Ashgabat and Tehran to Promote Intensified Business Contacts

Ashgabat and Tehran to Promote Intensified Business Contacts
First Vice-President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Eshak Jahangiri

President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov met with First Vice-President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Eshaq Jahangiri in Avaza on Monday.

During the exchange of views on the prospects of Turkmen-Iranian cooperation in the trade and economic sphere, the intention of both countries to promote intensified mutually beneficial business contacts, increase bilateral trade, and stimulate investment activity was confirmed.

The Head of state and his guest considered the prospects for cooperation in the fuel and energy sector, where there are wide opportunities in the context of the favorable geographical location of both countries and their huge natural resources.

Particular attention was paid to enhancing cooperation in the transport sector, where Turkmenistan came up with a number of important initiatives to form regional and international transport and communications infrastructure.

At the end of the meeting, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and First Vice-President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Eshak Jahangiri expressed confidence in successful development of an interstate partnership that meets the interests of two friendly countries.