The President of Turkmenistan addresses the greetings to the participants of XIV specialized exhibition of the Islamic Republic of Iran

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov addressed the greetings to the participants of XIV specialized exhibition of the Islamic Republic of Iran organized under Turkmen � Iranian business forum. The Head of the State highlighted in his message that these events, which are held in Ashgabat in the year under the slogan Turkmenistan � the Heart of the Great Silk Road, would give strong impulse to the expansion of multilateral Turkmen � Iranian relations and trade and economic cooperation.

Thousands years old history of Turkmen � Iranian relations serves as reliable base for beneficial partnership. At present, powerful industrial branches are formed up and modern facilities are built owing to economic reforms in Turkmenistan. For these purposes, Turkmen state is interested in cooperation with Iranian businessmen for the promotion of local goods in the world and regional markets, - the message says.

International cooperation is very important in implementation of advanced technologies and scientific achievements to national economy as well as in its modernization according to the world's standards.

Special role is given to Joint Committee on economic cooperation and to the meetings of the representatives of business circles of both countries in the development of Turkmen � Iranian trade and economic relations. During Turkmen � Iranian forum, representatives of two countries will present wide opportunities for the negotiations that are to support the consolidation of economic cooperation and exchange of the opinions on priority vectors of beneficial partnership, - Turkmen leader highlighted.

Long-term cooperation between Turkmenistan and the Islamic Republic of Iran includes the most important directions comprehensively meeting the interests of both countries. These relations serve to peace, neighbourhood, sustainable development and prosperity of entire region. I'm confident that the agreements between the entrepreneurs of two countries reached during large-scale forum held in Ashgabat would open new opportunities for the expansion of trade and economic partnership, - the message of the President says.

Source: Turkmenistan State News Agency