Turkmenistan and China agreed to cooperate in the field of ensuring international cybersecurity. The corresponding agreement was signed today following the results of the 5th meeting of the Turkmen-Chinese Committee for Cooperation, the State News Agency of Turkmenistan reported.
In addition, at the meeting, they signed the Protocol of the 5th meeting of the Turkmen-Chinese Committee for Cooperation; The Program on Cooperation between the Government of Turkmenistan and the Government of the People's Republic of China for 5 years; Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of Turkmenistan and the Government of the People's Republic of China on issues of ensuring biological safety; Cooperation program to expand economic partnership between the Government of Turkmenistan and the Government of the People's Republic of China.
The Turkmen side was headed by the co-chairman of the Turkmen part of the Committee, Deputy Prime Minister Serdar Berdimuhamedov, the Chinese - by the co-chairman of the Chinese part of the Committee, member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, Vice Premier of the State Council of the PRC Han Zheng.
At the meeting, Serdar Berdimuhamedov noted the prospects for bilateral cooperation in such areas as the digital economy, the financial and banking sector, green low-carbon development, transport and logistics, communication networks, the chemical industry, agriculture and the introduction of energy and water saving technologies.
The main spheres of bilateral partnership in the trade and economic sphere are energy, transport and trade, the report says.
The meeting also discussed the implementation of agreements in the oil and gas industry, in particular, issues related to the export of Turkmen natural gas to China.