Turkmenistan, Pakistan ink bilateral documents
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, March 16
By Huseyn Hasanov- Trend:
Turkmenistan and Pakistan signed a number of bilateral documents in Islamabad on March 16, said the message from Turkmenistan's government.
The signing ceremony took place following the talks between Turkmenistan's President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Pakistan's Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif.
The parties signed the following documents: a program of cooperation between foreign ministries of Turkmenistan and Pakistan for 2016-2017; memorandums of understanding on cooperation in energy, exchange of financial information related to the legalization of proceeds from crime and financing terrorism; memorandums of understanding between a number of universities and research institutions of the two countries.
During the negotiations, the parties said there is a great potential for cooperation in various spheres of economy, as well as in fuel and energy sphere, transportation and communication, said the message.
Moreover, they emphasized the significance of constructing Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline and creation of transportation and communication corridors.
Edited by SI