The President of the Republic of Tatarstan arrived on a working visit to Turkmenistan
25 April
The President of the Republic of Tatarstan arrived on a working visit to Turkmenistan

President of the Republic of Tatarstan of the Russian Federation Rustam Minnikhanov arrived on a one-day working visit to Turkmenistan on April 24. On the same day, Rustam Minnikhanov met with the esteemed President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov at the Rukhyyet Congress Palace. During the meeting, the President of friendly countries discussed the present and future of Turkmen-Tatar relations and prospects for further expansion of cooperation.

As the Tatar leader noted, last year the volume of trade between Turkmenistan and the Republic of Tatarstan amounted to 77,5 million USD. In areas such as oil exploration, oil production, gas transportation, cars, aircraft, shipbuilding, and the supply of chemical products, there is great potential to increase these indicators.

Esteemed President Serdar Berdimuhamedov in turn, assured of his readiness to continue the tradition of close cooperation with Tatarstan, as one of the economically and industrially developed regions of Russia.

Taking the opportunity, Rustam Minnikhanov invited the delegation of Turkmenistan to the events, dedicated to the 1100th anniversary of the adoption of Islam by the Volga Bulgaria.

Also, this year marks the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Russia and Turkmenistan. Tatarstan is actively cooperating within the framework of Russian-Turkmen relations.

Branches of the leading companies of Tatarstan operate in Turkmenistan – “Tatneft”, “KAMAZ”, “KER-Holding”. Almost 2 thousand “KAMAZ” vehicles were delivered to Turkmenistan under the contract. “Tatneft” is actively cooperating with “Turkmennebit”. The Kazan Helicopter Plant delivered “Ansat” to Turkmenistan to provide emergency ambulance to the population. Also a medical MI-17-1V was delivered. Zelenodolsk plant named after Gorky delivered two high-speed passenger ships of the A-145 project.