Turkmenistan, Slovenia mull prospects of trade, economic co-op

Business Materials 16 June 2018 15:00 (UTC +04:00)

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, June 16

By Huseyn Hasanov – Trend:

A meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Slovenia to Turkmenistan Primoz Seligo took place in the Turkmen Foreign Ministry, the ministry said in a message.

The sides discussed issues of cooperation in the political, trade and economic sectors and noted that regularly held meetings are one of the important mechanisms facilitating promotion of the bilateral partnership, the message said.

Trade, communication, transportation, air communication, freight traffic, agriculture and food industry are among priority spheres of Ashgabat-Ljubljana partnership.

Negotiations are also underway on opening direct air communication between the two countries and expanding business relations.

Turkmenistan is one of main players on the energy market of the Caspian region and ranks fourth in the world for its gas reserves. The country is studying opportunities to export its gas to the European market.

Moreover, the project of the Trans Caspian gas pipeline through Azerbaijan to Turkey and Europe is being discussed.