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The President of Turkmenistan holds video conference meeting with the heads of leading foreign companies
29 Apr
The President of Turkmenistan holds video conference meeting with the heads of leading foreign companies

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has held video conference meeting with Igor Makarov, the Head of ARETI International Group, Andrew Hruska, the General Director and Partner of King & Spalding Law Company, co-founder and Chief Investment Director of Rizvi Traverse Management LLC Sohail Rizvi and General Director of financial company Legacy, Advisor of the ARETI IG Eugene Frenkel.

Having greeted representatives of business circles, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov expressed gratitude to businessmen for their desire to develop productive cooperation with Turkmenistan. It was noted that our country pays special attention to expansion of beneficial relations with big international business structures and leading international companies.

Further, the floor was given to the General Director and partner of King & Spalding Andrew Hrusk, who also extended his condolences to the head of Turkmen state on hard and irreplaceable loss – the death of his father Myalikguly Berdimuhamedov.

Having expressed gratitude for give opportunity to discuss key vectors of beneficial partnership, the businessman noted that it is a big honor for his international business structure to be selected for establishment of close contacts with Turkmenistan, which has recommended itself as responsible and reliable business partner in the world arena.

Continuing and having confirmed the intent of the companies participating in current meeting to work close with Turkmenistan, Andrew Hruska introduced his colleagues to the head of the state and informed about the activity of the holdings specialized in different spheres and having significant experience of work in many countries of the world.

Special emphasis has been laid on the fact that harmonious growth of indicators of national economy, colossal resource potential of our country provide growing attention of other countries and big international corporations to active cooperation. In this context, number of specific proposals has been presented.

Having expressed gratitude to Mr. Andrew Hrusk for the proposals, the head of the state highlighted that the proposals match the main priorities of the government policy and expressed the willingness of Turkmen side to start elaborating of details of implementation of the presented project with the Consortium.

The head of the state has recommended ARETI Group, with which Turkmenistan works close for more than 25 years in different projects, as a connecting link and partner for support to implementation of the project. The experience of the company in energy sphere and reputation in our country and abroad give confidence that Turkmenistan will participate in the project in accordance with vision and strict requirements set by our state, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov highlighted.

Having noted that relative officials have requested to form up a working group, which will include representatives of profile government bodies, for elaboration on the project and development of contract documentation, the head of the state said that further steps for implementation of the plans would be defined at the next session.

Continuing online meeting, the co-founder and Chief Investment Director of Rizvi Traverse Management LLC Sohail Rizvi expressed gratitude for given opportunity to discuss current aspects of cooperation and extended deep condolences to Turkmen leader on passing of his father Myalikguly Berdimuhamedov.

In the end of the video conference meeting, the head of Turkmenistan expressed gratitude to the head of the companies for extended condolences and words of support on passing of his father Myalikguly Berdimuhamedov.

Having exchanged good wishes, Turkmen leader and businessmen expressed confidence in continuation of the partnership based on the principles of trust and mutual benefit.