In the National tourist area Avaza on May 23-24 the VIII International gas congress will take place. The vice-chairman of Cabinet council Maksat Babayev reported on preparation for holding this large industry forum and the international exhibition dated for it at the meeting of the government on May 18.
It is expected that heads and representatives of the leading oil and gas companies, international organizations and financial institutions of the world will take part in work of the gas congress.
In the agenda of the forum are diversification of export routes and transit of the Turkmen natural gas, a construction of interstate gas pipelines, investment conditions in Turkmenistan, the current state and the prospects of development of the world gas market, international initiatives of the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov in the sphere of ensuring energy security, environmental protection, etc.
Having noted value of the forthcoming VIII International gas congress designed to become the open area for discussion of topical issues of cooperation in energy industry, the President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov emphasized that the forum would promote expansion of mutually advantageous dialogue and experience exchange in this strategic sphere, and determination for further ways of interaction with foreign partners.