Negotiations began at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan with the Vice-Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China29.11.2023 | 19:17 |
Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov met with a member of the Standing Committee of the Politburo of the CPC Central Committee, Deputy Prime Minister of the State Council of the People's Republic of China Ding Xuexiang, who arrived in Ashgabat on a working visit.
During the meeting, Meredov noted that the Turkmen-Chinese relations of comprehensive strategic partnership are dynamically developing in a wide range of areas and contacts at the highest level play a decisive role in intensifying bilateral interaction between the two countries.
According to the press service of the Turkmen Foreign Ministry, the interlocutors stated that one of the priority areas of bilateral cooperation is energy. In this context, the importance of the activities of the Joint Working Group on Gas Cooperation was noted.
Issues of promoting the establishment of mutually beneficial ties between companies and business circles of the two countries, as well as the possibility of creating a Turkmen-Chinese Business Council, which could become an effective tool for promoting economic partnership, were considered. Among its promising areas are investments, high technologies, the chemical industry, space and agriculture.
Rashid Meredov and Ding Xuexiang also exchanged views on expanding cooperation in the field of transport and logistics, as well as in the cultural and humanitarian sphere.