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The elders and the clergy discussed the role of tradition in the moral culture of the society
25 Jan
The elders and the clergy discussed the role of tradition in the moral culture of the society

On January 24, 2017 a conference dedicated to the preservation and continuity of distinctive traditions, custom and spiritual values was held in Kipchak.  The elders, religious leaders from Ashgabat and provinces of the country attended the conference.    As mentioned by the speakers, the ancestral traditions of the Turkmen people, national holidays are filled now with new content, providing a positive impact on the formation of spiritually healthy society. State sovereignty has created an opportunity to revive stretching back thousands of years a national spiritual and material culture that...

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President of Turkmenistan received Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Tajikistan
25 Jan
President of Turkmenistan received Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Tajikistan

January 24, 2017 President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov received the credentials from Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Tajikistan Farrukh Homiddin Sharifzoda. During the meeting the President and the Tajik diplomat exchanged views on the prospects of development of bilateral relations. It was stressed that today both countries are ready to constantly enrich the accumulated experience of fruitful cooperation, reinforcing it by new large-scale projects, implemented in the interests of the entire Central Asian region.   As noted, revealing in this res...

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TAPI project contract signed in Ashgabat
24 Jan
TAPI project contract signed in Ashgabat

A contract for development of pre-project documentation (Front End Engineering & Design) and provision of services for project management and technical supervision for the Afghanistan-Pakistan stretch of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline was held at the headquarters of the oil and gas complex of Turkmenistan in Ashgabat. The contract was signed by TAPI Pipeline Company Limited and ILF Beratende Ingenieure GmbH. Representatives of ILF Beratende Ingenieure GmbH stressed the high importance of the set of activities for implementation of the contract and confirmed th...

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Turkmen President got familiarized with the situation on the largest construction sites in Lebap welayat
24 Jan
Turkmen President got familiarized with the situation on the largest construction sites in Lebap welayat

January 23, 2017 President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov got familiarized with the situation on the largest construction sites of Lebap welayat, including the largest Central Asian General Hospital with 836 beds under construction in the southern part of Turkmenabad.  Turkmen President made a tour over the city in a helicopter, having familiarized with the state of the buildings in Turkmenabad. Particular attention was paid by the Head of State to construction of road and railway bridges between Turkmenabad and Farab, which is now in its final stage. Railway bridge has a length of...

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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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