Yesterday New Delhi hosted the inaugural symposium of the India-Central Asia Business Council, the aim of which was to intensify the implementation of the potential of the member states (Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and India). Turkmenistan was represented in the Council by Sh. Geldinazarov, Ambassador of our state in India. The delegates discussed expansion of partnership in industry and trade.
С. Jayshankar, India's foreign minister, said that the India-Central Asia Business Council is designed to develop programs to exchange experiences and increase trade turnover, which now stands at $2 billion, the beginning of joint work in this format of the Council is already an important step to intensify cooperation. The head of the Indian Foreign Ministry also emphasized the expansion of air transport delivery of trade goods between the countries participating in the Council, the deepening of partnerships on energy, automotive, agro-industrial, pharmaceutical, educational, infrastructure, transport (including civil aviation), tourist, IT directions.
A joint declaration should summarize the first stage of the India-Central Asia Business Council meetings.