Iran, Turkmenistan Mull Economic Cooperation

BUSINESS TURKMENISTAN
Iran, Turkmenistan Mull Economic Cooperation
The parties discussed a wide range of issues related to transportation, telecommunications, economy and trade, fuel and energy, industries and mines, science and culture.

Ashgabat hosted the 15th meeting of the Iran-Turkmenistan Commission of Economic Cooperation on October 1-2, Iran’s Financial Tribune newspaper reports.

Shahram Adamnejad, the deputy minister of roads and urban development for transportation affairs, heads the Iranian delegation to the Turkmen capital as the secretary of the commission.

The parties discussed a wide range of issues related to transportation, telecommunications, economy and trade, fuel and energy, industries and mines, science and culture, as the neighboring countries are exploring ways to expand cooperation in these fields.

The commission’s 14th meeting was held in Tehran in July 2015.

Iran traded $312 million worth of commodities with Turkmenistan during the 10 months to January 20, according to Iran's commercial attaché to Turkmenistan. The main commodities exported to Turkmenistan from Iran included potatoes, apples, sugar, cement, plastic products, construction materials, tiles and ceramics.