Turkmenistan, Switzerland mull opportunities for economic partnership

Business Materials 12 March 2019 10:52 (UTC +04:00)

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, March 12

By Huseyn Hasanov – Trend:

The Turkmen Foreign Ministry hosted a meeting with Ambassador of Switzerland (with residence in Baku) Philipp Stalder, Trend reports with reference to the Turkmen Foreign Ministry March 12.

During the negotiations, issues of cooperation in the fields of economics and ecology were discussed.

In May 2018, the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan (UIET) hosted a meeting with Vice President of the Joint Chamber of Commerce "Switzerland-CIS" Yuri Moraru.

Agricultural sector, mechanical engineering, chemical industry, electronics, leather production, and also interaction in the field of innovative technologies were noted as perspective directions of such partnership.

Turkmenistan is interested in partnership with Switzerland in such spheres as mechanical engineering, chemical, processing and food industry, pharmaceutical and biochemical production.

The visit of the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov to Switzerland in October 2012 gave impetus to the relations between the two countries, following which a solid package of documents was signed.