Turkmenistan, Turkey discuss cooperation in agrarian sphere
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, March 14
By Huseyn Hasanov- Trend:
Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Chairman of the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey Mustafa, Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu discussed the joint projects in agrarian sphere, a message from the government of Turkmenistan said on March 14.
The parties touched upon the issues of implementation of the projects entrusted to Turkish companies in various fields, including in the agro-industrial sector which is a significant segment of Turkmenistan's economy, according to the Turkmen government's message.
Regarding this the construction of modern elevators throughout the country was the main theme of discussions," the message from the country's government said.
Berdimuhamedov said in one of the meetings that the agro-industrial complex is designed to ensure food abundance in the country. Turkmenistan entered the list of bread wheat exporting countries in 2010.
Turkmenistan plans to collect 1,600,000 tons of grain from the area covering 860,000 hectares in 2014.
The construction of elevators has been intensified in the country. A number of elevators were commissioned in the country's Dashoguz, Akhal and Mary provinces.
Turkey is one of the largest trade and economic partners of Turkmenistan. Currently, over 600 Turkish companies operate in the local market and implement joint projects in power industry, oil and gas complex, construction, transport, communication, textile industry and agro-industry.
Translated by L.Z.
Edited by C.N.