Ashgabat, Kuala Lumpur to expand business ties
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Nov. 8
By Huseyn Hasanov – Trend:
Turkmenistan and Malaysia aim at enhancing of the mutually beneficial cooperation in trade, energy sector, as well as petrochemical, gas chemical, textile, food sectors, the Turkmen state news agency (TDH) reported.
Meanwhile, the Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov is on an official visit to Malaysia Nov. 8-9. Meetings, as well as negotiations on topical issues of interstate cooperation to be held in Malaysia’s relevant ministries and government bodies.
“By results of the upcoming high-level negotiations, Turkmenistan and Malaysia are expected to sign a substantial set of documents on the priority areas of cooperation for the coming years. The documents are designed to significantly expand the scope of the conventional mutually beneficial cooperation,” TDH reported.
Also, the parties will exchange opinions on a wide range of regional and international issues.
A vivid example of a longstanding successful cooperation between the two countries is operation of the Malaysian company Petronas in Turkmenistan. The company is engaged in development of hydrocarbon fields in the Turkmen shelf of the Caspian Sea.
The company also assists in training of professional personnel for the oil and gas industry – technical staff, as well as highly qualified engineers and executives.