Iran-Turkmenistan business forum held in Ashgabat

March 2, 2018

TEHRAN - Turkmenistan’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Ashgabat hosted Iran-Turkmenistan business forum on Friday, IRNA reported.

As part of the 14th exclusive exhibition of Iranian products in Turkmenistan, the event was attended by several high-ranking officials from the two countries as well as representatives of the Iran and Turkmenistan’s private sectors.

Over 60 Iranian companies participated in the 14th exclusive exhibition of Iranian goods and services which kicked off on Thursday in Turkmenistan’s capital Ashgabat and will wrap up on Saturday.

Iranian Industry, Mining and Trade Minister Mohammad Shariatmadari who visited Turkmenistan at the top of a high-ranking delegation to attend the exhibition opening ceremony, met with Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov on Thursday.

In the meeting, Berdimuhamedov expressed satisfaction with the holding of Iranian exclusive exhibition and the business forum, saying holding such events will facilitate and expand economic cooperation between the two countries.

Shariatmadari for his part noted that his country is interested in long term economic cooperation with Turkmenistan.

“President Hassan Rouhani’s future visit to Turkmenistan in April will open a new chapter in the relations of the two neighboring countries,” he added.

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