In China, Toylyev was shown an ambulance for rapid tests for COVID-19, and Chakiev seems to be using pirated Windows

On February 4, a delegation from Turkmenistan arrived in China. On this day, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov , who headed it, took part in the opening of the Winter Olympic Games, and the vice-premiers held meetings with their Chinese counterparts.

Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov met with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi . According to the press service of the Chinese Foreign Ministry, Meredov thanked the Chinese side for its support in the fight against the pandemic and expressed interest in developing cooperation in the energy sector and in implementing joint infrastructure projects.

Wang Yi proposed holding a third meeting of representatives of Afghanistan's neighboring countries in order to coordinate efforts to maintain stability in the region. To counter terrorism in Afghanistan, it is necessary to pursue an inclusive and peaceful policy with the Afghan government, the Chinese Foreign Minister said.

Deputy Prime Minister of Turkmenistan for science and education, health and sports Sapardurdy Toylyev met with representatives of the health sector of China, the state information agency TDH reports . The Turkmen official was shown ambulances equipped with the necessary equipment for conducting rapid tests for COVID-19.

The head of the Transport and Communications Agency under the Cabinet of Ministers , Mammetkhan Chakiev , held online negotiations with representatives of Chinese companies.

In the footage of the Turkmen television report, you can see that the head of the Turkmen transport agency is using an unactivated copy of Windows. This may indicate that a pirated copy of the operating system is installed on the official's computer.

With the head of the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation, Chakiev discussed the transit of China's export and import cargoes through Turkmenistan, the increase in transit cargo transportation by rail and the supply of spare parts for diesel locomotives and passenger cars.

According to TDH, at a meeting with the leaders of China Machinery Engineering Corporation, " the intention to cooperate in the field of financing shipbuilding projects implemented in Turkmenistan and training of specialists" was announced . It is not clear from the text whether this means that Chakiev only offered to finance the construction of ships and the answer has not yet been received, or whether the Chinese company itself is interested in investing in Turkmen shipbuilding.

Representatives of the Coordination Center for International Container Trains of the China Transport and Communications Association discussed with a representative of the Turkmen delegation the possibility of transit of freight container trains to Europe and Turkey through the territory of Turkmenistan.

Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan