Today the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov arrived to the State of Qatar with a two-day state visit led by government delegation. In Doha in the Palace of the Emir top-level talks took place, in them the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Tani and Prezident of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov took part. Heads of two states held a meeting at first in expanded structure, with participation of official delegations of two countries, and then in the format "in private", reports the State news agency of Turkmenistan.
Having exchanged opinions on a wide range of questions of Turkmen-Qatar partnership, the President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Tani concretized approaches to implementation of effective interaction in various spheres.
Speaking at negotiations, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov supported a growth in volumes of a goods turnover and services between Turkmenistan and Qatar, establishing direct contacts between economic partners of two countries.
At negotiations the possibility of regular carrying out of sales exhibitions and business forums in both countries, specialized fairs of the goods made in Turkmenistan and Qatar, opening of Trading houses in the capitals of both states was also considered. In this regard effectiveness of a past on the eve of the first Turkmen-Qatar business forum during which the major agreements had been reached was emphasized.
At negotiations the need of establishing direct contacts between the government and financial structures, large companies of two states was also stated.
Ashgabat declared determination to consider investment offers of Qatar on implementation of the largest projects of Turkmenistan having regional value, and also offers on investments into innovative projects of Qatar.
The Qatar companies were invited to participate in construction of the plants on conversion of gas, the petroleum and gas-chemical chemical plants in the territory of Turkmenistan, in projects on exploration and production of hydrocarbons on the Turkmen shelf of the Caspian Sea, and also in supplies of equipment for the oil and gas complex.
Upon completion of negotiations the ceremony of signing of bilateral documents was held.
Among them are intergovernmental Memoranda of understanding on development of cooperation in the sphere of power and about a cooperation in the field of standardization, metrology, certification and accreditations, and also the memorandum of understanding on cooperation in the field of training of diplomats between Institute of the international relations the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan and Institute of diplomacy of Qatar.
Besides, the Memorandum of understanding was signed by the Public national service "Turkmenhovayollary" and Civil aviation authority of Qatar. One more document - the Memorandum of understanding on a cooperation in the sphere of a biodiversity and wildlife conservation was signed.