Belarus and Turkmenistan find common touch points in strategic partnership


Belarus and Turkmenistan find common touch points in strategic partnership

As many as 11 documents were signed and the opening of a new mining and chemical branch. These are the results of Alexander Lukashenko’s official visit to Turkmenistan. Today the two countries are strategic partners.

Cooperation in heavy industry, education and science.

A record-breaking commodity circulation of $300 million has been reached. With every year more and more common touch points are found. It is proved by the opening of the Belarusian Embassy in Ashgabat and launching the Garlyk mining and processing plant.

It was literally built from scratch.

Belarusians have shared their experience and technologies with their Turkmenian colleagues.

Andrei Rusakovich, political expert:
The launching of this project will not only propel Turkmenistan to the next level of development, but the region as a whole. It means supply of potash fertilizers; it is a new level of agriculture and supply of agricultural technology, possibly from Belarus.

Sergei Kizima, political expert:
The relations between Belarus and Turkmenistan are developed, it means tight industrial cooperation. It is a large number of cars, tractors, and other machinery, exported from Belarus to the Turkmenian market. It also means tight cooperation in the education sector. As many as 9,000 students from Turkmenistan are currently studying in Belarus.

At the moment Belarus exports special technologies, malt and agricultural machinery to Turkmenistan. Only 14,000 Belarusian tractors are working in the fields of the Central Asian country. What is more, these tractors were produced taking into consideration the climate of Turkmenistan. By the way,

Belarus is prepared to produce a diesel train for such a hot climate.

The cooperation in IT and science sectors can be significantly promoted. This is the question of sharing experience in agriculture, energy preservation, public health service, and biotechnologies.