The Foreign Ministry of Turkmenistan held a meeting with World Bank Regional Director for Central Asia Lilia Burunchuk and World Bank Governor for Turkmenistan Jan Peter Olters, who arrived in Ashgabat on a working visit.
The sides discussed issues of assistance to the World Bank activities of the International Fund for the Aral Sea Saving, where Turkmenistan chairs the period from 2017 to 2019.
Representatives of the bank praised the Turkmen projects to help normalize the situation in Afghanistan and noted their interest in developing cooperation in this area.
Also, representatives of the World Bank proposed to expand cooperation in the framework of projects in the field of digital economy, logistics, energy, water resources and hydrometeorology. In this regard, the parties noted that such activities are associated with socioeconomic changes in the country and the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals in Turkmenistan.