Burnishing its reputation as hermetically isolated, Turkmenistan continues to raise its visibility in the international arena, receiving foreign dignitaries, hosting international conferences, and sending representatives to events abroad.
On October 16, Commander of US Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) General William M. Fraser III, visited Ashgabat to discuss peace and security in Central Asia. President Berdymukhamedov received the Co-Chairman of the Turkmen-British Trade and Industry Council, Ronald Nash, to discuss cooperation in trade, economy and investments, energy, construction, sports, and tourism. He also welcomed the Minister of Energy of the United Arab Emirates, Mohammed Bin Daen Al Hamili, who noted the growing interest among his country’s business circles in cooperating with Turkmenistan in the oil and gas industry.
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