President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov begins his official visit to Qatar today. This is the Turkmen leader's first visit to a friendly Arab country, the State Information Agency of Turkmenistan (TDH) said.
During the meeting in Doha, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Emir Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani intend to check their positions on a wide range of issues of mutual cooperation. A package of bilateral documents aiming to facilitate the intensification of cooperation in all strategic areas is ready for signing, the report says.
The program of the Turkmen leader's visit includes meetings with leaders of some of the key ministries of Qatar, touring the "City of knowledge" - a major scientific and educational center of Doha that brings together several universities and other research centers.
According to TDH, Turkmenistan's exports to Qatar account mainly for products of the fuel and energy complex. Turkmenistan's imports from Qatar include steel, equipment and machinery, electrical goods.