Turkmenistan ready to expand partnership with Japan in transport, agro-industry

Business Materials 27 March 2019 16:05 (UTC +04:00)

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, March 27

By Huseyn Hasanov– Trend:

A Turkmen delegation led by chairman of the Turkmen-Japanese inter-parliamentary friendship group of the national parliament, deputy head of the Ahal region of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdymuhamedov is in Japan, Trend reports with reference to the Turkmen Foreign Ministry.

During meetings in Tokyo, issues of expanding interaction in the field of transport are being studied at a representative level in the context of a transit-transport logistics center of continental importance being formed in Turkmenistan, designed to connect East and West, Asia and Europe, the Turkmenistan State News Agency reported.

The meeting participants also note the prospects of boosting partnership in the field of agriculture production, which is topical in connection with the structural changes in the agriculture sector, the tasks on rational use of land and water resources and environmental protection.

With Japan’s participation, a number of large-scale projects in the gas and chemical industry have been implemented in Turkmenistan, including a complex of ammonia and urea plants in Mary city and a complex for the production of polyethylene and polypropylene in the Kiyanly settlement.

Significant opportunities for interaction exist in terms of building new joint ventures in the chemical industry, including those for the production of ammonia, urea and phosphate fertilizers, the Watan newspaper reports.

A distinctive feature of the investment programs being carried out in Turkmenistan is their focus on diversification and development of production sectors in the near future, the achievement of the comprehensive development of the national economy, local TV channel Altyn Asyr reported.