As part of agreements on the supply of vegetables, sanitary ware and food products between the Kyrgyz Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (KSPP) and the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan (UIET), an airplane with a cargo from Turkmenistan arrived in Kyrgyzstan’s capital of Bishkek on Tuesday, the press service of the President of Kyrgyzstan reports.
The agreements were signed between the business circles of the two countries within the framework of cooperation between the KSPP and the UIET on the sidelines of the Kyrgyz-Turkmen Economic Forum held in Ashgabat on June 27, according to the report.
The signed agreements included contracts for the supply of vegetables, sanitary ware and food products for a total amount of more than $21 million.
The cargo at the airport in Bishkek was met by the Deputy Chief of Staff of the Presidential Administration of Kyrgyzstan Adylbek Kasymaliyev.
Adylbek Kasymaliev stressed that Kyrgyzstan and Turkmenistan opened a new chapter of cooperation.
He noted that the implementation of agreements started with the arrival of the cargo, adding that “I hope that in the future our cooperation will only expand.”
In an interview with the Bishkek-based Tazabek news outlet, the KSPP President Danil Ibrayev said the cargo consists of 18 tons of sanitary goods, 10 tons of tomatoes, 6 tons of carrots, 2 tons of confectionery products, samples of fabrics, and petrochemical products, including polypropylene and polyethylene.
Within the framework of the reached agreements, the member businesses of the KSPP and the UIET also agreed to cooperate in the further development of the production of clothing and footwear, investment activities and import-export operations.
(Photos: Official website of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic)