Telephone conversation between the President of Turkmenistan and the head of "Turkmenistan-USA" Business Council

On February 24, 2022, a telephone conversation took place between President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Executive Director of “Turkmenistan-USA” Business Council Eric Stewart.

Warmly welcoming E.Stewart, the Head of state noted with satisfaction the progressive development of the friendly Turkmen-American dialogue, in which the main place is given to the development of trade and economic ties.

During the conversation, the current state of cooperation and plans for its development in the future, as well as current and future joint projects in priority areas of mutual interest were discussed.

It was stated that for many years American companies that are members of the Business Council have been successfully operating in the Turkmen market in strategically important sectors.

Therefore, for example, today high-quality agricultural machinery of “John Deere” and “Case” companies is actively used in the rural fields of our country, “General Electric” equipment is widely used in the domestic electric power industry, and the civil aviation fleet has aircrafts manufactured by “Boeing”.

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov noted that there is also a huge potential for mutually beneficial cooperation in such areas as the oil and gas sector, renewable energy, chemical and food industries, transport and ecology.

In this regard, the expediency of continuing the practice of holding regular business meetings, forums and exhibitions organized by the Business Council and contributing to the establishment of productive contacts between public and private structures of the two countries was emphasized.

Positively assessing the opening prospects, taking into account the accumulated rich experience of joint work, the Head of state stressed that Turkmenistan is always ready to consider new proposals and visions for further expanding traditional bilateral cooperation.

At the end of the telephone conversation, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov thanked Eric Stewart for the call and his fruitful work as the Executive Director of the “Turkmenistan-USA” Business Council and wished him good health, well-being and further success.