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 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 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.
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.
Today, on June 6, a telephone conversation took place between the Co-Chairs of the Intergovernmental Turkmen-Russian Commission on Economic Cooperation - Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov and Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Alexei Overchuk.
During a telephone conversation, the parties discussed issues related to the forthcoming official visit of the President of Turkmenistan S. Berdimuhamedov to the Russian Federation.
In addition, issues of further strengthening bilateral ties in the political, diplomatic, trade-economic and cultural-humanitarian spheres were discussed.
THE PRESIDENT OF TURKMENISTAN RECEIVED THE AMBASSADOR EXTRAORDINARY AND PLENIPOTENTIARY OF THE STATE OF ISRAELThursday, 12 May 2022 18:20
On May 10, 2022, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov received the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Israel to Turkmenistan, Ms. Beth Eden Kite.
Presenting her credentials, the diplomat conveyed warm greetings from the President of Israel Yitzhak Herzog and expressed her wishes for great success to President Serdar Berdimuhamedov at the highest state post.
Congratulating the plenipotentiary representative of the friendly country on her appointment to this post, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov conveyed his best wishes in response to the top leadership of Israel.
During the conversation, a wide range of issues was discussed regarding the further expansion of a productive dialogue in the political-diplomatic, trade-economic and cultural-humanitarian spheres, taking into account the interests of the two states and the great potential that exists.
Confirming the mutual focus of our countries on the progressive building up of interstate relations, the interlocutors identified priority areas for further partnership, the key vectors of which are the trade-economic sphere, high technologies, agriculture, rational use of water resources, etc. The importance of enhancing cooperation in the field of science, culture, education, health care was also emphasized.
Once again congratulating Ms. Beth Eden Kite on the start of work in Turkmenistan, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov wished success in the further development of interstate cooperation.
Thanking for the good parting words, the Israeli diplomat assured the head of Turkmenistan that she would make every effort to strengthen and deepen the traditionally friendly Israeli-Turkmen relations.
President Serdar Berdimuhamedov received on Wednesday the EU Special Representative for Central Asia Teri Hakala, who arrived in Ashgabat on a visit. As noted during the meeting, Turkmenistan attaches great importance to the further development of partnership with the European Union and regards this visit as an impetus for constructive cooperation.
The Head of State stressed that the opening of the official representative office of the European Union in Ashgabat in 2019 marked a new chapter in Turkmenistan's relations with the EU.
Serdar Berdimuhamedov and Terry Hakala confirmed their interest in expanding cooperation both in the field of politics and in the spheres of economy, ecology and humanitarian affairs.
The joint committee "European Union – Turkmenistan", the formats of the inter–parliamentary dialogue, the dialogue on human rights and the Dialogue "European Union – Central Asia" were called effective platforms for interaction.
Ashgabat and Brussels are actively cooperating in the field of modernization of Turkmenistan's legislation, implementing joint projects in the educational sphere, the digital sector, the agro-industrial complex, water resources management and climate issues.
A TELEPHONE CONVERSATION WAS HELD BETWEEN THE PRESIDENT OF TURKMENISTAN AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRANThursday, 05 May 2022 13:25
On May 3, 2022, a telephone conversation took place between President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov and President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi.
Warmly greeting each other, the interlocutors expressed satisfaction with the opportunity to discuss priority aspects of bilateral cooperation and exchanged congratulations on the occasion of Oraza Bayram, as well as wishes of good health, well-being, peace and prosperity to the Turkmen and Iranian peoples.
In continuation of the conversation, the parties noted with satisfaction the current high level of centuries-old ties between Turkmenistan and Iran, which have developed in recent years, based on rich experience and the principles of equality, good neighborliness and mutual respect. As emphasized, this year our states are celebrating the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations.
Confirming the commitment of both countries to unbreakable friendly and fraternal ties, the interlocutors stressed that all efforts would continue to be made to intensify fruitful bilateral cooperation in priority areas for the benefit of the Turkmen and Iranian peoples.
At the end of the telephone conversation, the heads of stateы expressed confidence in the further successful development of Turkmen-Iranian cooperation and exchanged good wishes to each other and the peoples of the neighboring countries.
TELEPHONE CONVERSATION BETWEEN THE PRESIDENT OF TURKMENISTAN AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF TURKEYThursday, 05 May 2022 13:23
Today, on May 3, a telephone conversation took place between President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov and President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Warmly greeting each other, the heads of states exchanged congratulations and best wishes on the occasion of Oraza Bayram (Eid al-Fitr), expressing confidence that this bright holiday will further develop fraternal relations between the two countries and peoples, as well as strengthen the atmosphere of friendship, mutual support and solidarity in the entire Muslim community. .
In continuation of the telephone conversation, having noted with satisfaction the progressive, dynamic nature of the interstate dialogue, the interlocutors exchanged views on priority areas of multifaceted bilateral cooperation built on the principles of mutual respect, trust, long-term and close partnership.
In this context, it was noted that this year is marked for Turkmenistan and the Republic of Turkey by the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations. Over the past period, constructive political-diplomatic, trade-economic and cultural-humanitarian ties have been established between our countries. At the same time, the presence of favorable conditions for expanding productive cooperation across its entire spectrum was emphasized.
At the end of the conversation, President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov and President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan wished each other good health and success in responsible state activities, and further prosperity and progress to the brotherly peoples of both countries.
On Wednesday, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov visited the exhibition of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan, which takes place in Ashgabat and reflects almost all areas of activity in the private sector of the country's economy.
The head of state came to personally get acquainted with the exposition of enterprises and organizations of the UIET, and this became a sign of close attention on the part of the top leadership to the successes and prospects of domestic business in solving the problems of national development. Visiting the exhibition, the president stopped at some stands, asked manufacturers about the products presented, the organizational side of the matter.
In particular, in the food sector, Serdar Berdimuhamedov focused on the environmental friendliness of food products and their competitiveness in foreign markets, innovative methods used in processing enterprises. The President also examined the stands of industrial companies, including those specializing in the electronic segment, paying attention to new types of goods and import substitution. The Turkmen leader also spoke with a well-known carpet weaver-entrepreneur in the country, who presents magnificent carpet products at the exhibition.
Concluding the familiarization with the exposition, the President of Turkmenistan said that the state would continue to support the economic and business initiative, creating conditions for the development of the business environment and stimulating the entrepreneurial activity of young people.