Sofia, January 14 (BTA) - The development of infrastructure and opportunities for cooperation in that field were among the highlights of the discussion between Prime Minister Boyko Borissov and Turkmenistan's Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers in charge of construction, Shamuhammet Durdiliyev, Cabinet's press service said Thursday. Durdiliyev and the delegation he leads are paying a three-day visit to Bulgaria at the invitation of Regional Development and Public Works Minister Liliyana Pavlova.
Durdiliyev said during the meeting that he was impressed by the implementation of the project for constructing Sofia's metro. Borissov noted the Government's serious work for improving the infrastructure in this country, adding that there are opportunities for cooperation with Turkmenistan in such sectors as agriculture, sports, construction and the supply of building materials.
During the plenary talks between the two delegations, Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev underscored that a foundation has been created for the development of good bilateral relations and the Turkmen delegation's visit will allow for these relations to be upgraded.
Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov noted that a visit by Turkmenistan's President to Bulgaria is being organized. It has been discussed since 2012 and will likely take place after the meeting of the Bulgarian-Turkmen intergovernmental commission for economic and science and technology cooperation at the beginning of March, 2016.