Turkmen ambassador to Brazil appointed
Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, Aug. 4 / Trend H. Hasanov /
Turkmenistan's permanent representative to the UN Aksoltan Ataeva was appointed Turkmen Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador to the Federative Republic of Brazil.
The document was signed by President Berdimuhamedov.
Turkmenistan has recently intensified cooperation with countries in Latin America, including Mexico and Venezuela. In particular, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez visited Ashgabat in late 2009.
In early June, talks were held in Ashgabat on the intensification of cooperation between Turkmenistan and the Federal Republic of Brazil. The talks were presided by Ambassador at Large of Brazil Paulo Joppert.
Brazilian Special Envoy Paulo Joppert has held several meetings at the Turkmen Foreign Ministry and the Ministry of Agriculture. He stressed that public and business circles from his country are interested in strengthening bilateral ties.
The promising areas of business partnership are trade, fuel, and the energy complex, agriculture, textiles, tourism, high technologies, and the practical use of alternative energy sources.
The parties are negotiating joint exhibitions.