Turkmenistan invites Japanese SONY to participate in local projects
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, July 2
By Huseyn Hasanov- Trend:
Turkmen President Gurbangulu Berdimuhamedov, at a meeting with the executive vice president of the Japanese SONY Shoji Nemoto invited the corporation to participate in local projects, the Turkmen government reported July 1.
"Stressing that the innovative, ahead of time products of SONY affected not only the rapid development of the Japanese economy, but also is a kind of guarantee of quality and reliability, President Gurbangulu Berdimuhamedov invited the company to participate in projects in Turkmenistan," the report said.
The Japanese businessman announced the intention of Japanese business circle to establish long-term contacts with dynamically developing Turkmenistan in general.
Nemoto stated about his company's desire to expand its presence in the promising Turkmen market.
The report further said that the representative of SONY announced a series of proposals on improvement of the national media, including by means of the introduction of new HD and 4K technological systems.
Turkmen-Japanese cooperation is seen as an important component in the context of the development of relations between Turkmenistan and the Asia-Pacific region as a whole. The two countries are seeking to use the geopolitical and geo-economic advantages, considering that Japan's high technology and Turkmenistan`s rich natural resources are complementary.
The impetus in the relations with Japan are due to the official visit of Turkmen President Gurbangulu Berdimuhamedov to Tokyo in 2009 and 2013.
The contracts were signed with Japanese companies for the construction of a number of large industrial enterprises worth several billion dollars during the recent visit of the Turkmen President (September 11-13, 2013).
Turkmenistan has notable experience of cooperation with Japanese investors. The participation in the projects of modernization of the fuel and energy complex is the most notable.
Turkmenistan is actively cooperating with the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) in this regard.
Edited by CN