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The issues of comprehensive development of the eastern regions are discussed during government meeting in Turkmenabad
23 Jan
The issues of comprehensive development of the eastern regions are discussed during government meeting in Turkmenabad

January 22, 2017 President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov left with working trip for Lebap Velayat. Upon arrival to Turkmenabad Airport, the Head of the State held working session with participation of certain vice-premiers, leaders of military and law enforcement departments and the Hyakim of Lebap Velayat. Range of issues, related to social and economic development of the region, realization of industrial, natural reserve and transport and transit potential, was brought up for discussion.

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Meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan
21 Jan
Meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan

January 20, 2017. The President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has chaired a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers, which discussed urgent issues of public life and a number of documents.     The issues discussed included providing financial support to agricultural producers. Based on the Presidential Decree dated 2013, farmers' associations and farms, agricultural joint-stock companies, tenants and core SRIs will receive loans for purchase of agricultural machinery, equipment and financing of investment projects.     After considering a number of proposals for the development o...

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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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