UK envoy completes mission in Turkmenistan
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Aug. 22
By Huseyn Hasanov – Trend:
Turkmenistan’s Foreign Ministry hosted a meeting with the UK Ambassador Sanjay Wadvani Obe, who has completed his diplomatic activity in the country, the Turkmen ministry said in a message Aug. 22.
The sides noted high level of political cooperation between the two countries. It was emphasized that bilateral political consultations, which are held on a regular basis, will contribute to the comprehensive strengthening of the constructive intergovernmental dialogue.
The parties attached special attention to the issues of further development of energy cooperation.
Over the recent years, UK companies took part in implementation of a number of big investment projects in Turkmenistan, including the areas of exploration and development of oil and gas fields, increasing gas export potential of the country.
In June 2016, the two countries signed an intergovernmental convention in Ashgabat on the avoidance of double taxation and prevention of fiscal evasion with regard to taxes on income and capital appreciation.