The issues of cooperation between Turkmenistan and St. Petersburg, including in the field of industry, were discussed on the sidelines of the SPIEF by Vice-Premier of Turkmenistan, Chairman of the Supreme Control Chamber, member of the State Security Council Serdar Berdimuhamedov and Governor Alexander Beglov.
According to the official website of the St. Petersburg administration, the meeting took place in the reception hall of the “Vodokanal of St. Petersburg”.
The Governor stressed that St. Petersburg attaches great importance to strengthening ties with Turkmenistan.
- In 2020, we signed a number of important documents, including the “Roadmap” for cooperation. A Joint Action Plan for the period up to 2025 was also signed,” said Alexander Beglov.
Petersburg companies carry out large-scale construction of roads and junctions in Turkmenistan, a complex of mudflow protection structures in Ashgabat. Petersburg provides support to the Turkmen-Russian school named after Pushkin. Petersburg scientists - archaeologists and orientalists work in Turkmenistan.
In May this year, the delegation of St. Petersburg paid a visit to Turkmenistan and took part in the celebrations on the occasion of the 140th anniversary of Ashgabat.
The mayor of St. Petersburg also noted the historical connection that unites the peoples of Russia and Turkmenistan.
“This year will mark 80 years since the beginning of the Great Patriotic War. A memorial plate to the soldiers from Turkmenistan who defended besieged Leningrad was installed at the Piskarevskoye cemetery. We remember with great gratitude the residents of Turkmenistan who received the evacuated Leningraders,” Beglov said.
In Ashgabat, it is planned to unveil a monument that will perpetuate the memory of the soldiers from Turkmenistan who defended Leningrad and the residents who received Leningraders.
Then the delegation of our country examined the exposition in the “Vodokanal Tower”, which tells about the work of the largest city utility company.
Earlier, we reported that the delegation of Turkmenistan is taking part in SPIEF-2021.