Turkmenistan, Malaysia mull prospects for co-op
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, May 25
By Huseyn Hasanov - Trend:
The prospects for cooperation between Turkmenistan and Malaysia were discussed during a meeting between Turkmenistan's President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Malaysian ambassador Norman bin Muhammad, read a message from Turkmenistan's government May 25.
During the meeting, the parties exchanged views on the prospects for bilateral cooperation and noted that the countries have great potential for effective partnership in all areas, especially in the trade and economic sphere.
Turkmenistan and Malaysia have similar attitudes to the key issues on the global agenda, especially to strengthening the global peace and security, said the message.
Berdimuhamedov noted that one of the priorities of Turkmenistan's foreign policy is to strengthen the fruitful relations with the countries of South-East Asia and the Asia-Pacific region, including Malaysia which is one of the dynamically developing countries in the world.
The operation of Malaysian Petronas Charigali company in Turkmenistan is an example of successful cooperation between the two countries. Petronas Charigali was the first foreign company which participated in developing the Turkmen shelf of the Caspian Sea.