AT Monitoring Desk
KABUL: President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov signed a decree on sending humanitarian aid to Afghanistan, Trend reports with reference to Turkmenistan’s State News Agency.
The humanitarian aid will contain sets of a real-time polymerase chain reaction (Real-time PCR) systems.
The order instructs the Ministry of Health and Medical Industry of Turkmenistan to prepare the cargo, and the country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs shall ensure its dispatch and delivery.
In line with another president’s decree, signed earlier, the Ministry of Agriculture and Environment Protection of Turkmenistan and the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan donated food products to Afghanistan.
Turkmenistan and Afghanistan cooperate in trade and economic, fuel and energy, transport and communication spheres. The construction of Turkmenistan–Afghanistan–Pakistan–India Pipeline (TAPI) pipeline, high-voltage power transmission line and fiber-optic communication along the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan route are some of the projects the countries collaborate on.
The countries also carry out transit and transport projects. One of them is Afghanistan-Turkmenistan-Azerbaijan-Georgia-Turkey transit and transport corridor that expands economic and trade ties between States of Central and South Asia and Europe.