Chairperson Turkmenistan Mejlis calls on Prime Minister

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ISLAMABAD, Aug 3 (APP): Chairperson of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan Akja Nurberdiyeva Wednesday called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
The two dignitaries discussed the matters pertaining to bilateral relations.
In his remarks, the Prime Minister said that frequent exchanges of Parliamentary delegations would prove to be enormously beneficial for strengthening of Democracy in the two brotherly countries.
The Prime Minister further said that Pakistan and Turkmenistan enjoy friendly relations. However, the prime minister noted that there are huge opportunities to further expand existing bilateral relationship particularly the economic ties.
The Prime Minister said that Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline is a flagship project of great significance for both the countries as well as the region.
The earliest realization of this Gas Pipeline project would advance our shared goals of energy security and regional prosperity. He said apart from helping Pakistan in the fulfilment of its gas requirements, the project will integrate the region economically and politically.
APP/ Hamza/mka

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