Turkmenistan, Switzerland mull prospects for co-op
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Apr. 29
By Huseyn Hasanov- Trend:
Turkmenistan and Switzerland have discussed the cooperation in political, trade, economic, cultural and humanitarian spheres, said the message from Turkmenistan's Foreign Ministry.
The discussions were held during the meeting with the Swiss ambassador to Turkmenistan Philip Stadler.
Noting the positive dynamics in the development of political relations, the sides expressed commitment to the further development of cooperation.
Stadler said that Swiss companies are interested in developing the relations in the sphere of agriculture and food industry.
The parties also emphasized the necessity of continuing the cooperation in the rational use of water resources.
The fuel and energy sphere, transportation and communication, investment making and tourism are considered the promising areas of cooperation between Turkmenistan and Switzerland.
Turkmenistan is interested in partnership with Switzerland in such spheres as mechanical engineering, chemical, processing and food industry, pharmaceutical and biochemical production.
The visit of Turkmenistan's President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov to Switzerland in October of 2012 gave an impetus to the bilateral relations.