THE FIRST CASPIAN ECONOMIC FORUM




News Center -TDO -The first Caspian Economic Forum in Turkmenistan will be held on August 12th, the anniversary of an agreement on the legal status of the Caspian Sea, in the national tourist region of Awaza.

The forum envisions sessions on the development of large-scale projects with commercial and economic relations, investments, energy and tourism. The agenda is intended to provide the basis for prospective cooperation between the participating countries, representatives of the banking and business sector and scientists from the Caspian countries.

The event, which will be held on August 12 with the proposal of President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, aims to provide strong and discreet incentives for economic, commercial and investment cooperation in the Caspian Sea and nearby regions.

An international conference entitled Caspian Innovative Technologies Exhibition will be held with the participation of government representatives, companies and entrepreneurs.

PROGRAMME FIRST CASPIAN ECONOMIC FORUM

(Turkmenbashy City, 11-12 August 2019)

Saturday, 10 August

****     Arrival of the participants of the First Caspian Economic Forum (by separate list).

 

Sunday, 11 August

08:30-09:30        Breakfast at place of residence.

10:00-12:00        Opening ceremony of the International Caspian exhibition of innovation technologies.

                Note: Exhibition is held for two days, on 11 and 12 August

12:30-14:00        Lunch at place of the participants’ residence.

14:30-16:30        Meeting of the Economy Ministers of the Caspian Littoral States (by separate program).

14:30-16:30        Meeting of the Transport ministers of the Caspian Littoral States (by separate program).

14:30-16:30        Meeting of the businessmen of the Caspian Littoral States.

16:30-17:00        Agreement and adoption of the final documents by the results of the meetings.

17:00-19:00        Bilateral meetings.

19:30-21:00        Dinner from Turkmen side.

****     Arrival of the participants of the First Caspian Economic Forum (by separate list).

 

Monday, 12 August

07:30-09:00        Breakfast of the participants at place of residence.

09:00-10:00        Registration of the participants.

10:00-18:30        International Conference «Caspian Sea: Development of international economic cooperation».

10:00-11:30        Solemn session of the Conference.

Statement by President of Turkmenistan.

Statement by heads of delegations.

Moderator - ______

                Venue: Congress Center

11:30-12:00        Coffee-break.

12:00-14:00        Plenary session of the Conference.

Moderator - ______

                Venue: Congress Center

14:00-15:30        Lunch at the place of residence.

16:00-18:30        Sessions by topics.

                1. «Trade and economic partnership in the Caspian region».

16:00-18:30        2. «Perspectives of transport cooperation in the Caspian Sea».

16:00-18:30        3. «Energy potential in the Caspian Sea».

16:00-18:30        4. «Development of industry in the Caspian region».

16:00-18:30        5. «Green economy for the Caspian Sea».

16:00-18:30        6. «Cooperation in terms of scientific researches in the Caspian Sea».

19:30-21:30        Gala concert and dinner from Turkmen side.

                Venue: amphitheatre

 

12-13 August

****     Delegations depart Turkmenistan (by list).