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The President of Turkmenistan receives the Secretary General of the International Energy Charter in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

On 31 January 2017, Turkmenistan President Mr Gurbanguly Berdimukhamedov met with Energy Charter Secretary General Dr. Urban Rusnák to discuss international energy cooperation and the joint activities within the Chairmanship of Turkmenistan in the Energy Charter Conference for 2017.

The President stressed the importance of the international energy partnership as a determining factor for strengthening sustainable development, peace, and stability. Transit of energy resources as well as energy saving and energy efficiency were identified as main priorities for joint activities under the Chairmanship of Turkmenistan. In the conclusion, the interlocutors agreed to continue long-term cooperation in order to promote energy dialogue on global energy security.