Vice Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers Myratgeldi Meredov reported on the preparations for the XXIV International conference and exhibition "Oil and gas of Turkmenistan-2019" at the enlarged meeting of the government on May 29. The forum, organized by the State concern "Turkmennebit" and the chamber of Commerce and industry of the country, is proposed to be held in Ashgabat on October 22-24.

Vice Prime Minister also reported on the state of Affairs in various sectors of the FEC sector and measures taken to implement the "Program of development of the oil and gas industry of Turkmenistan for the period up to 2030".

After hearing the report, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov stressed the importance of further expansion of international cooperation in the oil and gas sector of Turkmenistan, which is one of the world's energy powers. In this context, it was noted the great importance of exhibition and Congress activities to increase the prestige of the country in the world community, to promote the achievements in the industry, to demonstrate its enormous potential.

Such events, the head of state said, are of interest from the point of view of active promotion of Turkmenistan's initiatives in the field of formation of a new energy security architecture, as well as exchange of experience, attracting investments and new technologies, establishing direct business contacts with representatives of foreign business circles.

The President of Turkmenistan addressed to the Deputy Prime Minister a number of instructions on the organization and program of the forum "Oil and gas of Turkmenistan", which has become an effective platform for launching new projects, familiarizing with global trends in the oil and gas industry.