Turkmenistan, Russia’s St. Petersburg Mull Industrial Cooperation

The Governor of the northern capital of Russia Alexander Beglov met with Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan, Chairman of the Supreme Control Chamber Serdar Berdimuhamedov on Thursday in St. Petersburg. During the talks, the sides discussed issues of cooperation between St. Petersburg and Turkmenistan, including in the field of industry.

The meeting was on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF-2021), the official website of the St. Petersburg Administration reports.

“St. Petersburg attaches great importance to strengthening ties with Turkmenistan. In 2020, we signed a number of important documents, including the Roadmap for cooperation,” said Alexander Beglov, adding that the parties have also signed a Joint Action Plan for the period up to 2025.

In February 2020, a St. Petersburg delegation led by Governor Alexander Beglov visited Turkmenistan. During the negotiations between Alexander Beglov and President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, the officials outlined main directions of cooperation.

SPIEF 2021 runs from 2 to 5 June at the Expoforum Exhibition and Convention Center. The four-day forum includes expert discussions on key issues of the modern economy. The forum is attended by state officials, heads of major companies, corporations and banks.

Photos: St. Petersburg Administration