Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan take leading positions on the continent on production volume of energy carriers. It was declared by the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov in the appeal to media after holding top-level negotiations in Astana on April 18, 2017.
The head of the state noted that "we have modern infrastructure, we share the same views of a configuration of energy and transport flows in Europe and Central Asia".
Having instanced the performed large-scale projects with participation of two countries – the Turkmenistan-China gas pipeline, which part lays on the territory of Kazakhstan, and also a long distance railway of Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan-Iran, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov emphasized that they showed what powerful resource was available for our states this day.
Initiating such projects, Turkmenistan proceeds from need of full integration of the countries of the region, our neighbors, in an energy and transport cooperation in Eurasia, diversification of routes, the president told.
The leader of Turkmenistan emphasized that "we will use all opportunities for further implementation of the potentials aimed at implementation of new joint projects".
Throughout a subject of regional cooperation the President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov noted that "now the construction of the gas pipeline of Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India is conducted". To the provided accompanying infrastructure of TAPI railways and highways, power lines, fiber-optic communication and other necessary objects entered. To such projects of regional value Kazakhstan having solid experience in these areas showed interest.