Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng, a member of the Standing Committee of the Politburo of the CPC Central Committee, met via video link with Vice Premier and Foreign Minister of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov in Beijing, Xinhua reports.
Naming China and Turkmenistan as strategic partners working for mutually beneficial results, Han Zheng said that China is ready to cooperate with the Turkmen side for new achievements.
He suggested making the gas partnership a priority for pragmatic cooperation between the two countries and at the same time actively expanding ties in the development of renewable energy sources such as wind and solar energy. Zheng also called for active contacts in agriculture, transport, finance and other areas.
The Vice Premier of the People's Republic of China added that China is ready to strengthen cooperation with Turkmenistan in the field of response to COVID-19, including in the field of vaccines.
Turkmenistan attaches great importance to the strategic partnership with China, Rashid Meredov said, noting the readiness of the Turkmen side to promote business cooperation to a new level.