Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Berdiniyaz Matiyev held a video conference meeting with the Deputy Foreign Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain for International Affairs Sheikh Abdulla bin Ahmed bin Abdullah Al Khalifa on Wednesday.
According to the Turkmen Foreign Ministry’s Wednesday statement, the meeting participants discussed topical issues of bilateral cooperation in the political, trade, economic, cultural and humanitarian fields.
The diplomats noted the importance of high-level bilateral contacts and active cooperation between the foreign ministries. The parties also underlined the importance of inter-parliamentary cooperation and the possibility of their expansion.
The officials emphasized the importance of the foreign policy of Turkmenistan based on the country’s neutrality status, which makes a significant contribution to maintaining stability, security and economic growth in the region.
The sides placed special emphasis on the implementation of the agreements reached in the course of consultations between the heads of foreign affairs agencies of Turkmenistan and Bahrain, which took place in July this year.
The diplomats especially noted the importance of the Joint Intergovernmental Turkmen-Bahrain Commission for Economic, Trade and Scientific-Technical Cooperation. In this regard, they considered the possibilities of expanding cooperation between the business circles of two countries, including the attraction of investments, holding business forums and developing partnerships in the oil and gas industry.