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The President of Turkmenistan meets the workers of Mary hydro power station
20 Jan
The President of Turkmenistan meets the workers of Mary hydro power station

January 19, 2017. During familiarization with the situation at Mary hydro power station, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov spoke with the personnel of the facility and answered the questions.      Having noted the scale of the energy industry, the President of Turkmenistan highlighted growing opportunities of the processing industry, which is very important at the current stage.      The Head of the State mentioned that the processing of natural gas would promote the increase of production of different products, which are in demand in the world market and what in its turn would increase th...

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President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov evaluated environmental and export advantages of the new project on Mary HPP
20 Jan
President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov evaluated environmental and export advantages of the new project on Mary HPP

January 19, 2017. During his working trip to Mary Welayat, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov got familiarized with the construction of a combined steam-gas power plant. Power capacity of the plant is 1574 MW, and it is being constructed by the order of the State Power Corporation “Turkmenenergo” on the premises of Mary HPP.     Combined cycle power plant, designed for production of 12.6 billion kw/hours of electricity per year, will be fueled not only by natural gas, but also by steam.      The complex consists of four gas turbines, heat recovery boilers, two steam turbines and other techn...

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East-West gas pipeline with the annual capacity of 30 billion cubic metres of gas fills up with «blue fuel»
20 Jan
East-West gas pipeline with the annual capacity of 30 billion cubic metres of gas fills up with «blue fuel»

In the nearest future, the gas will be supplied to the consumers in the Ahal and Balkan Velayats. The 150-km section of the regional gas pipeline was put into operation once the general contractor of the construction project – the Maryneftegazstroy Trust affiliated to the Turkmenneftegazstroy State Concern and its subdivisions completed flow testing at the first and second sections.      The western section of the pipeline stretching from Gumdag to Belek also has also proved its reliability. The other six sections of the largest interregional gas pipeline (773 km and 1,420 mm in diameter) are...

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In 2016 the management of agricultural production has been reorganized and its efficiency increased
19 Jan
In 2016 the management of agricultural production has been reorganized and its efficiency increased

An important aspect of agricultural policy in Turkmenistan in 2016 was the creation of an effective agribusiness management system. In January, on the basis of a number of branch offices, the Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources and the State Committee for Environmental Protection of Turkmenistan environment and land resources have been established.     The volume of wheat collected in 2016 exceeded 1.6 million tons, compared with 1991, the increase was close to 8 times. Turkmenistan is an exporter of wheat and flour, and the volume of cotton produced annually in the country exceeds 1....

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President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov held a working meeting at Mary airport
19 Jan
President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov held a working meeting at Mary airport

On January 18, 2017 President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has held a working meeting in Mary city airport with participation of some of the Vice-Chairmen of the Cabinet of Ministers, heads of military and law enforcement bodies of the country and hakim of Mary velayat.     The discussion centered on the main directions of socio-economic development of Mary velayat, issues related to industrialization of the region, modernization of industrial infrastructure, and further increase in the standard of living and welfare of the population.     Participants have considered the situation in agricultu...

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The capital's Olympic village held a press conference devoted to the preparation for the Asian games 2017
19 Jan
The capital's Olympic village held a press conference devoted to the preparation for the Asian games 2017

The capital's Olympic Village Business Center hosted a press conference dedicated to complex preparations for the V Asian Indoors and Martial Arts Games to be held in September this year in Ashgabat. The meeting was attended by representatives of the Executive Committee of the Asian Games 2017, the National Olympic Committee, the State Committee on Sports, foreign experts on organization of international sports forums.     Director of “Trivandi Chanzo Ltd.” company Mick Wright, speaking at a press conference, highlighted that in order to insure success of such large-scale events, all impo...

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