President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov during a meeting with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavushoglu today has said that Turkmenistan, which took over the presidency of the Economic Cooperation Organization from the Republic of Turkey, will benefit from its experience gained in this position.
It was also noted that this year, on the day of founding the ECO on November 28, the Summit of the Heads of Organization’s Member States will be held in the new Garagum Hotel which was built in Ashgabat by the Turkish Company Rönesans Holding.
According to the President, Ashgabat also schedules to host the Turkmenistan-Azerbaijan-Turkey High-Level Summit, previously postponed due to the pandemic. The Turkmen party is ready to organize this tripartite meeting at any suitable time, Berdimuhamedov said.
The ambassador plenipotentiary expressed gratitude for the support provided to Turkish companies in Turkmenistan, including Çalyk Enerji which is carrying out a Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan power transmission lines construction project.
It was also specified during the meeting that the trade turnover between Turkey and Turkmenistan in 2020 increased by 8%, amounting to about 2 billion US dollars.