Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Oct. 8
By Huseyn Hasanov - Trend:
A number of intergovernmental documents will be signed during the official visit of Turkmenistan's President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov to Belarus, which kicked off Oct. 8, the Turkmen government said.
The government noted that the agreements, which will be reached at the upcoming talks in Minsk, and which will be included in the documents being prepared for signing, will give a new momentum to the existing productive intergovernmental dialogue.
Turkmen government also noted that the 6th session of the Belarusian-Turkmen intergovernmental economic cooperation commission kicked off in Minsk on Oct. 7.
The two countries are implementing a joint project to construct the Garlyk mining and processing plant for production of potash fertilizers in Turkmenistan's Lebap region.
The plant will be the largest in the Central Asia.
The project was launched in 2009 by the presidents of Turkmenistan and Belarus, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Alexander Lukashenko.
The construction works have been completed at a number of facilities of the future industrial complex, and the installation of mining equipment is underway.
President Berdimuhamedov will also take part in the next meeting of the CIS heads of state, to be held in Minsk.