Turkmen-Chinese gas pipeline to become new Silk Road

Turkmen-Chinese gas pipeline to become new Silk Road


Construction of a Turkmen-Chinese gas pipeline will have symbolic meaning, Turkmen President Saparmurat Niyazov said. “The Turkmen-Chinese pipeline will become a modern version of the Great Silk Road, which has connected our countries since ancient times,” Niyazov said at a cabinet session, commenting on his recent official visit to China. Six bilateral documents signed during the visit are major agreements, which will allow the Turkmen economy to grow by 40 percent, Niyazov said. “All strategic...


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