On June 20, 2022, President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov received member of the board, President of China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) Hou Qijun.
Expressing sincere gratitude to the Head of state for the time spent, the head of CNPC confirmed the interest of the Chinese partners in strengthening mutually beneficial cooperation with Turkmenistan, built on a long-term basis.
President Serdar Berdimuhamedov stressed that neutral Turkmenistan, consistently pursuing an "open door" policy, attaches great importance to the development of traditionally friendly relations with China, which are of a strategic nature.
In continuation of the meeting, the President of Turkmenistan and the head of China's largest corporation exchanged views on the prospects for bilateral cooperation, taking into account the existing solid potential.
The head of the China National Petroleum Corporation informed the Head of state about the progress of work carried out by CNPC in our country. Assuring that the Chinese partners would continue to fulfill their obligations in the most serious and responsible manner, the businessman, taking the opportunity, expressed his best wishes to the Head of State, as well as to Chairman of the Halk Maslakhaty of the Milli Gengesh of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.
At the end of the meeting, the President of Turkmenistan and the head of CNPC expressed confidence in the further successful continuation of the long-term bilateral mutually beneficial cooperation that meets the goals of common prosperity.