On October 24, President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev arrived in Turkmenistan on a two-day state visit . On the first day, together with President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, they visited the Akhal-Teke equestrian complex, where the head of Kazakhstan was presented with an Akhal-Teke and a Turkmen hunting puppy.
On the 25th, the head of state held talks in a narrow format, at which they discussed a wide range of issues of the Kazakh-Turkmen strategic partnership, Akorda reports , without giving specific details.
The press service of Tokayev gave more detailed information following the results of bilateral talks in an expanded format.
- After a slight decrease in bilateral trade against the background of a pandemic, by the results of 8 months of this year, there is an increase in mutual trade by more than 30%. Naturally, this is not the limit of our capabilities. There are very serious reserves in the spheres of energy, transport and logistics, agriculture, industry, the President of Kazakhstan said.
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev also noted that Kazakhstan is ready to increase the supply of products to 60 items for a total amount of more than $ 130 million to Turkmenistan.
- In particular, an increase in the supply of our agricultural products, especially flour and wheat , on mutually beneficial terms at market prices is seen as promising . Earlier, Kazakhstan, by agreement with the Turkmen side, began exporting wheat at an affordable price, the head of Kazakhstan emphasized.
Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan