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Turkmenistan

20.11.2014

Azerbaijan's state oil company SOCAR has expressed its willingness to offer Turkmenistan its infrastructure, including oil and gas pipelines and a number of other facilities that are necessary for the implementation of projects on the organization of alternative natural gas transportation. This statement was made by the head of SOCAR Rovnag Abdullayev during the Conference "Oil and Gas of Turkmenistan-2014" held in Ashgabat on Tuesday, November 18.

 

18.11.2014

The fourth international financial and investment exhibition, involving the delegation of Turkmenistan began its work in the Chinese capital Beijing. Among its members there are leading experts and heads of ministries, state-owned banks, branch offices, as well as members of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of the country. The main task of the forum is promoting further process of expanding bilateral financial cooperation, establishment of a platform for interaction between enterprises, financial institutions and individuals.

 

17.11.2014

Ashgabat hosted an international conference dedicated to the theme "Experience of Turkmenistan in the study and museumification of archaeological finds", which gathered in the capital of the republic representatives of 30 countries of the world. This event was organized by the Ministry of Culture of Turkmenistan and was attended by leading scientists and museum specialists of the country.

17.11.2014

In the course of the 19th international oil and gas conference, which will take place from 18 to 20 November in the capital of Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, it is scheduled to discuss the upcoming large-scale TAPI project, within which it is planned to build a gas pipeline linking Turkmenistan to Afghanistan, Pakistan and India. This was reported on Saturday, November 15, by local media, referring to the Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic Baimurad Hodzhamuhammedov.

14.11.2014

Ashgabat hosts an international exhibition dedicated to sport and education. This event is jointly organized by the Ministry of Education, Commerce and Industry of Turkmenistan and the State Committee on Sports. The main objective of the exhibition is to promote the entry of Turkmenistan in the common educational world space, and expand partnerships of all kinds of sports institutions of the Republic with foreign organizations of this type.

 

11.11.2014

The fifth regular session of Turkmenistan Parliament of the fifth convocation, during which the new laws and regulations had been approved, was held in Ashgabat.

11.11.2014

Currently, Turkmenistan is trying to diversify its market for the supply of natural gas in order not to fall into complete dependence on the only largest customer - China. According to the experts, a pipeline that would pass through Afghanistan to Pakistan and further to India could reduce this dependence to some extent (this project is known as TAPI). However, despite some recovery in the last few months, this project is still as far from completion as it used to be at the time when the idea of ​​its construction appeared in the 1990s.

 

11.11.2014

During the meeting of Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov with the Minister of Oil of the Islamic Republic of Iran Bijanov Namdar Zangane held in Ashgabat, the opportunities for further expansion of bilateral ties in the oil and gas sector were discussed. This was reported on Friday, November 7, by Turkmen media, which indicated that the Iranian party expressed its interest "in deepening and expanding the previously established contacts in the oil and gas sector, to the integrated development of which a particular attention is paid in both countries".

11.11.2014

The President of Austria Heinz Fischer sent a message to the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, saying that he awaited his counterpart’s visit to Austria next year with great pleasure. According to Heinz Fischer, this visit will contribute to the expansion and deepening of relations between the two countries. This was announced last Thursday, November 6 by the national TV channel of Turkmenistan, adding that in his message the President of Austria wished the Turkmen people prosperity and welfare.

 

06.11.2014

Although the military doctrine of Turkmenistan has exclusively defensive character, however, the country intends to further strengthen its armed forces. This was said by the President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov at a meeting of the National Security Council, as announced on Wednesday, November 4, by the Government press service.