Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan and Iran have signed a tripartite memorandum of understanding on railway cooperation. The ceremony took place on the sidelines of the business forum of the member states of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO), which was held in Ashgabat On Friday.
Following the talks between the presidents of Turkmenistan and Turkey in Ashgabat, the leaders of the two countries signed a joint statement of 9 points. As reported by the “Anadolu» agency, within the framework of the negotiations, the parties agreed to bring the joint trade turnover to $ 5 billion a year.
The business forum of the member states of the Organization for Economic Cooperation, which took place in Ashgabat, in the conference hall of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Turkmenistan, ended with the signing of bilateral documents.
Ashkhabad and Bishkek conduct an active work on creation of trading homes in two countries. Chairman of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of the Kirghiz Republic Danil Ibraev told about it in the interview to ORIENT.
The State Bank for Foreign Economic Affairs of Turkmenistan will conclude a Memorandum of Understanding with the Asian Development Bank, which will stipulate the conditions for financing small and medium-sized business projects. Entrepreneurial projects will be selected based on their export orientation by a special state commission.
Investors and shipbuilding companies of the ECO countries were invited to cooperation in the field of creation of merchant marine fleet of Turkmenistan. Deputy Chairman of State Service for Maritime and River Transport of Turkmenistan Annadurdy Kosaev at the ECO business forum made such proposal on Friday.
On Thursday, transport and customs services of Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan carried out a test cargo transportation in the neutral zones of two border checkpoints, whose work should resume from November 26.
At the business forum of the Organization for Economic Cooperation, board member of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan Kerim Akmamedov outlined in his speech the prospects for regional cooperation with the use of public-private partnership mechanisms.