Çalık Enerji kicks off a huge power project in Turkmenistan. Welcoming Ahmet Çalık, the President of the State Berdimuhamedov emphasized their trust in maintenance of the cooperation between the two countries in future. Çalık thanked Berdimuhamevod for the opportunity to discuss long-term problems related to cooperation during the reception, and said "Opportunities provided for Turkish companies and foreign entrepreneurs help them to strengthen and enhance their position in Turkmenistan's market". Berdimuhamedov, the President of Turkmenistan, explained that Turkmenistan has steadily engaged in active relations built on mutual interests, and attached a particular importance to development of long-term relations with foreign companies based on equal rights.
Transformation of Energy on the Table
The problems related to the development of fuel-energy industry and transformation projects were debated at the meeting. Çalık Holding's Chairman Ahmet Çalık provided information about the fulfillment of instructions previously entrusted by Berdimuhamedov. Ahmet Çalık presented new offers for the implementation of Çalık Enerji's projects regarding steady supply of power to Ashgabat and modernization of the electrical energy industry in the entire country. Providing information about the development of the energy infrastructure of Ashgabat, Ahmet Çalık later presented the technical features and plans of the new project.
The period of putting the project into effect was designated as five years. The project will be carried out at three stages. All of 60 substations planned for construction will be combined in an electrical system. In addition, the project will gather experts of relevant subjects. Ahmet Çalık stated that the company would put the project into effect in due time and with a high quality, and thanked Gurbanguli Berdimuhamedov for his trust in the company. At the end of the meeting, Gurbanguli Berdimuhamedov and Ahmet Çalık presented their good wishes for each other and emphasized that they hoped for a strengthened amity between the two countries and continuation of the productive cooperation in the future.