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Turkmenistan

08.10.2014

Ashkhabad, the capital of Turkmenistan, saw the opening ceremony of the memorial complex “Halk Hakydasy” (“People's Memory” translated). The memorial is dedicated to the national heros of the Republic, who died in the Great Patriotic War of 1941 – 1945, the Geokdepe Battle (Jan. 12, 1881) and a number of other actions. In addition, the complex is intended to honor the memory of victims of the 1948 Ashkhabad earthquake.

 

06.10.2014

Next week, the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov is going to pay an official visit to Belarus in order to take part in the meeting of the CIS countries leaders scheduled in Minsk. This was reported by a number of local media, pointing out that these issues were discussed during the meeting of the Turkmen government.

06.10.2014

The capital of Turkmenistan Ashgabat hosted a business forum entitled "Day of the German economy" which included issues related to the development of bilateral cooperation, exploring new opportunities of mutual partnership, as well as intensification of contacts between representatives of business representatives of Germany and Turkmenistan. The organizers of the event were the representative office of the German economy in Central Asia and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Turkmenistan.

 

01.10.2014

Last week in the National tourist zone "Avaza", located on the coast of the Caspian Sea belonging to the country, the international conference and exhibition "Tourism and Travel" took place. The forum, which was organized by the Chamber of Commerce and the State Committee for Tourism, involved tourism business professionals from more than 20 states - China, Russia, Germany, Belarus, Japan, France, Turkey, Spain, Italy and other countries.

30.09.2014

On Friday, September 26, the Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov chaired a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic, which addressed the most pressing issues of public life, as well as preparations for the summit of the heads of the Caspian states. While delivering his report to the assembly, the Deputy Prime Minister of the country B. Hodzhamuhammedov spoke about the activities aimed at ensuring the growth in Turkmenistan's available hydrocarbon reserves and the increase in oil production in the country.

30.09.2014

Turkmenistan speaks out against the militarization of the Caspian Sea region, and therefore makes every effort to creating a climate of mutual understanding and trust between the Caspian states, while supporting increased efforts to joint providing of disarmament and non-proliferation. This announcement was made on Saturday, September 27 in the republic's government statement made on the eve of the high-level summit of the Caspian, which was held on September 29 in Astrakhan.

24.09.2014

The President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov received the head of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) Rovnag Abdullayev, the discussion broaching various aspects of cooperation between the two countries in the energy sector.

19.09.2014

In Ashgabat, the capital of Turkmenistan, the 8th International Exhibition of information, telecommunication, telemetry technologies and broadcasting equipment “Turkmentel 2014” began its work. In addition, a scientific conference with the participation of representatives of the leading companies in the aforementioned areas is scheduled to be held as part of the event. The conference and exhibition will be attended by delegations from more than 20 countries of Asia and Europe.

 

15.09.2014

The Ashgabat-based Oil and Gas Research Institute hosted the fifth conference of the Global Gas Flaring Reduction (GGFR). The organizer of the event was the World Bank, while the list of participants included delegations of such countries as Russia, Norway, Canada, the United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan. In addition, the event was attended by representatives of the World Bank, a number of leading specialized research institutions of Turkmenistan and foreign companies that operate in the oil and gas industry of the republic.

 

15.09.2014

The Ashgabat-based Center of Public Organizations of Turkmenistan hosted a meeting of the organizing committee for the creation of the third political party in the country, the Agrarian Party. The list of participants in the event included members of the organizing committee and regional deputies who support such an idea. The meeting broached issues related to the convening of the constituent congress of the new party, the order of assemblies and meetings to select representatives participating in the congress.