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Turkmenistan

16.06.2014

The President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov recently had a meeting with the Director General of the World Health Organization Margaret Chan and the WHO Regional Director for Europe Zsuzsanna Jakab in Ashkhabad, the capital of the republic. During the meeting, the directors of the leading international health organization noted that Turkmenistan has achieved great success in terms of public health care activities.

16.06.2014

On Thursday, June 12, the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov

13.06.2014

Malaysian state oil company Petronas Charigali signed a memorandum with the State Agency for Hydrocarbon Resources under the President of Turkmenistan on Tuesday, June 10. This was announced by a company representative, who noted that this document is a question of understanding on issues related to long-term cooperation between the parties. The signing of the memorandum took place during the official visit to the Republic of Malaysian Prime Minister Mohd Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak, who also met President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.

 

13.06.2014

The President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov received the Chairman of Majlisi (Parliament) of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Abdullah Bin Mohammed Bin Ibrahim Al-Sheikh in Ashgabat. The parties discussed issues related to the expansion of bilateral cooperation between the two countries in all spheres of the economy. According to Abdullah Bin Mohammed Bin Ibrahim Al-Sheikh, Saudi Arabia is interested in further comprehensive development of constructive dialogue with Turkmenistan, which has been established in recent years.

 

10.06.2014

As a result of the reorganization of the system of the Academy of Sciences in Turkmenistan, a number of new research institutions in various fields were created. This was reported by local media, which noted that a decree on holding these events was signed by President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. For example, for further development of biotechnology and biological research areas, the Institute of Medicinal Plants and the Institute of Botany were merged, on the basis of which the Institute of Medicinal Plants and Biology at the Academy of Sciences of Turkmenistan was established.

10.06.2014

According to the press service of the Turkmen government, on Monday, June 9 Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak is going to make an official visit to the country. His visit will last until June 11, and during these days, apart from talks with officials of the republic, he also plans to sign a number of documents dedicated to expanding and deepening of bilateral cooperation. As stated in the text of the government statement on the matter, preparation for the visit of Prime Minister of Malaysia was discussed at the last meeting.

 

09.06.2014

Grain-harvesting campaign-2014 started in Turkmenistan, involving, first of all, farmers of Balkan, Ahalskoj, Mary and Lebap regions. Starting from June, 15 they will be joined by Dasoguz farmers, as it was reported by the State News Agency of the Republic (TDH). It was also specified that this year the country's growers will gather 1.6 million tons of grain from 860 thousand hectares that were rendered suitable for winter crops.

 

07.06.2014

Being in a working trip to the Balkan region in Turkmenistan the President of the country Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov examined the process of modernization of Turkmenbashi international seaport, and projects of the new objects relating to transport infrastructure which were planned to construct in the coastal zone of the Caspian Sea. In addition, the President received the Chairman of the Governing Board group of companies «Çalyk Holding» Ahmet Chalyk and conduct negotiations with him.

05.06.2014

Based in Ashgabat official delegation of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, headed by a member of the Supreme Chamber of Parliament Nesar Ahmad Haresemom was received in the highest legislative body of Turkmenistan. This was reported by the state news agency of the Republic, noting that during the talks the Afghan party expressed its appreciation for the global support and assistance in strengthening the foundations of peace and socio-economic revival of Afghanistan.

04.06.2014

The State Bank for Foreign Economic Activity of Turkmenistan held a ceremony of signing of a number of loan agreements totaling more than $ 2.5 billion. These funds are allocated to the republic by Japanese Bank for International Cooperation, the Export-Import Bank of Korea, as well as syndicate of financial institutions in Japan, Korea, France, Germany, Italy, China, Switzerland and Austria. This loan is needed to finance the construction of the new Turkmenistan gas chemical complex in Kiyanly village, which will produce polypropylene and polyethylene.