THE KEY DIRECTIONS OF STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP OF TURKMENISTAN AND THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION DISCUSSED
On March 31, 2021, in the framework of the visit of the governmental delegation of Turkmenistan to the Russian Federation, a number of bilateral meetings were held with the leadership of state structures of the Russian Federation, large enterprises specializing in trade-economic, energy, chemical industry and agricultural fields, as well as in the cultural-humanitarian dimension.
During the visit, the meetings were held with the heads of the Ministry of Healthcare of the Russian Federation, Federal State Budgetary Entity “National Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology named after Honorary Academician N.G.Gamaleya”, Federal Service for State Statistics, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation, “Russian State Television and Radiobroadcasting Company”, Russian State Agrarian University – Moscow Timiryazev Agricultural Academy, “SberBank”, “Gazprom”, “GAZPROM Schweiz AG”, “Ural Factory of Civil Aviation”, Samoilov Scientific Research Institute for Fertilizers and Insect-Fungicides (NIUIF), Russian Fund of Direct Investments, Russian State Circus, Great Moscow Circus on the Vernadskogo prospect, “Krastsvetmet” and “Transkapitalbank” companies.
The development of cooperation in the area of energy, conceptual issues of further collaboration, as well as the possible concrete projects were discussed with the “Lukoil” company.
As to the machine industry, a meeting was held with the leadership of “KAMAZ” company. The vast potential opportunities for expanding cooperation in the transport field were noted. The possibilities of drawing the company to the large projects implemented in Turkmenistan were discussed.
The issues of further development of cooperation between the two states were discussed. The analysis of cooperation of two countries, including the favorable directions of collaboration for its further strengthening took place.
The interest to expand cooperation of Turkmenistan in the information field was stated at the meetings with the Interstate Television and Radio Company “Mir” and “Russian State Television and Radiobroadcasting Company”. The parties discussed the practical collaboration between the State Committee of Turkmenistan on Television, Radio Broadcasting and Cinematography and the abovementioned companies.
In the framework of the visit of the governmental delegation of Turkmenistan to the Russian Federation, more meetings are planned to take place on 1 April 2021 in various fields of cooperation.