Turkmenistan, Iran Consider Ways to Boost Energy Cooperation

BUSINESS TURKMENISTAN
Turkmenistan, Iran Consider Ways to Boost Energy Cooperation
Turkmen and Iranian officials emphasized the good relations between the two countries in the field of electricity.

Charymyrat Purchekov, Deputy Chairman of the Turkmen Government for the industrial and construction complex, and Ali Akbar Mehrabian, Energy Minister of Iran, in a phone call on Friday discussed strengthening of Turkmen-Iranian cooperation in the field of electricity.

Emphasizing the good relations between the two countries in the field of electricity, the sides considered ways to develop cooperation in the field of electricity exchange, export of technical and engineering services, as well as Iranian electrical goods to Turkmenistan.

Turkmen and Iranian officials also discussed the linking of power networks of the countries, the Iranian media reports.

They stressed the need to implement important agreements reached between the Presidents of Iran and Turkmenistan during the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit in Tajikistan and the Economic Cooperation Organization summit in Turkmenistan.

Turkmen and Iranian government officials expressed hope that they would be able to hold face-to-face meeting in the near future in order to finalize agreements on major cooperation areas and prepare for their implementation.