Today President Serdar Berdimuhamedov received head of Bouygues Group of Companies Martin Bouygues.
Having expressed his gratitude to the head of the state for the given time to meet, the businessman underlined that for the holding, which he represents, it is a great honour to co-operate with Turkmenistan and to take part in realisation of large scale projects first of all aimed at transformation of the architectural view of Ashgabat.
Having greeted Martin Bouygues, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov noted that expansion of mutually advantageous cooperation with leading foreign companies acts among basic aspects of the policy of our country, its external economic component. A special emphasis was made that “Bouygues" is an old and reliable business partner of our state, and realized joint projects, which totals already nearby 70, are of great importance in development of Turkmen economy, strengthening of its construction and industrial potential.
For years of long-term interaction, the company offered a wide spectrum of architectural projects and samples of city design, the head of the state with satisfaction ascertained, having underlined that the established fruitful bilateral relations also promoted consolidation of Turkmen-French relations as a whole.
Throughout the meeting, exchange of opinions on cooperation prospects took place, possibilities of participation of “Bouygues" in the planned national plans on the further modernisation of the Turkmen capital were considered. As Martin Bouygues marked, the company headed by him actively participated in the international projects, initiated by the National Leader of the Turkmen people, Honoured Architect of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, a valuable advice and recommendations of whom are always actual. The interest of “Bouygues" in the further strengthening of positions in the perspective Turkmen market, where the company works already for over 30 years, was in this connection confirmed.
President Serdar Berdimuhamedov appreciated highly the activity of the French company in our country, having pointed out readiness of Turkmenistan for deepening partnership taking into account rich positive experience of teamwork. Every year the capital architectural look is supplemented with new social, cultural, administrative and other projects. As was underlined, dynamically developing and turning into a modern megacity, Ashgabat with every day confirms its status of the centre of regional and global cooperation that causes necessity of creation of optimum conditions for carrying out large actions of international character and a worthy welcome of foreign visitors and delegations more confidently.
In the given context, the head of the state with satisfaction noted that modern business centre erected by the French company, where all possibilities for negotiation and presentations of various projects will be provided, organically matching the shape of our white marble-coated capital, would become its one more ornament.
Throughout the meeting, the businessman informed President Serdar Berdymuhamedov on the state of affairs at the sites entrusted to the company, and also mentioned new proposals developed with the account of priorities of social and economic development and grandiose reforms, carried out in Turkmenistan.
The head of the state emphasised that harmonious combination of advanced architectural and technical solutions and best traditions of national architecture, creative approach, active involvement of innovative technologies, and also strict observance of norms of ecological safety - key reference points of the large scale town-planning program realised in Turkmenistan, the purpose of which is maintenance of high standards of life of people. Thus, faultless quality of erected projects and their timely commissioning act as immutable requirements.
In this connection, the head of the state stated readiness to consider specific proposals from the French company.
At the end of the meeting, the businessperson, once again having expressed gratitude to the President of Turkmenistan for high trust rendered to the company, assured that “Bouygues" and will henceforth steadily and with all responsibility follow the partnership obligations and will use the best efforts for successful implementation of entrusted projects.