Speaker of the National Assembly of Pakistan Raja Pervez Ashraf in a meeting with Ambassador of Turkmenistan to Pakistan Atajan Movlamov in Islamabad on Wednesday invited Turkmenistan to benefit the potential of Pakistan's seaports – Gwadar, Bin Qasim, and Karachi.
The Speaker underlined the need to enhance bilateral trade and investment, the Embassy of Turkmenistan in Pakistan said in its press release.
The Turkmen envoy updated the Speaker on the implementation of the projects of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline and the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan (TAP) power transmission and fibre-optic lines.
During the meeting, the sides expressed the countries’ commitment to the timely completion of TAPI gas pipeline, and TAP power transmission and fibre-optic lines projects.
Last month, Ambassador Atajan Mowlamov and Pakistan's Federal Minister for Energy (Power Division) Khurram Dastgir Khan in a meeting in Islamabad discussed prospects of trade-economic cooperation in the fuel-energy sector and further development of bilateral relations.