Photo: The Council of Turkic Ambassadors in South Africa
Photo Credit Dirco: H.E. Batyr Rejepov of Turkmenistan presenting his Letter of Credence to His Excellency President Cyril Ramaphosa
12 August 2022
The Council of Turkic Ambassadors in South Africa met with H.E. Mr. Batyr Rejepov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Turkmenistan to the Republic of South Africa, with residence in Nur-Sultan as the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Turkmenistan to the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Ambassador Batyr Rejepov was appointed as the first in the history Ambassador of Turkmenistan to South Africa (non-resident) on 17 October 2021
H.E. Batyr Rejepov of Turkmenistan presented his Letter of Credence to His Excellency President Cyril Ramaphosa, President of the Republic of South Africa, on 11 August 2022.
South Africa and Turkmenistan established full diplomatic relations in 1992. The South African Embassy in Astana is accredited on a non-residential basis to the Republic of Turkmenistan.
As there is no South African resident representation in Turkmenistan, the South African Ambassador to Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan H E Ms K S T Matthews is accredited to Ashgabat, urkmenistan on a non-resident basis.
The Council of Turkic Ambassadors in South Africa welcomed Ambassador Batyr Rejepov and wholeheartedly congratulated H.E. Ambassador Batyr Rejepov, and cordially wished His Excellency sound health, good luck and happiness, as well as prosperity and well-being to the brotherly People and Government of Turkmenistan.