Russia and Turkmenistan mull joint economic projects

Russia and Turkmenistan mull joint economic projects

The 11th meeting of the Intergovernmental Turkmen-Russian Commission for Economic Cooperation was held in Ashgabat on May 8.

The Russian side was represented by Deputy Prime Minister Konstantin Chuichenko and Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin.

The parties considered joint projects, issues of the activities of Russian companies in Turkmenistan, as well as prospects for cooperation in the industrial, construction, transport, oil and gas, gas chemical and electric power industries.

The subject of cooperation between the relevant ministries and departments of the two countries and the process of implementing trade operations were touched upon.

At the end of the meeting, a ceremony of signing bilateral documents, including the memorandum on the establishment of the Turkmen-Astrakhan joint council on entrepreneurship, was held, RIA Novosti reported.