On the instruction of the President of Turkmenistan, the delegation of our country, headed by Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, Chairman of the Supreme Control Chamber Serdar Berdimuhamedov participated in the meeting of the European Intergovernmental Council, held in the Republic of Kazan (Tatarstan, Russian Federation) on April 29-30.
Speaking at the meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council, the head of the delegation of Turkmenistan conveyed greetings and wished successful work to the forum participants on behalf of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, and expressed his gratitude to the host side for the invitation and warm welcome.
As noted, our country had participated in the meeting of the European Intergovernmental Council for the first time as a guest of honour, which is a landmark event reflecting mutual interest in establishing long-term multifaceted cooperation, understanding its prospects and opportunities.
Within the framework of the visit programme to Kazan, on April 30, head of the delegation of our country, Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, Chairman of the Supreme Control Chamber Serdar Berdimuhamedov had a meeting with Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin.
During the conversation, it was underlined the sincere interest of Turkmenistan and Russia in strengthening relations of friendship, good neighborliness and mutually beneficial partnership, which is based on progressive character both in the trade and economic sphere, and in the humanitarian and cultural areas.
In this aspect, the significant role of the joint Intergovernmental Commission in the practical solution of issues of cooperation and the development of its promising directions was emphasized.On the same day, in Kazan, Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, Chairman of the Supreme Control Chamber of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov held a meeting with President of the Republic of Tatarstan of the Russian Federation Rustam Minnikhanov.
As noted, fruitful bilateral contacts testified to the efficiency of the Turkmen-Russian cooperation.A solid package of documents signed between the two countries promoted to building up cooperation in a wide range of industries.
According to President Rustam Minnikhanov Turkmenistan is a strategic partner for Tatarstan.At the end of the meeting, the head of the Republic of Tatarstan of the Russian Federation presented the medal "100 years of the Tatar Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic" to Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, Chairman of the Supreme Control Chamber of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov.
Within the framework of the visit to Kazan, members of the delegation of our country held bilateral meetings with Russian, including Tatarstan colleagues.Meeting participants discussed the prospects for cooperation in the trade, economic and banking spheres, oil and gas sector, agriculture, in the field of air and water transport, along the line of business structures.