Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Oct. 13
By Huseyn Hasanov – Trend:
Governments of Turkmenistan and Tatarstan Republic of Russia signed a program of cooperation in trade-economic and scientific-technical spheres for 2017-2019 following a joint business forum in Ashgabat, the Turkmen Oil and Gas Complex said in a message.
“The signed documents will give a serious boost to cooperation between the ministries, enterprises and organizations and to the mutual trade between Tatarstan and Turkmenistan,” the message cited Tatarstan’s President Rustam Minnikhanov as saying.
“It is necessary to increase the bilateral trade and to use great potential for developing partnership in such areas as oil exploration and production, gas transportation, automotive industry, aircraft building, shipbuilding, energy, supply of chemicals, pharmaceuticals and medicines, agro-industrial complex and others,” Minnikhanov said.
Tatarstan’s delegation included the representatives of government agencies, ministries, the Investment Promotion Agency, the Commerce and Industry Chamber, Fund of Business Support, and big companies.
Representatives of the main ministries and departments, state concerns, unions, committees, banks, the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, the Academy of Sciences attended the forum from the Turkmen side.
According to the message, the forum participants stressed that there are broad prospects for cooperation taking into account the comprehensive programs of economic diversification and industrialization of regions.