Iranian Energy Minister Ali Akbar Mehrabian on Wednesday met President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov in Ashgabat during his visit to the country, Mehr news agency reported.
The sides discussed strengthening Tehran-Ashgabat bilateral relations in various fields, including water and energy.
The continuation of cooperation in electricity and energy fields based on the existing capacities of the two countries and the extension of bilateral contracts were discussed as well.
According to the scheduled program, Iran’s energy minister will meet and hold talks with the Turkmen Deputy Prime Minister, and senior officials.
Cooperation between Tehran and Ashgabat in the preparation of a tripartite cooperation agreement between Iran, Turkmenistan, and Afghanistan regarding the Harirud river will be among the other main topics of discussion between the Iranian energy minister and Turkmen officials.