At a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers on September 20, Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov spoke about cooperation between Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, the state news agency TDH reported .
The official presented to President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov a proposal to send a delegation from the Dashoguz velayat to the Khorezm region and a delegation from the Lebap velayat to the Bukhara region of Uzbekistan on September 22 with working visits to develop ties between the regions. The head of state approved the proposal.
On September 13-14, a Turkmen delegation headed by Deputy Prime Minister Esenmyrat Orazgeldiyev, who is in charge of the agro- industrial complex, was in Tashkent, where it took part in a meeting of the joint commissions.
Officials from two countries:
discussed issues of cooperation in the operation of water facilities and the use of water resources of the Amu Darya River, as well as the use of water facilities on the territory of the two countries;
agreed to work out projects for the creation of industries in the areas of the agro-industrial complex, textile, leather and footwear industries, production of cars, electrical appliances and building materials;
agreed to bring the volume of Uzbek-Turkmen trade to $ 1 billion in the near future, develop and adopt a Roadmap for the development of industrial cooperation, complete the approval of a draft Agreement on the creation and regulation of the Uzbek-Turkmen border trade zone.
Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan