Berdimuhamedov congratulated delegates of the international oil and gas forum in Ashkhabad

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov congratulated participants of XXV International conference «Oil and gas of Turkmenistan – 2020»opening in Ashkhabad, having directed his salutatory message.

The head of the state noted that the fuel and energy complex is a strategic segment of economy of Turkmenistan occupying one of the lead positions in the world in reserve of natural gas.

Today in the oil and gas industry of the country large scale projects are carried out, it is integrated with global energy supply system, diversifying pipeline routes and deliveries. Turkmenistan is included into number of exporters of “blue fuel» in the countries of Europe, Central and South East Asia.

Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov underlined the importance of the on-going Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India gas pipeline for the country and region.

«Building and commissioning of this energy line will not simply allow to send considerable volumes of Turkmen natural gas to the foreign market, but also will promote the stability and peace in the region», – is told in the message.

Turkmenistan expands interaction in the field of energy in the Eurasian continent, co-operates with the leading oil and gas companies, increases volumes of extraction and processing of hydrocarbons, manufactures oil and gas chemical production which enjoys a high demand in the world markets.

«Realisation of new projects of the regional and global importance in the fuel and energy sphere will be henceforth a key vector of the state policy», – the president of Turkmenistan stated.