U.S.-Turkmenistan Business Forum Opens in Ashgabat

U.S.-Turkmenistan Business Forum Opens in Ashgabat
Batyr Atdayev, Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistanp, delivers a speech at the U.S.-Turkmenistan Business Forum, December 5, 2023, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.

The U.S.-Turkmenistan Business Forum kicked off its proceedings on Tuesday at the prestigious Ýyldyz Hotel in Ashgabat. 

Deputy Prime Minister for Trade Complex and Textile Industry, Batyr Atdaev, Chairman of the State Concern Türkmengaz (Turkmen Gas), Maksat Babaev, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the State Bank for Foreign Economic Affairs of Turkmenistan, Rahymberdy Jepbarov along with representatives from other institutions of Turkmenistan attended the U.S.-Turkmenistan Business Forum.

Eric Stewart, Executive Director of the U.S. -Turkmenistan Business Council, led the U.S. delegation at the forum. The delegation comprised representatives from prominent companies, including Climate Compass, Case New Holland, Honeywell, John Deere, Palo Alto Networks, CNH Industrial, and Visa.

Vice Prime Minister Batyr Atdayev, Chairman of the Türkmengaz (Turkmen Gas) State Concern Maksat Babayev, Executive Director of the U.S. -Turkmenistan Business Council Eric Stewart and representatives of other companies presented at the Turkmen-American business forum. 

The forum speakers noted the huge potential for cooperation in various industries. Specifically, they highlighted the fuel and energy complex, transport and communications, construction, innovative technologies and ecology as areas with significant opportunities for cooperation.

Forum participants also recognized the importance of using these sectors to stimulate economic growth, infrastructure development, technological progress and environmental sustainability.

At the end of the first day of the forum, participants expressed confidence in the further successful development of cooperation between Turkmenistan and the United States.

The U.S.-Turkmenistan Business Forum will last until December 7, 2023.

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