Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, August 30
By Huseyn Hasanov– Trend:
Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, who is on a working visit to Germany, met with Marwan Lahoud, Airbus Group executive vice-president of international, strategy and public affairs, Turkmen Altyn Asyr national TV channel reported Aug. 30.
According to the message, the sides discussed the opportunities of establishing closer cooperation given the priorities of Turkmenistan’s state development.
Lahoud stressed that the desire of foreign companies to expand their presence on the dynamically developing Turkmen market seems very promising due to the existing huge resource and economic potential, as well as a favorable investment sphere created for foreign business, the message said.
"Turkmenistan is always open for a constructive dialogue with the world leading companies which can offer the best innovations in various fields," the channel cited President Berdimuhamedov as saying.
Airbus Group is a global pioneer in aeronautics, space and defence-related services, creating cutting-edge technology.
After gaining independence Turkmenistan established long-term cooperation with the US Boeing company.
Fleet of the Turkmenistan Airlines has been recently renewed with several Boeing aircraft. Currently, the Turkmenistan Airlines, in addition to domestic flights, carries out regular flights to dozens of countries.
The area of the flights is constantly expanding.
Turkmenistan is also constructing a new international airport in Ashgabat, which is designed to become a major transit hub for continental and intercontinental flights.