On April 24 , President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov paid a working visit to Turkmenistan . According to the Turkmen state news agency TDH , Minnikhanov arrived in Ashgabat to take part in the celebrations on the occasion of the National Day of the Turkmen Horse.
At a meeting with President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov , the head of Tatarstan expressed interest in developing cooperation in the fuel and energy, transport and communications, trade and economic sectors, as well as in agriculture and high technology.
The President of Turkmenistan noted that he was interested in using the experience of Tatarstan in the development and implementation of digital technologies.
According to Minnikhanov, the parties discussed the supply of helicopters to Turkmenistan, the development of cooperation in shipbuilding and energy projects. Separately, the head of Tatarstan noted the engineering company KER-Holding, "which is not yet widely represented in Turkmenistan, but has great prospects."
According to the description on the official website , KER-Holding is an engineering company that implements the entire cycle of engineering, supply and construction management in the energy, petrochemistry and oil refining, metallurgy, mechanical engineering and oil and gas industries as an EPC (M) contractor.
Then the President of Turkmenistan went to the Ashgabat equestrian center, where he was met by the President of Tatarstan. There were horse races and celebrations in honor of the Akhal-Teke Day.
After that, Minnikhanov met with ex-president and chairman of the Halk Maslakhaty Milli Gengesh (upper house of parliament) of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov , with whom, according to TDH , he discussed Akhal-Teke horses and Turkmen Alabays, as well as parliamentary diplomacy.
The head of Tatarstan invited Berdimuhamedov Sr. as an honored guest to take part in the celebration of the 1100th anniversary of the adoption of Islam by the Volga Bulgaria, as well as in the XIII International Economic Summit "Russia - Islamic World: Kazan Summit 2022" and the annual meeting of the Strategic Vision Group "Russia - Islamic World" ".
On April 1, Gurbanguly Berydmukhamedov went on vacation for an indefinite period. Whether the meeting with Minnikhanov means that the rest of the head of the House of Parliament is over, the Turkmen media do not specify. With the President of India, who spent four days in Ashgabat on the first state visit in the history of the country , Berdimuhamedov Sr. did not meet.
Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan