UAE keen to help develop energy sector of Turkmenistan: Hamili

ASGHABAT — UAE Energy Minister Mohammed bin Dhaen Al Hamli has held meetings with senior Turkmen officials to discuss venues of cooperation between the two countries on energy.

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Published: Fri 19 Nov 2010, 11:27 PM

Last updated: Mon 6 Apr 2015, 5:10 PM

At the meetings with Turkmen Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers for Oil and Gas Bayrammyrat Hojamuhammedow and Minister of Oil and Gas Industry and Mineral Resources Bayramgeldi Nedirow, on the sidelines of the 15th Turkmenistan International Oil and Gas Conference 2010, currently held in the Turkmen capital city of Ashgabat, the UAE Minister confirmed the UAE leadership’s interest in furthering relations with Turkmenistan.

He further said the UAE companies are prepared to take part in the development of Turkmenistan’s energy sector, noting that large UAE companies such as Mubadala Development Company and Masdar are carrying out projects to boost Turkmenistan’s oil and gas and renewable energy production capacities.

The UAE Minister conveyed greetings to President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow from the President, His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and General Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

UAE Ambassador to Turkmenistan Hassan Abdullah Al Adhab and members of the UAE delegation were present at the meeting.

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