Ashgabat, Minsk mull co-op in economic sphere
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Sept. 24
By Huseyn Hasanov – Trend:
Belarus and Turkmenistan discussed topical issues of cooperation in the political, economic and humanitarian spheres in Ashgabat, Trend reports referring to the Belarus Embassy.
Ambassador of Belarus to Turkmenistan Oleg Tabanyukhov met with Turkmen Deputy Prime Ministers Rashid Meredov, Mammethan Chakiyev, Purli Agamyradov, Bahargul Abdyeva, and Charymyrat Purchekov, and Ashgabat Mayor Shamuhammet Durdylyyev.
Meetings were also held with a number of ministers and chairmen of state concerns of Turkmenistan.
The mutual trade turnover between Turkmenistan and Belarus amounted to $65 million in 2017, and to $32.2 million in 2018.
Belarus' supplies to Turkmenistan mainly consist of high value-added goods including trucks, special purpose vehicles, tractors, road-building equipment, medicines, woodworking products, and agricultural products.
An intergovernmental agreement on trade and economic cooperation between the two countries was signed in 2014.