Turkmenistan and China signed an agreement on international road transport29.11.2023 | 19:44 |
The 6th meeting of the Turkmen-Chinese Intergovernmental Cooperation Committee was held in Ashgabat on Wednesday, November 29. The Turkmen delegation was headed by Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov, and the Chinese side was headed by Vice Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China Ding Xuexiang.
It was noted at the meeting that over the past period since the 5th meeting, held in November 2021 in the online format, agreements between the leaders of the two countries have been implemented jointly, and many tasks defined by the Committee have been completed.
The priorities of bilateral cooperation are energy and the transport and logistics sector. The participants of the meeting agreed on the need to build up the Turkmen- Chinese partnership in such areas as trade, energy, transport, infrastructure, agriculture, as well as creating a favorable business climate for entrepreneurs of the two countries, for the exchange of scientific and technological achievements and the expansion of cultural and humanitarian ties, according to a press release of the Turkmen Foreign Ministry.
It was stated that Turkmenistan and China have great potential for developing cooperation in the technological sphere, finding new opportunities to promote the sustainable development of the economies of the two countries.
Following the talks, in addition to the Minutes of the 6th meeting of the Turkmen- Chinese Intergovernmental Committee for Cooperation, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Academy of Sciences of Turkmenistan and the Ministry of Science and Technology of the People's Republic of China on deepening scientific and technical cooperation, as well as an agreement between the governments of the two countries on international road transport.