The President of Turkmenistan dismissed the government
President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov, having taken up his duties immediately after the inauguration, in accordance with the Constitution of Turkmenistan, signed a resolution on the resignation of the full powers of the members of the Cabinet of Ministers, but instructing them to continue their duties until the formation of a new government.
The President of Turkmenistan and the head of CNPC discussed oil and gas cooperation
On Monday, President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov received the head of the China National Petroleum Corporation - CNPC Hou Qijun. The topic of their conversation was the prospects for cooperation in the fuel and energy sector.
Qijun confirmed the interest of the company and Chinese business circles in general in expanding cooperation with Turkmenistan on a long-term basis.
The head of state noted that this partnership is developing in many areas, both political and diplomatic, trade and economic spheres, including transport and communications, industry and technology, as well as the cultural and humanitarian fields.
CNPC is a long-standing and a reliable partner of Turkmenistan in the fuel and energy complex, an example of which is a large-scale project - the Turkmenistan-China gas pipeline. More than 330 billion cubic meters of Turkmen natural gas was transported to China through this transnational pipeline. Serdar Berdimuhamedov and the President of CNPC exchanged views on further cooperation in the oil and gas sector. Hou Qijun informed the head of state about the work being carried out by CNPC in Turkmenistan, including in the contract area of Bagtyyarlyk and the industrial development of the Galkynysh gas field-one of the largest in the world.
Qijun added that he is grateful to the head of Turkmenistan for his personal participation in the opening of a new joint facility - the Gadyn gas-collecting station in Lebap, which took place the day before.
Serdar Berdimuhamedov emphasized that the Turkmen fuel and energy complex purposefully draws on the world's best practices and effective innovations to build the potential of the mining and processing sectors, diversify pipeline supplies of hydrocarbon resources and master the production of new types of highly liquid products.
The President of Turkmenistan to visit Iran in the coming days – media
President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov will pay an official visit to Iran in the coming days, TASS reports with reference to the IRNA news agency.
This will be a two-day visit, during which it is planned to sign an agreement on strengthening cooperation. Along with the head of state, a government delegation will also arrive in Iran.
The Turkmen leader will visit the neighboring country on the invitation of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi. One of the first congratulating Serdar Berdimuhamedov on his election to the highest state post, Raisi in a congratulatory message stressed that Turkmenistan occupies a special place in Iran's relations with neighboring countries.
Earlier it became known that Iran will double the import of Turkmen gas for swap deliveries under the scheme Turkmenistan-Iran-Azerbaijan.
Serdar Berdimuhamedov will visit Saudi Arabia again – now on an official visit
The organization of bilateral events in preparation for the official visit of the President of Turkmenistan to Saudi Arabia was discussed on Monday by phone by the Foreign Ministers of both countries.
Rashid Meredov and his colleague Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud agreed that political consultations with the participation of the Deputy Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia will be held in Ashgabat this month, and a meeting of the Intergovernmental Commission on Trade and Economic Cooperation will be held in Riyadh in the second half of the year.
"During the telephone conversation, it was stressed that these events will be held in the context of preparations for the official visit of President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia," the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan said.
Meredov expressed gratitude to his colleague for the excellent organization of the two-day visit of President Serdar Berdimuhamedov to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on June 1-2 to perform the Umrah Hajj (small pilgrimage) ceremony
Президент Туркменистана прибыл в Москву
Президент Туркменистана Сердар Бердымухамедов прибыл в столицу России со своим первым официальным визитом за рубеж, сообщают официальные туркменские СМИ.
Президентский авиалайнер приземлился в Международном аэропорту «Внуково-2», где по случаю прибытия туркменского лидера были подняты Государственные флаги Туркменистана и РФ и выстроен почетный караул.
Сердара Бердымухамедова встретили в аэропорту официальные лица России и правительственная делегация Туркменистана, прибывшая в Москву днем ранее.
Из воздушной гавани глава государства направился в отведенную на время визита резиденцию.
Начался официальный визит Сердара Бердымухамедова в Россию
В пятницу начался официальный визит президента Туркменистана Сердара Бердымухамедова в Россию, в рамках которого состоятся переговоры с главой РФ Владимиром Путиным, пишут официальные туркменские СМИ.
Первый визит Сердара Бердымухамедова в Россию в качестве главы государства придаст импульс развитию многопланового туркмено-российского диалога, отмечается в анонсе.
По итогам встречи президентов Туркменистана и России ожидается подписание Декларации об углублении стратегического партнерства между станами. Также планируется подписать ряд документов о торгово-экономическом сотрудничестве.