On April 15, 2016 in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan there was a meeting with the delegation of Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (ESCAP) headed by the Director of the Department of ESCAP Mr. Yuwei Li who arrived in Ashgabat on a working visit.
Stressing the importance of international initiatives of honorable President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov in developing of international cooperation in the sphere of transport and communications, the two sides expressed their commitment to closer cooperation of Turkmenistan with ESCAP.
During the meeting the parties' attention was paid to developing cooperation in the sphere of intensification of cooperation between the countries in the field of transport. Among the important areas of cooperation between Turkmenistan and the ESCAP the parties noted the role of the joint activity within the framework of the UN Special Programme for the Economies of Central Asia (SPECA).
Expressing commitment for further progressive development of bilateral cooperation which has a positive result, the sides spoke about the necessity for its further expansion.