A substantial package of bilateral documents, numbering 85 agreements in various areas of interaction, was signed following the results of the Economic Forum of Central Asian States held today at the Avaza Congress Center, the State News Agency of Turkmenistan reports.
At the opening ceremony of the plenary session of the Forum, Deputy Prime Minister of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhammedov made a welcoming speech.
The forum was attended by the heads and representatives of the relevant ministries of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, and representatives of the public and private sectors of the regional countries, international and regional financial institutions took part in the forum via video communication.
The main topics of the forum were the trade, economic and investment opportunities of the regional countries, future directions of cooperation in the energy and chemical sectors of the Central Asian countries, as well as cooperation in the field of transport and logistics in the CA countries.
The Forum discussed the improvement of tariffs and regulation of electronic commerce in the countries of Central Asia, the deepening of integration efforts in priority sectors of the economy.
Within the framework of the Forum, the participants developed recommendations, aimed at achieving stable and balanced economic growth, expanding and effectively using the potential of the Central Asian countries, in order to strengthen their economies and develop good neighborly relations.
Following the results of the Forum, the participants adopted the Final Document of the Economic Forum of Central Asian Countries.
Earlier, we reported that the Economic Forum of the Central Asian Countries began work in Turkmenistan.