Translation of the article published in « Neytralni Turkmenistan » (dispatch from Turkmen State news agency – TDH) on June 29, 2012
THE PRESIDENT OF TURKMENISTAN HOSTED THE CHAIRMAN OF THE COMPANY CIFAL
Ashgabat, June 28 (TDN). Today the President of Turkmenistan, Gurbanguly Berdymikhamedov, hosted the Chairman & CEO of the company CIFAL, Mr Gilles Remy.
On greeting the Turkmen head of state, the businessman sincerely thanked Gurbanguly Berdymikhamedov for his time. Using this occasion, Gilles Remy also took the opportunity to warmly congratulate the leader of the Turkmen nation on his birthday, wishing him excellent health and plenty of success in endeavors dedicated to the prosperity of his country and his people.
After thanking his guest, The President expressed his pleasure in receiving the representative of a leading French company in Turkmenistan with which there is already a close partnership.
As the CIFAL Chairman noted, the growing interest shown by large French companies in Turkmenistan is directly connected to the country’s sustained socio-economic development dynamic and its attractive investment policies. In this regard, Gilles Remy indicated that his company would like to intensify the productive collaboration with Turkmenistan in a number of fields, and more particularly in energy, industrial and civil engineering, communications and electronics, and consulting services.
During this meeting, the advancement of several projects managed by CIFAL in Turkmenistan was discussed. The two sides also exchanged views on prospects for cooperation in several key areas.
At the end of the meeting, Gilles Remy once again thanked the Turkmen President for his time and declared that CIFAL is very proud of this partnership with Turkmenistan, and that the company will continue to work with dedication to merit the President’s trust.