Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan to create intergovernmental commission on transport cooperation
President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov instructed to take steps to establish an intergovernmental Turkmen-Azerbaijani commission to discuss issues of cooperation in the field of transport, detailed study and timely solution of all relevant tasks, Turkmen media reports.
The instruction was given during the meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan.
The head of the Turkmen state emphasized the importance of creating an international transport corridor Lazurit, which, while passing through the territory of Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey, will strengthen productive cooperation in a wide geo-economic area, including the regions of Central and South Asia, the Caspian and Black Sea basins, the Mediterranean.
He also noted that Turkmenistan is ready to act as an active partner and participant in the Europe-Caucasus-Asia (TRACECA) program, since the formation of a western transport corridor from Central Asia plays a huge role in the context of the realization of the goals of the revival of the Great Silk Road.