Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov met with the head of ARETI Igor Makarov. The key topics for discussion were the future of further cooperation in The key topics for discussion were the future of further cooperation in the fuel and energy and sports sectors.
Businessman I. Makarov received the position of expert specialist in the fall of 2019 under the advisor to the Turkmen leader responsible for the development of the oil and gas industry. The head of ARETI praised the transformations in this area in the country. He noted that Turkmenistan, Turkmenistan with its large reserves of valuable natural resources has a great reputation as an energy producer. in the world economy as a producer of energy resources.
Discussing issues related to the oil and gas sector, the Turkmen leader and the expert agreed to increase supplies of oil and gas produced in Turkmenistan to world markets for oil, ARETI gas and petroleum products manufactured in Turkmenistan. Moreover, the sides stressed the need to more actively develop oil and gas resources that Turkmenistan's Caspian Sea area is rich in.
Moving on to the topic of sports, the sides talked about cooperation to to hold the World Track Cycling Championship in Turkmenistan. The event is scheduled for 2021. And in 2026 the Turkmen side is preparing to host the World Road Cycling Championship. The main task is to hold all sporting events at a high level.
During the discussion, Makarov noted that he himself intends to remember his sporting past by participating in a bike ride to coincide with World Bike Day. The event will be held in Ashgabat on June 3, 2020.