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Turkmenistan

05.12.2016

On December 7-9, Ashgabat will host the 21th International Exhibition and Conference “Oil and Gas of Turkmenistan.” It will be participated by nearly 100 specialists of oil and gas companies from 40 countries of the world. In addition, the event will be attended by representatives of the relevant government agencies, banks and international organizations, as well as foreign media. The agenda of the forum will include a wide range of issues related to the energy policy of Turkmenistan.

 

05.12.2016

During the recent Ashgabat-based forum, representatives of several international financial and environmental organizations, as well as the United Nations discussed the areas of cooperation in the framework of Turkmenistan's Presidency in the International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea in the next three years.

04.12.2016

Ashgabat hosted the Day of German Economy, which was organized by the Chamber of Commerce of the country and the Central Asian representative office of the German economy. As part of this event, the hotel “Yildiz” hosted a business forum, which was attended by the heads of a number of German governmental organizations for business development, government agencies, and representatives of about 70 largest companies of the country.

04.12.2016

During the Tokyo-based 27th session of the Conference of the Energy Charter, Turkmenistan was declared as the chairing state of this major international organization. According to General Secretary of the Charter Urban Rusnak, having one of the largest energy potentials in the world, Turkmenistan aims to create a sustainable architecture of global energy security, which will be built on the principles of justice, including the balancing of the interests of both producer countries, transit countries and consumers.

 

03.12.2016

More than 50 countries participating in the recent Conference on Sustainable Transport that took place in the capital of Turkmenistan have supported the Ashgabat Declaration. The document aims to support development of safer and more environmentally friendly transport of all known modes in the coming decades. The participants of the event were representatives of national governments, civil society and the private sector, as well as the UN. The conference was also attended by the Secretary General of this international organization, Ban Ki-moon.

 

01.12.2016

At the border station “Imamnazar” on the border of Turkmenistan and Afghanistan, there took place the official ceremony of commissioning the first stage of the Asian international transport railway corridor. The event was participated by the presidents of the two neighboring countries: Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Mohammad Ashraf Ghani. In his speech at the ceremony, the Turkmen leader said that construction of the new railway to link the Turkmen towns Atamyrat and Imamnazar with the Afghan town of Aquino began three and a half years ago, on June 5, 2013.

 

01.12.2016

Turkmenistan has completed construction of a terminal for receiving, shipping and storage of different types of petroleum products in the vicinity of the state border with Afghanistan. As reported by the state-owned company “Turkmenneftegazstroy” (“Turkmennebitgazgurlushyk”) on November 28, the new facility is adjacent to the customs point “Ymamnazar” (Lebap Province). In accordance with the project, the stated capacity of the new oil terminal is 540,000 tons per year.

 

29.11.2016

Turkmenistan is interested in developing cooperation with the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in the transport field and in other spheres of activities. President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov made this statement during the recent meeting with SCO Secretary General Rashid Alimov in Ashgabat. He also expressed to Alimov his appreciation for the detailed information on cooperation among the SCO members in the transport sector, and expressed his country's interest in expanding cooperation with the organization in this and other areas.

 

29.11.2016

On November 26-27, the capital of Turkmenistan hosted the first global conference on sustainable development of the transport industry. This event was participated by representatives of the governments of many countries, the civil society, the private sector and the UN agencies. The conference is to define the new directions for development of the transport industry, which will make it possible to provide an increase in human welfare and protection of the environment.

 

27.11.2016

On Friday, November 25 in the Legislative (lower) Chamber of the Uzbek parliament deputies discussed the draft law "On Combating Corruption". This was reported in the press service of the supreme legislative body of the republic, noting that the results of previous discussion highlighted the importance and timeliness of this draft law, which is primarily aimed at strengthening the trust of citizens, including business entities to the state authorities and their officials.