The President of Turkmenistan discussed with the Minister of Energy of Iran the prospects for cooperation in the fields of energy and transport

Prospects for enhancing bilateral cooperation were discussed at the meeting of President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov with Iranian Energy Minister Ali Akbar Mehrabian, who arrived in Ashgabat on a working visit, TDH reports.

The head of Turkmenistan emphasized the productivity of the Turkmen-Iranian partnership, which has been demonstrating progressive dynamics since the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two states.

During the meeting, the prospects for enhancing bilateral cooperation were discussed, where mutual visits of government delegations are a significant factor. As Serdar Berdimuhamedov noted, Iran is a major trade and economic partner of Turkmenistan, occupying one of the leading positions in its foreign trade turnover.
In this context, confidence was expressed that the meetings and negotiations scheduled during the current visit of the Minister of Energy of Iran to Ashgabat will contribute to the further development of effective interaction that meets common interests.
As emphasized, Turkmenistan and Iran have rich natural resources and advantageous geographical location, which creates favorable opportunities for interaction in the foreign economic sphere, in the energy and transport and transit sectors.
In this regard, the need was noted for developing more effective partnership mechanisms in order to optimally realize its huge resource and economic potential. Here, an important role is given to the activities of the Joint Intergovernmental Commission, designed to contribute to the intensification of the Turkmen-Iranian cooperation aimed at achieving concrete results.



Source: Nebit-Gaz