Ashgabat, Kazan discuss prospects for economic cooperation

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Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, April 27
By Huseyn Hasanov- Trend:

Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov paid an official visit to Turkmenistan on April 26, according to Turkmen Dovlet Khabarlary state news agency.

The previous agreements and prospects for enhanced cooperation were discussed during the high-level talks.

"Fruitful cooperation recently established between Turkmenistan and Tatarstan can serve as a good example of effective cooperation with the largest regions of Russia, which is a strategic partner of our country," according to the statement.

The bilateral documents were planned to be signed following the visit.

Central Asia's largest educational and trade service center KAMAZ is situated in Ashgabat as the total number of these cars in Turkmenistan is more than 10,000.

The automotive concern from Tatarstan offers Ashgabat cars of different models and capacities adapted to transport a variety of goods, as well as equipment on the basis of KAMAZ. The engines of all cars meet the EU latest parameters on efficiency and environmental safety, according to the experts.

The cooperation is being developed in the fuel-energy complex. Tatneft and Turkmenneft signed an agreement in 2008. A subject of the service contract is to render the services aimed at improving oil recovery of existing wells and further use of the potential for oil production at Goturdepe field. The duration of the contract is seven years.

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