Representatives of Turkmenistan and Japan met to discuss key areas of further Turkmen-Japanese cooperation. The event was held in the online format. The Turkmen side was represented by the Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, Chairman of the Supreme Control Chamber of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdymukhamedov. The Japanese side was represented by the head of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry Kiyoshi Ejima.
The participants of the meeting expressed mutual interest in such promising areas of partnership as political, trade and economic, cultural and humanitarian. The parties also identified the need to accelerate the implementation of the agreements reached earlier.
The role of bilateral committees on economic interaction, which were established in both states, was separately noted. These formations reviewed in detail the results of the steps taken in this direction.
The priorities of mutual cooperation at the moment are the implementation of tasks defined by the Roadmap for a partnership in the field of infrastructure, as well as the development of renewable energy sources, strengthening of contacts in the field of science and business.
During the meeting it was noted that the parties are satisfied with the cooperation in the investment, gas and chemical sectors, as well as with Japanese manufacturers of machinery designed for the needs of industry.
Thus, Turkmenistan intends to further develop partnerships with Japanese banks and large corporations.