Turkmenistan, Egypt mull prospects for co-op in agriculture
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Dec. 15
By Huseyn Hasanov – Trend:
The delegation led by Egyptian Ambassador Ihab Ahmad Talaat Nasr was received at the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan (UIET), Trend reports with reference to the Union.
There are good prospects for expanding business contacts in the trade and economic sphere, in agriculture, food and textile industry, as well as other industries, the report said.
Turkmenistan grows cotton, wheat, rice and sugar beet.
In this context, the productivity of the meeting between Turkmen and Egyptian businessmen on the sidelines of a business forum, held for the first time in Cairo in the last decade of November, was emphasized.
Noting stability of the local economy, attractiveness of the investment climate created in Turkmenistan and huge potential for the development of the Turkmen-Egyptian mutually beneficial trade and economic cooperation, the ambassador spoke in favor of expanding contacts between businessmen of the two countries.
The two countries intend to expand relations in energy and processing sectors. Meanwhile, medicine and pharmaceutics are considered as the fields of mutual interest.