Telephone conversation between the President of Turkmenistan and the head of the Business Council «Turkmenistan-USA»
Today, a telephone conversation took place between President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Executive Director of the Business Council «Turkmenistan-USA» Eric Stewart.
Warmly welcoming E. Stewart, the head of state noted with satisfaction the progressive development of the friendly Turkmen-American dialogue, in which the main place is given to the development of trade and economic ties.
Particular attention was paid to the activities of the Turkmenistan-US Business Council, established in 2008 on the initiative of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov in order to promote the development of trade and economic relations built on the principles of long-term and mutual benefit.
During the conversation, the current state of cooperation and plans for its development in the future, as well as current and future joint projects in priority areas of mutual interest were discussed.
It was stated that for many years American companies that are members of the Business Council have been successfully operating in the Turkmen market in strategically important sectors.
So, for example, today high-quality agricultural machinery of «John Deere» and «Case» companies is actively used in the rural fields of our country, «General Electric» equipment is widely used in the domestic electric power industry, and the civil aviation fleet has aircraft manufactured by «Boeing».
Noting that the establishment of an open business partnership on an equal footing with all interested parties is an important principle of the foreign economic course pursued by Turkmenistan, the head of state emphasized that the Turkmen side welcomes the desire of the US business community to strengthen its position in the Turkmen market and confirms its readiness for mutually beneficial cooperation.
President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov noted that there is also a huge potential for mutually beneficial cooperation in such areas as the oil and gas sector, renewable energy, chemical and food industries, transport and ecology.
At the end of the telephone conversation, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov thanked Eric Stewart for the call and his fruitful work as the Executive Director of the «Turkmenistan-US» Business Council and wished him good health, prosperity and further success.