PRESIDENT OF TURKMENISTAN TOUCHED UPON THE ASPECTS OF TRANSPORT, ENERGY AND ECOLOGICAL DIPLOMACY
During his speech at the session of the People’s Council, the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov paid special attention to the development of national transport and energy sector, as well as underlined in this regard the importance of ecological safety.
The participants of the People’s Council session being held in Ashgabat heard a number of important comments of the Head of State in the area of developing the transport and energy of the country taking into consideration the significance of international cooperation in the given fields. The special importance of obeying the ecological safety norms was stated in this regard.
The President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov highlighted the establishment of the transport infrastructure in the country as a vital factor of economic and social development. Suitable and secure international corridors with the use of railway, automobile, air and maritime transport that are created in the country will help to provide stable development in the region, promote good-neighborhood relations, as well as strengthen cooperation and increase the amounts of trade turnover between the countries.
The projects such as the construction of the gas pipeline “Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India,” establishment of the “Uzbekistan-Turkmenistan-Iran-Oman” route and transit corridor “Lapis-Lazuli” were noted among the major projects.
Speaking about the epidemiological situation in the world, the Head of State called to pay attention to the necessity of resolving the Aral crisis.