Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov met with heads of CIS governments before the start of a CIS heads of government council meeting on 22 November, Turkmenistan.ru reported quoting the Turkmen State News Service (TDH).
The meeting was attended by prime ministers of Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Ukraine, vice prime ministers of Uzbekistan and Georgia, CIS executive secretary Sergey Lebedev as well as members of the Turkmen government.
The head of state urged all CIS countries to cooperate in the field of education, information-communication technologies, transport and communication. According to him, Turkmenistan is also interested in advanced "know-how" in agricultural sector as well as modern farm equipment.
Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov invited all interested CIS counties to take part in the next presentation of the project on development of the national tourist zone Avaza on December 3 in the town of Turkmenbashi.
In conclusion, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov noted that cooperation within the CIS would remain a defining vector in the foreign policy of Turkmenistan.