Turkish State Minister Zafer Caglayan will travel to Turkmenistan this weekend together with more than 100 businessmen.
Caglayan and several businessmen will leave for Turkmenistan on Saturday, while the rest of the businessmen will travel to that country on Sunday. The minister's meetings in Turkmenistan will end on August 31.
The 2nd Turkish Export Products Fair will be opened, and the second meeting of Turkish-Turkmen Business Council will take place during Caglayan's visit.
The fair will be held between August 31 and September 1. A total of 68 companies from cosmetics, food, agriculture, packaging, plastic, hotel equipments, logistics, medical, furniture, home textile, machinery and construction sectors will participate in the fair. Businessmen from Turkmenistan, Iran, Russia and Uzbekistan will visit the fair.
On August 30, Caglayan will be received by Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow, and meet with Deputy Chairman of Cabinet Hojamuhammet Muhammedow as well as representatives of Turkish companies in Turkmenistan.
Commercial relations between Turkey and Turkmenistan significantly increased especially in contractor sector in 2008.
Turkey exported products worth of 561 million USD to Turkmenistan, and imported products worth of 152 million USD in the first half of 2010.
AALast Mod: 27 Ağustos 2010, 11:08