Highlights

Appointments Committee of the Cabinet selected Dr. Vidhu P. Nair has appointed  as the next Ambassador of India to Turkmenistan. He is presently serving as the Director in the Ministry of External Affairs. Dr. Vidhu P. is a Foreign Service Officer of 2002 batch.

Capital: Ashgabat

Currency: Turkmenistan manat

Language: Turkmen

Population: 58.5 lakhs (2018)