TAPI gas pipeline will benefit the entire region, including $ 1 billion for Afghanistan transit

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmoud Kureishi said on Thursday (August 26-th, 2021) that the implementation of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline is beneficial for the entire region, and Afghanistan alone will receive $ 1 billion as transit fees and royalties.

Speaking to the media following a meeting with Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, the Foreign Minister said the project is expected to create 2,000 new jobs with enormous opportunities, the Pakistani “Daily Times” reported.

First kidney transplant performed in Turkmenistan


A kidney transplant operation was performed for the first time in Turkmenistan. Minister of Health and Medical Industry Nurmuhammet Amannepesov reported to President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov on the successful operation of domestic specialists.

The patient received a kidney transplant from a close relative. Currently, both the patient and the donor are doing well. Both are under medical supervision, the minister said.

Iran can provide transit route for Uzbekistan to world market


Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that Islamic Republic of Iran can ease transit route for Uzbekistan to the global markets, reports Mehr.

Speaking to reporters after his meeting with his Uzbek counterpart Abdulaziz Kamilov on Monday, Zarif pointed to the common history between Islamic Republic of Iran and Uzbekistan and stated that historical commonalities between Iran and Uzbekistan will expand and enhance preliminaries of friendship between the two countries to a great extent.

Postal service between Turkmenistan, Canada resumes


Canada Post Corporation has resumed international mail service with Turkmenistan, Canada Post reports.

In addition to Turkmenistan, postal communication has also been resumed with a number of other countries, the report said.

Besides Canada, a number of other countries have already resumed international postal communication with Turkmenistan.

Earlier, the Moldova Post also resumed receiving international mail to Turkmenistan with Turkmenistan.

Turkmenistan to organize international forum of its oil, gas sector

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An international forum on attracting investments in the country's oil and gas sector will be organized in Turkmenistan, Trend reports with reference to the Business Turkmenistan information portal.

The forum will be held on May 12-13, 2021 in Ashgabat, and it will discuss global and regional trends in the development of the fuel and energy sector, the implementation of regional projects in this area, including the construction of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline.

Turkmenistan ratifies Memorandum with Azerbaijan on „Dostluq” field


At a meeting held today, the Mejlis of Turkmenistan adopted a Resolution „On the ratification of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of Turkmenistan and the Government of the Republic of Azerbaijan on joint exploration, development and development of hydrocarbon resources of the Dostluq field in the Caspian Sea”, reports „Turkmenportal”.

The Dostluq field, the reserves of which, according to experts, are estimated at 50 million tons of oil, has been considered controversial for many years.

Consecutive Meeting on the Issues of Intensifying Collaboration with the WTO was held in the MFA of Turkmenistan


On April 15, 2020, the successive meeting of the Governmental Commission for studying the issues, connected with the membership of Turkmenistan in the World Trade Organization was held in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan.

Bulgaria approves draft labour migration agreement with Turkmenistan


The Bulgarian Council of Ministers has approved draft bilateral agreements on the regulation of labour migration between the government of Bulgaria and the governments of Albania and Turkmenistan, Trend.az reports.

Projects will become the basis for negotiations on issues related to the regulation of the citizens’ employment of these countries in Bulgaria, the report said with reference to the press service of the Government of Bulgaria.

Turkmenistan remains China's most important gas supplier


From December 2009 to December 2019, from Central Asia, mainly from Turkmenistan, to China were delivered 294.6 billion cubic meters of natural gas, “Trend.az” reports, citing an information of the “Xinhua” news agency from the 6-th of January, 2020.

The “Xinhua” news agency cites data from the “PetroChina West Pipeline Company”. Turkmen gas operations have benefited more than 500 million people in 27 provincial-level administrative units, as well as in the Special Administrative Region of Xianggang, the release said.