The President of Turkmenistan received the new Ambassador of Pakistan


President Serdar Berdimuhamedov received the newly appointed Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to Turkmenistan, Ahsan Vahan, who presented credentials to the head of state.

During the meeting, a thorough exchange of views took place on a wide range of issues of long-term productive cooperation in various sectors of the economy, primarily in the fuel and energy sector, transport and communications.

Special emphasis was placed on trade and economic ties with great prospects, taking into account the increased mutual interest and complementarity of the national economies of the two countries, which have impressive potential.

At the same time, the diplomat stressed that Pakistan supports the creative, progressive foreign and domestic policy of the Turkmen state, as well as important international initiatives put forward by President Serdar Berdimuhamedov to create transcontinental energy and transport corridors, successfully implemented with the support of the international community.

A separate topic was the discussion of the possibilities of increasing the pace of construction of the transnational Turkmenistan–Afghanistan–Pakistan–India (TAPI) gas pipeline, as well as the laying of power transmission lines and fiber-optic communication along the Turkmenistan–Afghanistan–Pakistan (TAP) route.

As President Serdar Berdimuhamedov noted, the implementation of these large-scale projects will give a powerful impetus to the socio-economic development of the region.

At the same time, the importance of further development of traditional bilateral humanitarian relations was emphasized, the strengthening of which is greatly facilitated by various contacts in the field of culture and art, joint Cultural Days, exhibitions, scientific and creative forums, etc.