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Turkmenistan

28.08.2014

On Wednesday, August 27, the Sixth International Exhibition “Turkmen Construction 2014” began its work in Ashgabat. This year's event is participated by the Magnitogorsk Metallurgical Combine (MMC), one of the largest Russian steel companies. The MMC information department reported the news, noting that the company will showcase a wide range of its steel products primarily related to the construction industry: cold-rolled and hot-rolled sheet steel, profiled rolled and coated metal.

 

27.08.2014

On Tuesday, August 26, the consortium of Japanese and Turkish companies launched a gas-chemical complex for the natural gas procession into gasoline, the facility to be located in Ovadandepe District of Ashgabat Province. The consortium includes two companies: “Ronesans Turkmen” from Turkey and “Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd” from Japan. The construction work is carried out under the contract concluded between the Turkmen State Concern “Turkmengaz” and the aforementioned consortium.

 

27.08.2014

The section of the railway linking together Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Iran and passing through the territory of Turkmenistan is brought to the border with Iran and is ready for the commissioning. This statement was made in the course of a working meeting on Saturday, August 23, by the Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic Satlyk Satlykov. He also noted that the Turkmen section is an important part of the international transport corridor "North-South", which is being created by its participants at the moment.

 

26.08.2014

A new law on Environmental Impact Audit, aimed at regulating relations in this area has come in force in Turkmenistan. In addition, this document aims at preventing the negative impact of economic and other activities on people’s health and the environment. It is reported that a law has been initiated in connection with a project for construction of the 300 kilometers long Trans-Caspian gas pipeline that passes through the Caspian Sea and Azerbaijan to the European Union.

20.08.2014

Four years ago, in December 2010, the capital of Turkmenistan Ashgabat received the right to host the Fifth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games scheduled for 2017. Preparations for the Asian Games 2017 are in full blast in the city, and much work has already been done to date. In particular, there has been launched the construction of the Olympic Village, which will become one of the largest facilities of the kind in Asia. The Executive and Organizing Committees has been established, having begun to develop the Master Plan of the Asian Games 2017.

 

20.08.2014

During his stay in the Balkan region of Turkmenistan the President of the Republic Berdymukhammedov held a visiting session of the government of the country. It is reported that the event was dedicated to the course of construction of objects in the territory of the national tourist zone "Avaz" and organizing the process of citizens’ leisure in recreational areas.

19.08.2014

The President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov basing on the meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers that took place on Saturday, August 16 said that under the program of development and diversification of the economy it is planned to quintuple the volume of electricity deliveries to foreign countries. According to him, the Turkmen energy industry shows consistently high growth rates and is able to increase the export of electricity, which is currently in demand in the world markets.

19.08.2014

The fourth regular meeting of the Turkmen parliament of the fifth convocation took place in Ashgabat. It was attended by representatives of several ministries and departments and the national media. This was reported on Monday, August 18, by the press service of the President of the country, which noted that on the agenda there were draft laws and a number of other legal acts focused on further development of the key provisions of the state policy.

 

15.08.2014

On Tuesday, August 12 at the National tourist zone "Avaza" on the coast of the Caspian Sea the opening ceremony of the International Folklore and musical song festival "Avaz-2014" was held. The event was attended by representatives of various countries of the world, musicians, singers and folk-ethnographic groups from Turkey, Iran, China, Russia, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and several other countries.

15.08.2014

In Turkmenistan, in the territory of the national tourist zone "Avaz" a complex of festivities entitled the Day of the Caspian Sea took place. It was attended by officials from various environmental public and government institutions of the country, environmental scientists, intellectuals, and journalists. Also there were guests, representatives of diplomatic missions of the Caspian region, as well as a number of international organizations - the OSCE, UNDP, Asian Development Bank, the World Bank and the German Society for International Cooperation.