Turkmenistan 'Eyes Boosting Economic Cooperation' with Bulgaria

July 2, 2014

Turkmenistan's President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow has said his country is interested in boosting ties with Bulgaria on an equal footing.

While on a visit to Bulgaria, he announced at a meeting with Bulgaria's Council of Ministers that a session of the Bulgarian-Turkmen joint intergovernmental commission for economic cooperation is due to take place July 3 and 4 in his country's capital Ashkhabad, public broadcaster BNR reported.

Participants are to take concrete steps to increase cooperation in trade and in the economic sphere, including energy, transportation and communications and also in construction and agriculture.

Bulgaria's Economy Minister Dragomir Stoynev is due to attend the event heading a business delegation.

Representatives of the ministries of transport, agriculture, investment and foreign affairs will also take part.

Copyright, Novinite, 2014.