President Serdar Berdimuhamedov received Minister of Economy of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mikail Jabbarov, who arrived in Ashgabat on a working visit.
During the talks, the strategic nature of the Turkmen-Azerbaijani cooperation in the political, trade, economic, energy, transport and communication, cultural and humanitarian fields was emphasized. In this regard, the relevance of strengthening the role of the Intergovernmental Turkmen-Azerbaijani Commission for Economic Cooperation as a coordinating body for the development of partnerships in various sectors was noted.
Speaking about the prospects for developing partnerships in the transport and communications sector, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov noted the need to take joint measures to implement projects to form new transport corridors.
Particular attention at the talks was paid to the issues of building up cooperation in the energy sector, which is strategic for the national economies of Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan. In this regard, the parties stressed that the development of this sector is a priority for both states with large oil and gas fields and spoke in favor of expanding traditional cooperation in the oil and gas sector.