Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Feb. 24
By Huseyn Hasanov- Trend:
Turkmenistan and Iran will hold talks during the exhibition of Iranian goods in Ashgabat on Feb.23-25, said the message from Turkmen government.
Over 90 Iranian companies, engaged in mechanical engineering, chemical and electronics industry, food and light industry, agriculture and water industry, construction and trade, are participating in the exhibition.
On the sidelines of the exhibition, the businessmen from the two countries will hold talks to expand cooperation, said Turkmenistan's President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov in his message to the participants.
They will also hold discussions on defining new important aspects of the interstate dialogue, according to the president.
Berdimuhamedov added that this exhibition will create great prospects for the future trade and economic partnership between Turkmenistan and Iran.
During the visit of Iran's President Hassan Rouhani to Turkmenistan in March 2015, the sides reached an agreement to increase the volume of bilateral trade turnover to $60 billion in the next ten years.