Turkmenistan and Astrakhan discussed prospects for cooperation in the development of shipping

On the eve of the Turkmen-Russian business forum, which will be held next week in Ashgabat, a meeting was held between the Minister of Foreign Relations of the Astrakhan Region Vladimir Golovkov and the Consul of Turkmenistan in Astrakhan Nury Golliev.

As reports ABN-Astrakhan, the parties noted that the further development of the Astrakhan region and Turkmenistan is mainly due to the intensification of the work of the international transport corridor “North-South”.

This year, it is planned to study the issues of establishing a regular shipping line between the ports of the Astrakhan region and the port of Turkmenbashi and the construction of a logistics center of Turkmenistan in the region.
Minister of Foreign Relations of the Astrakhan Region Golovkov noted:

“These and other issues of our interaction will be discussed next week at a business forum in Ashgabat, which will be attended by a delegation from our region”.

For his part, Consul Nury Golliev assured of rendering assistance in preparation for this important international event.