The President of Turkmenistan received the Minister of Energy and Infrastructure of the United Arab Emirates

Today, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov received Minister of Energy and Infrastructure of the United Arab Emirates Suhail Al-Mazroui.

Expressing sincere gratitude for the time taken, the guest conveyed heartfelt greetings and an invitation to visit the United Arab Emirates from the President of the United Arab Emirates Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan to the head of state. Conveying warm greetings from the Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE, Minister of the Office of the Presidency Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Mr. Suhail Al Mazroui emphasized that the United Arab Emirates attaches great importance to strengthening friendship and mutually beneficial cooperation with our country which have gained new content in recent years.

Thanking for the kind words and conveying greetings and best wishes to the top leadership of the United Arab Emirates, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov confirmed Turkmenistan's commitment to the traditionally friendly interstate dialogue, built on the principles of constructiveness and mutually beneficial cooperation, which has a solid potential.

In continuation of the meeting, the prospects for further development of bilateral partnership, including in such an important area as the energy sector, which is a strategic sector of the economies of both countries, were discussed. At the same time, the high interest of the UAE business circles in the large-scale transformation programs and infrastructure projects being implemented in Turkmenistan, which provides ample opportunities for enhancing productive business ties and investment activities, was noted.

President Serdar Berdimuhamedov emphasized that, while implementing the strategy of comprehensive modernization and diversification of the national fuel and energy complex, our country is oriented towards attracting innovations, digital technologies and advanced developments in the field of production and processing of hydrocarbon raw materials, the formation of a modern specialized infrastructure to the industry. And here there are favorable prerequisites for building up the established effective cooperation, which has many years of successful experience of joint work. In this context, cooperation in the field of “green” energy, the practical use of environmentally friendly renewable energy sources, in particular the sun and wind, is also seen as relevant.

Expressing gratitude to President Serdar Berdimuhamedov for the active attention to the issues of bilateral relations, the guest confirmed the desire of the UAE business circles for a long-term partnership with Turkmenistan and participation in new promising projects. As noted, thanks to the consistently implemented progressive economic and investment policy, our country has established itself in the international arena as a reliable and responsible partner.

Sharing his impressions of his stay in Ashgabat, Mr. Suhail Al-Mazroui emphasized the beauty of the white marble Turkmen capital and the high level of construction work carried out here.

At the end of the meeting, the President of Turkmenistan and the Minister of Energy and Infrastructure of the UAE expressed confidence that the traditional bilateral cooperation would continue to be strengthened and successfully developed on a mutually beneficial long-term basis, filled with new concrete content.

Source: Turkmenistan State News Agency-TDH