The Embassy of Turkmenistan in Belarus held a meeting in Minsk on the issues of energy cooperation
On May 18, 2021, the Embassy of Turkmenistan in the Republic of Belarus held a meeting in the building of the Belarusian Gas Institute on the topic "The importance of stable and reliable transit of energy in ensuring international cooperation and sustainable development", dedicated to the 30th anniversary of Independence of Turkmenistan and the 140th anniversary of the founding of the city of Ashgabat.
The event was attended by the Deputy Minister of Energy of the Republic of Belarus O. Prudnikova, representatives of the Institute of Energy of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Belarus, the Energy Union of Belarus, Belteleradio Company, as well as employees of the Embassy of Turkmenistan.
The meeting was opened by the rector of the Belarusian Gas Institute A. Lapo with an introductory speech. Then the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Turkmenistan to the Republic of Belarus N. Shagulyev made his presentation. In his speech, the Ambassador spoke about the preparations for the celebrations of the 30th anniversary of Independence of Turkmenistan and the 140th anniversary of Ashgabat, as well as about the successes and achievements in the energy sector of the country.
At the meeting, an exchange of views took place on topical issues of energy security. The participants spoke about the safe and stable transit of energy carriers, the restoration of energy resources and their environmental safety. In this context, the need to coordinate efforts in these areas was emphasized.
The video films showing the achievements of Turkmenistan over the years of Independence were demonstrated to the participants.