Turkmenistan, US mull visa issues
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, August 29
By Huseyn Hasanov– Trend:
Turkmenistan and the US exchanged views on the prospects and opportunities of partnership in the field of migration, the Turkmen State Migration Service said Aug. 29.
According to the message, the meeting was held with representatives of the US embassy in Turkmenistan.
The sides discussed the issues of formalizing invitations and issuing visas for the US citizens, the message said.
"The strategy of large-scale social-economic reforms, which is being implemented by Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, ongoing major infrastructure projects, the policy of gradual integration into the modern world economic system stipulate the desire of leading foreign companies, including US ones to actively cooperate with Turkmenistan," the message said.
The cooperation is underway in such areas as the supply of agricultural machinery, modernization of technical civil aviation fleet of Turkmenistan, import of power equipment.
The White House supports Turkmenistan’s regional gas pipeline projects, such as TAPI (Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India) and the Trans-Caspian pipeline through Azerbaijan and Turkey to Europe.