Turkmenistan, Georgia promote joint transport projects
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Nov. 27
By Huseyn Hasanov– Trend:
Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov discussed the further cooperation prospects at the meeting with his Georgian counterpart Giorgi Margvelashvili, the Turkmen Dovlet Habarlary state news agency reported.
Stressing that Georgia plays an important role in the integration of the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea, President Margvelashvili confirmed the readiness to act as a reliable partner in the implementation of joint transport projects, the message said.
According to the message, President Berdimuhamedov and President Margvelashvili stressed that the geographical location of the countries and the plans to create the transport and communication corridors are an important factor of the trade and economic partnership.
"The cooperation in the field of maritime transport is one of the priority vectors," the message said.
President Berdimuhamedov added that the creation of logistics infrastructure will be of great significance for the two countries and the region as a whole.
Earlier, it was reported that Ashgabat and Tbilisi are considering the projects to create the transport and transit infrastructure between the Caspian Sea and
the Black Sea.
Moreover, Tbilisi drew attention to the fact that Georgia is an important component of the South Caucasus transportation and energy corridor. Georgia is ready to ensure reliable and safe transit of energy resources from the Caspian Basin and Central Asia through its territory.
Turkmenistan ranks fourth in the world in natural gas reserves.