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President of Turkmenistan received Governor of St. Petersburg
14 Feb
President of Turkmenistan received Governor of St. Petersburg

On February 13, 2020 President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov received the Governor of St. Petersburg (Russian Federation) Alexander Beglov, who arrived in the capital at the head of a representative delegation, TDH reports.

During the meeting, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and the Governor of St. Petersburg exchanged views on pressing issues of interaction, specifying its priority vectors. As it was emphasized, the positive experience of partnership gained over the past years and its solid potential create all the prerequisites for expanding bilateral ties.

Among the main areas of cooperation were the trade and economic sphere, energy, shipbuilding, gas industry, IT technologies, in particular, used in the construction of new “smart cities”, as well as the addition of efforts in the transport and communications sector, including the modernization of the relevant infrastructure and the formation of international transit and transport corridors, where Turkmenistan came up with a number of constructive initiatives.

Confirming readiness for an active bilateral partnership in a wide range of areas, the head of state and his guest noted that such interaction meets mutual long-term interests, as well as the strategic course of interstate relations.

The meeting was attended by Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to Turkmenistan Alexander Blohin.