The President of Turkmenistan received the Minister of Energy of Iran

President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov received Minister of Energy of the Islamic Republic of Iran Ali Akbar Mehrabian, who arrived in Ashgabat on a working visit. During the meeting, the prospects for building up bilateral economic cooperation were discussed.

As President Serdar Berdimuhamedov noted, Iran is a major trade and economic partner of Turkmenistan, occupying one of the leading positions in its foreign trade turnover.

During the talks, it was emphasized that Turkmenistan and the Islamic Republic of Iran have rich natural resources and favorable 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 parties noted the need to develop more effective partnership mechanisms to realize its significant potential.