Meredov reported to the President on the establishment of the Turkmen-Indian and Turkmen-Pakistani commissions on TAPI

On December 22, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov held a working meeting with Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov , the state news agency TDH reported .

The minister reported on the results of his business trip to the cities of New Delhi (India) and Islamabad (Pakistan) on December 18-20.

A meeting of foreign ministers of the Central Asia-India Dialogue was held in New Delhi, at which they spoke about the implementation of the TAPI gas pipeline and the Uzbekistan-Turkmenistan-Iran-Oman transport corridor. The issues of stabilizing the situation in Afghanistan were also discussed.

At the meetings with the Prime Minister of India and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, it was proposed to hold a regular meeting of the Joint Turkmen-Indian Intergovernmental Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technological Cooperation, to create a bilateral Turkmen-Indian interdepartmental commission to implement the TAPI project , as well as to organize a regular meeting of the Governor committee of this project.

The Indian side also invited Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov to visit the country on January 26 as a guest of honor at the Republic Day celebrations.

In Pakistan, the delegation of Turkmenistan took part in a meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation on the humanitarian situation in Afghanistan. Based on its results, a Resolution was adopted.

In addition, Rashid Meredov met with the President of Pakistan Arif Alvi and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of this country, the main topic of negotiations with which was the implementation of TAPI projects and TAP power transmission lines. It was also proposed to hold the 6th meeting of the Joint Intergovernmental Commission and create a Turkmen-Pakistani interdepartmental commission to implement TAPI .

As reported by the Pakistani media, Arif Alvi said Meredov that Pakistan is interested in the early completion of the construction of TAPI.

Meanwhile, at the end of November, Pakistan's Federal Minister for Economic Affairs Omar Ayub Khan said at the Russian-Pakistani intergovernmental commission that the implementation of the TAPI gas pipeline project had been suspended due to the unstable situation in Afghanistan.

Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan