Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, May 26
By Huseyn Hasanov- Trend:
The Turkmen-Swiss business forum is scheduled for June 8-10 in Zurich, the government of Turkmenistan said.
The preparation of the forum was discussed at the recent meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan, the statement said.
The agenda of the forum has included the introduction of new technologies in the energy, oil and gas spheres, cooperation in the fields of chemical industry, construction, transport infrastructure and food industry, the statement said.
Moreover, the bilateral meetings and the Turkmen delegation's visit to the leading Swiss companies are scheduled.
"The purpose of the business forum is to work out the new solutions and approaches to realize the potential of bilateral cooperation and to intensify the trade and economic relations," a statement said.
There are more than 30 companies with Swiss capital in Turkmenistan.
The sides call the fuel and energy complex, transport and communications, high-tech industrial sectors, investments, tourism and others as the perspective areas.
Turkmenistan is interested in cooperation with Switzerland in the mechanical engineering, chemical, processing and food industries, pharmaceutical and biochemical production.
President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov's visit to Switzerland in October 2012 gave an impetus to the development of relations between the two countries. A package of documents was signed following the visit.
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