Kazakhstan’s President meets his Turkmenistan counterpart
At the talks with his Turkmenistan counterpart Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov, President Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan emphasized the unprecedented growth of the bilateral trade turnover, according to President Nazarbayev’s website.
President Nazarbayev emphasized that the Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan-Iran railway link would give a strong impetus to the economic partnership of the two nations.
“Owing to the railway link towards the Persian Gulf, the trade turnover this year has grown by 38%. It is an unprecedented growth. There is a vast potential to be unleashed to the benefit of the people”, President Nazarbayev said.
The two presidents dwelt on the current state and prospects of the political, trade-and-economic and culture cooperation, as well as on acute issues on the international agenda. President Nazarbayev stressed that the bilateral ties had always been amicable owing to the strong culture ties.
“I believe we should do our best to boost trade, political and culture ties. Kazakhstan is a transit space for Turkmenistan both for the latter’s gas pipelines and railways”, President Nazarbayev said.
In his turn, Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov highlighted importance of Kazakhstan President’s visit to further the bilateral cooperation.