The energy industry is one of the leading sectors of the national economy. This is stated in the congratulatory message of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov to the participants of the International Exhibition and Scientific Conference “The Main Directions of Development of the Energy Industry of Turkmenistan” that opened today in Ashgabat.
Of particular note is the fact that, along with the strengthening of the material and technical base of the electric power industry, the introduction of new technologies in the industry, the training of highly qualified specialists, huge capital is invested in the industry.
Developing this important area, we are creating favorable conditions for successfully resolving issues of modernization of industry, strengthening the economic potential of the state, the message of the head of state noted.
-Today, when energy consumption is growing all over the world, a number of states are showing great interest in cooperation with Turkmenistan in the field of electric power, - the presidential address emphasizes. - Along with a major project to build the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India gas pipeline, the construction of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan power transmission line is also underway. The implementation of this project is of great importance not only for the participating countries, but also for the region as a whole.
Noting that foreign companies and businessmen interested in developing fruitful cooperation in the energy sector are participating in the international exhibition and scientific conference, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov expressed his firm belief that the Forum will be of great importance in the exchange of experience between Turkmen specialists and foreign partners, establishing promising mutually beneficial cooperation, discussing projects of mutual interest.