Transport sphere co-op to be discussed in Turkmenistan
Baku, Azerbaijan, March 28
It is planned to hold the UN first World Conference on Sustainable Transport in Turkmenistan in late 2016, according to the message of the Turkmen government.
Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov signed a decree, according to which the staff of the organizing committee on preparation and holding of the mentioned conference was approved.
At the government meeting, Turkmenistan's president said that in modern conditions cooperation in the transport and communications sector gained special importance as an essential factor of global sustainable development, according to the message.
He said that the transport sphere is one of the key segments of global economy, which directly affects stability and balance of global economic relations.
Berdimuhamedov went on to add that Turkmenistan, which occupies a favorable geographical position, strengthens its positions as an important transit and transportation hub, as well as logistics center of regional and continental importance.