Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, July 22
By Huseyn Hasanov- Trend:
Turkmenistan and Slovenia held negotiations at high level and signed a package of intergovernmental agreements, a source close to the negotiations told Trend.
The talks took place within the framework of the official visit ( on July 22-23) of Slovenian President Borut Pahor to Turkmenistan.
The prospect of the Slovenian companies` activities, including in the field of pharmaceuticals, telecommunications technologies and supply of various equipment will be discussed during the visit.
Amid noticeably intensified dialogue of the Turkmen government with the EU countries in recent years, the visit of the Slovenian head of the state demonstrates the interest of the Slovenian side in full cooperation with Turkmenistan which has great prospects for economic growth and huge resource potential, the Turkmen Dovlet khabarlary state news agency reported.
"Neutral Turkmenistan" newspaper writes that a separate theme is cooperation in the fuel energy complex and the transport sector, where there are all opportunities for joint participation in the global energy and transport projects in both countries which possess favorable geographical position.
It is also planned to hold bilateral meetings these days between the heads of different ministries and departments of Turkmenistan with the representatives of business circle of Slovenia.
The Turkmen government said that on July 23, the Slovenian president will visit the city of Turkmenbashi, where he will be familiarized with the operation of oil refineries, international seaport and the "Avaz" national tourist zone.
The diplomatic relations between the two countries were established in 1993.
Edited by CN