Students of IUHD attended the conference dedicated to the working visit of President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov to the Republic of Tajikistan. President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov visited Republic of Tajikistan in order to participate in the meeting of the Council of Heads of States of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) as an honorary guest. The summit in Dushanbe was held with participation of leaders of the member countries of the Organization - President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, President of the Kyrgyz Republic Sadyr Japarov, President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, Imran Khan, Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan as well as the leaders of several States, having observer status with the SCO, including President of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Sayyid Ebrahim Raisi and President of Mongolia Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh (online). Prime Minister of the Republic of India Narendra Modi, President of the People's Republic of China Xi Jinping and President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin took part in the meeting in an online format. Through digital communication, UN Secretary General António Guterres addressed the Summit participants. Heads of a number of regional organizations, including the CIS, ECO and others, also attended the meeting President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov thanked the organizers of the meeting of the SCO Council of Heads of States for the invitation to participate in such important meeting as an honored guest. "We highly appreciate cooperation with the SCO and are convinced of its prospects for accelerated development of the Central Asian region, its transformation into the most important transport, logistics and economic centre of continental importance, a solid link of stability and partnership in Eurasia," said President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. As the leader of the nation emphasized, with all member states, observers and dialogue partners of the SCO Turkmenistan has close historical ties, long-term partnership relations based on friendship, good-neighbourliness, equality and mutual respect.