Japan, Turkmenistan to develop joint projects in chemical, transport sectors

Business Materials 1 May 2020 13:44 (UTC +04:00)

BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 1

By Jeila Aliyeva - Trend:

Japanese-Turkmen Joint Committee on economic cooperation discussed prospects for implementation of projects in the gas chemical and transport sectors, Trend reports with reference to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan.

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Itochu Corporation Masahiro Okafuji and Managing Executive Officer at Itochu Hiroyuki Tsubai held talks during a meeting within the Japanese-Turkmen Joint Committee via a videoconference on April 30, 2020.

The sides noted the importance of the continuation of the dialogue between Turkmenistan and Japan. It was stressed that regular meetings between President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe and a number of documents signed by them have laid the foundation for further development of bilateral relations.

The participants discussed the implementation of previously reached agreements and underlined the need to step up the work on the implementation of the Road map signed in Tokyo in October 2019.

The previous meeting of the Japanese-Turkmen joint committee for economic cooperation was held, following which documents aimed at development of the Turkmen-Japanese partnership were signed.

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