Monday, 11 March 2019, 18:00:48
March 11 in Ukimet Uyi the Prime Minister Askar Mamin held a meeting with the Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan Mammetkhan Chakiyev.
At the meeting they discussed issues of deepening and expanding trade, economic and cross-border cooperation, the use of the transit-transport potential of countries, and the intensification of integration in the scientific, technical, cultural and humanitarian spheres. The priority is the project to create a special border trade zone on the border of Mangystau region and Balkan velayat. In addition, prospects implementing a joint project to create a remote Earth sensing system in Turkmenistan were considered.
“The heads of our states — President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov — have tasked us to bring the mutual trade mark to billion. It is necessary to intensify the work of the joint Intergovernmental Commission on Economic, Scientific, Technical and Cultural Cooperation. There is a need to gradually increase mutual trade, using tools to stimulate mutually beneficial export supplies between the two countries and expand the range of goods supplied,” said Mamin, noting the need to increase trade in such industries as metallurgy, engineering, construction materials, food, chemical products , light industry, pharmaceuticals and others.
Askar Mamin also expressed confidence that holding the next 10th meeting of the Intergovernmental Commission, held today in Astana, will give additional impetus to cooperation and will allow to solve topical issues of the bilateral agenda.