Turkmen President Meets Governors of Russia’s St. Petersburg, Chelyabinsk

Turkmen President Meets Governors of Russia’s St. Petersburg, Chelyabinsk
Meeting of Turkmen President Serdar Berdimuhamedov and the Governor of St. Petersburg Alexander Beglov, September 26, 2022, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov on Monday held bilateral meetings with Governor of St. Petersburg Alexander Beglov and Governor of Russia's Chelyabinsk Region Alexei Teksler, the official Turkmen media reports.

Meeting with Governor of St. Petersburg

During the meeting, the sides discussed specific steps to implement the agreements reached earlier, in particular, those outlined in the Roadmap for cooperation in trade, economic, scientific, technical, cultural and humanitarian fields for 2020-2025.

The Head of State said Turkmenistan is ready to supply its agricultural products, textile and petrochemical industries and other goods.

The parties stressed that an important component of the Turkmen-Russian relations is the humanitarian area and spoke in favor of further deepening fruitful ties in this area.

Meeting with Governor of the Chelyabinsk Region

During the meeting, the Turkmen President emphasized the expediency of considering the possibility of expanding cooperation between the interested departments of the two countries in the field of design and construction of metallurgical and machine-building plants in Turkmenistan. The Head of State also noted that the Turkmen side is ready to supply products of the oil-gas industry, the textile industry, carpets, and agricultural products.

Alexey Teksler, in turn, stated with satisfaction that major Russian companies are actively working in Turkmenistan, where a favorable investment climate has been created, together with which a number of important projects have been implemented in different fields.

On Monday, the Head of Turkmenistan also held a meeting with the President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov.