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Serdar Berdimuhamedov received the Special Representative of the Chinese Government for Eurasian Affairs

Serdar Berdimuhamedov received the Special Representative of the Chinese Government for Eurasian Affairs

Today, the President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov received the Special Representative of the Government of the People's Republic of China for Eurasian Affairs Li Hui, who is in Turkmenistan with a visit, reported the information program “Watan” of the Turkmen television.

Expressing gratitude for the time devoted to a personal meeting and the hospitality provided, the guest conveyed warm greetings to the Turkmen leader from President of the People's Republic of China Xi Jinping and Premier of the State Council Li Keqiang.

The Head of State, in response, conveyed good wishes to the Chinese leadership, emphasizing that the steady development and strengthening of relations with China, which are gaining new meaning and content today, is one of the priorities of Turkmenistan's foreign policy doctrine.

President Serdar Berdimuhamedov also expressed his deep condolences in connection with earthquake, that recently happened in Sichuan province, inflicting numerous human casualties, injuries and destructions and wished all those affected by the natural disaster the wishes of speedy recovery.

Turning to the bilateral sooperation, the Head of State stressed that China was the first country in the world with which Turkmenistan established diplomatic relations. As it was noted, over the past 30 years, the partnership of Turkmenistan and China, which has a strategic nature, has been actively developing for the benefit of friendly peoples on the basis of equality, respect and trust.

The interlocutors stated the high productivity of interaction in political sphere, which successfully developing in a bilateral and multilateral format, including the “Central Asia-China” dialogue.

During the meeting, the Head of state and his guest highly appreciated the prospects for the development of a multifaceted interstate dialogue across the entire spectrum of directions, and expressed confidence that the Turkmen-Chinese relations have a great future ahead.

Talking about the perspectives of extension of trade and economic relations, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov noted that at present time the People's Republic of China is a major trade and economic partner of Turkmenistan. An important role in implementation of shaped plans is assigned to the Turkmen-Chinese Committee for Cooperation.

In addition to the fuel and energy complex, which is traditionally included in the sphere of Among priority common interests were traditionally indicated the fuel and energy complex, transport and communications industry, the chemical industry, the textile industry, high technologies, investments, as well as many others, where with taking into account available potential and opportunities while undertaking mutual efforts are seemed to be the most effective.

During his visit to Turkmenistan the Special Representative of the People's Republic of China Li Hui also conducted talks in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs with the head of Foreign Affairs Institutions Rashid Meredov and his Deputy Vepa Hajiev. During this meeting, an agreement on importance of further expansions of bilateral connections in the field of energy, transport, logistics, culture and education, where there is a solid potential for mutual realization.

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