'Our door is open for Turkish businessmen'

Published 24.10.2012 15:13
Updated 24.10.2012 15:19

President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov recently hosted Çalık Holding Chairman Ahmet Çalık at the Oguzhan Palace to discuss projects in the works and potentials for the future.

Welcomed to the Oguzhan Palace by Turkmenistan President Berdimuhamedov, Chairman of Çalık Holding Ahmet Çalık offered his best wishes for Turkmen Independence Day and Eid al-Adha. Expressing how extremely proud he is to be able to collaborate with Turkmenistan; Çalık stated that he is happy to be doing business in this country. Berdimuhamedov in turn noted that they have embarked upon realizing a comprehensive program geared towards Turkmenistan's development and said that their doors are always open to Turkish businessmen.

AN APPEALING INVESTMENT ENVIRONMENT

The Turkmen leader praised the efforts made by Turkish firms in the country and Ahmet Çalık relayed information on the projects they have taken on in Turkmenistan. Noting that Çalık Holding plans to continue to do business in Turkmenistan, Çalık stated, "A high number of foreign businessmen, especially Turks, are making special efforts to conduct business in Turkmenistan. The positive investment environment creates appealing grounds for collaborations in a number of areas."

HIGH POTENTIAL

During the meeting, Berdimuhamedov and Çalık discussed possible collaborations between Turkmenistan and Çalık Holding, both emphasizing the significant potential for collaboration. Having already signed on to a number of projects in the nation, primarily in energy but also including construction, textiles and industry, Çalık Holding is currently establishing a dental hospital, a serum factory and emergency care centers in addition to realizing the single-most significant electricity energy project in the country's history.

INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATIONS

On October 27th, Turkmenistan celebrates 27 years of independence. The nation is gearing up for country-wide celebrations. Over 100 foreign committees will be visiting for the official holiday. Turkmenistan announced its independence on October 27th, 1991.

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