Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh is in Ashgabat to discuss gas deals with his Turkmen counterpart.
Zanganeh arrived in Turkmenistan on Thursday as part of a delegation headed by Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani.
A number of lawmakers and governor of Khorasan Razavi Province are the other members of the delegation visiting Turkmenistan at the invitation of the country’s parliament speaker.
Iran’s parliamentary delegation was greeted at Ashghabad airport by deputy minister of foreign affairs and head of international affairs committee of the Turkmen parliament.
Gas trade is one of the topics high on the agenda of Zanganeh in his planned meeting with his Turkmen counterpart.