Turkmenistan : President of Turkmenistan played host to Chairman of French company CIFAL on October 26, 2011.

The article from Neutral Turkmenistan (the State Information Agency of Turkmenistan – TDH).

” Ashgabat, October 26th (Turkmen Press Agency).  Today, the President of Turkmenistan, Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov, received Mr. Gilles  Remy, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of CIFAL Groupe, at Rukhiyet Palace.

After greeting the Head of State, the businessman warmly congratulated President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov on this national holiday celebrating the 20th anniversary of the country’s independence and the title of Hero of Turkmenistan conferred upon the nation’s leader. Mr. Remy wished the President and the Turkmen people peace, happiness and prosperity.

After thanking Mr. Remy for his best wishes, the Turkmen President stated that he was happy to welcome the leader of this reputed French company with which a productive business relationship has been developing for close to 20 years. Gurbangouly Berdymukhamedov pointed out that Turkmenistan was always interested in mutually beneficial commercial contacts, especially with key representatives of the international business community. The Turkmen President then stressed the fact that his country believes in the importance of importing cutting-edge technologies and taking advantage of the pioneering experience of foreign experts.

During their meeting, the President of Turkmenistan and the CIFAL CEO discussed opportunities for an effective cooperation based on their long-standing experience working on joint projects together.    

Expressing his interest in expanding his partnership with Turkmenistan, which has embarked on a path of progressive reform and change, the French businessman ensured that his company would continue to work hard in order to develop their successful bilateral cooperation.”