A meeting with the head of «ITOCHU Corporation» was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan

On June 28, 2019, a meeting was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan with the Managing Executive Director of the «ITOCHU Corporation» Japanese company, new Chairman of the Japanese-Turkmen Committee for Economic Cooperation Mr. Tsubai Hiroyuki, who arrived to Ashgabat to take part on the opening ceremony of a gasoline production plant from natural gas in Akhal.

  At the beginning of the meeting, discussing issues of further development of bilateral relations, the parties noted the high level cooperation between Turkmenistan and Japan, in particular, in the trade and economic sphere. The Japanese side noted that mutual visits at the highest level over the past few years have become an important link in strengthening mutually beneficial relations.

         During the meeting, focusing on the existing prerequisites for further expansion of cooperation in such areas as the gas chemical industry, the medical industry and electric power industry, the Japanese delegation suggested discussing the possibilities of implementing the planned new and current joint projects in Turkmenistan. They also discussed issues of joint investments in the gas industry through cooperation with the Japanese Bank for International