arkadag city, heads of mass media, and the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to Turkmenistan.
In March of this year, the Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov Charitable Foundation for Assistance to Children in Need of Guardianship provided humanitarian aid to Ukrainian children, demonstrating the effectiveness of the traditional national custom of aiding those in need.
The message of thanks noted that pharmaceutical products and medicines were sent to Ukraine from the Ministry of Health and Medical Industry, goods from the Ministry of Textile Industry, and food products from the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan.
The Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, Minister of Foreign Affairs, commented that the current relations between Turkmenistan and Ukraine are based on mutual respect, equality, and mutual trust, and the humanitarian aid sent to the children of Ukraine is an act of friendship, reflecting the commitment of the Turkmen people to the ancient humane principles.
The Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov Charitable Foundation also sent humanitarian aid to the Republic of Türkiye and Afghanistan. This is a clear indication of the friendliness of the Turkmen people and their willingness to lend a helping hand.
The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to Turkmenistan expressed gratitude to the Hero-Arkadag and President Serdar Berdimuhamedov for the humanitarian assistance and cited the wise words of the National Leader of the Turkmen people that caring for children is caring for a bright future. The diplomat also handed over photographs depicting the happy faces of children from different regions of Ukraine who received gifts from Turkmenistan.
The Director General of the Children’s Recreation and Rehabilitation Center accepted the message of appreciation and photographs, noting that they would be placed in the Museum of the Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov Charitable Foundation for Assistance to Children in Need of Guardianship. The head of the Center also highlighted that the Foundation, created on the initiative of the Hero-Arkadag, helps not only young Turkmen citizens, but also regularly sends humanitarian aid to children from around the world.
The vice-president of the Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov Charitable Foundation for Assistance to Children in Need of Guardianship noted the importance of the humanitarian aid sent by our country to Ukraine. As a result of the tireless work of the National Leader of the Turkmen people and President Serdar Berdimuhamedov, humanitarian aid is regularly sent to different states, being a clear evidence of the strengthening of friendship and brotherhood between peoples. In the new epoch, Turkmenistan, along with other areas, is actively developing cultural and humanitarian cooperation, steadily increasing its authority on the world stage.
Then the event participants were acquainted with the conditions created at the Children’s Health and Rehabilitation Center named after Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to Turkmenistan highly appreciated the possibilities of the Center.
Today, thanks to the fatherly care of the Hero-Arkadag, young citizens of the Fatherland are surrounded by increased attention and love. The priority of the state policy pursued by President Serdar Berdimuhamedov is the support of the family, the protection of motherhood and childhood, the upbringing and education of the younger generation. Humanitarian assistance is also provided to children from other countries, which demonstrates the commitment of Turkmenistan to the principles of humanism, good neighborliness, and mutual assistance.