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METI Minister Sugawara Holds Meeting with H.E. Mr. Rashid Meredov, Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Turkmenistan

October 24, 2019

On October 23, 2019, Mr. SUGAWARA Isshu, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, held a meeting with H.E. Mr. Rashid Meredov, Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Turkmenistan.

Overview

In the afternoon of October 23, 2019, Minister Sugawara held a meeting with Deputy Chairman Meredov, Turkmenistan, taking the opportunity of Deputy Chairman Meredov’s visit to Japan. At the meeting, Minister Sugawara expressed his gratitude for Deputy Chairman Meredov’s execution of leadership in association with Japanese companies’ achievement of infrastructure projects in Turkmenistan, while Deputy Chairman Meredov expressed his congratulations for the Ceremony of the Enthronement of His Majesty the Emperor at the Seiden (State Hall), which took place on the day before the meeting, and expressed his hopes for further consolidation of Japan-Turkmenistan economic ties.

Following the meeting, the ministers concluded a Memorandum of Cooperation in Infrastructure Sector between the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, aiming to advance individual projects by Japanese companies and further promote economic cooperation in the future.

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