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Turkmenistan

08.07.2013

Turkmenistan will continue to implement an action plan to prevent and fight fires during the high risk period till September 1, "Neutral Turkmenistan" newspaper reported on Monday.

The campaign includes experts from various departments; certain parts of the work is carried out by the employees of the subdivisions of the Ministry of Nature Protection of Turkmenistan.

24.06.2013

Turkmenistan is interested in attracting investors to re-equip the mining industry, the Turkmen Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources said on Tuesday.

20.06.2013

Israel wants to strengthen friendly relations with Turkmenistan, said in a public letter of Israeli President Shimon Peres to President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.

"Keeping the relations of friendship and mutual understanding existing between Turkmenistan and the State of Israel, wanting to strengthen and further develop the friendly relations, I have decided to appoint Mr Shemi Tzur as Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador" - said in the letter.

18.06.2013

Prime Minister of Lithuania Algirdas Butkevičius within the framework of his official visit to Turkmenistan on Monday is going to get acquainted with the development prospects of 'sea gates' in Central Asia - the city of Turkmenbashi and the Caspian national tourism zone 'Avaza', Turkmen government stated.

It is also planned that the delegation will visit an oil refinery in Turkmenbashi.

17.06.2013

Accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) meets long-term interests of Turkmenistan and objectively corresponds to the global trend of economic globalization, 'Turkmen dovlet khabarlary' state information service stated in its commentary.

The commentary says that the corresponding work on the country's accession to the WTO has been conducted since the beginning of the year by order of the President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov in all branch ministries and agencies. A government commission was created for this purpose.

17.06.2013

Prime Minister of Lithuania Algirdas Butkevičius within the framework of his official visit to Turkmenistan on Monday is going to get acquainted with the development prospects of 'sea gates' in Central Asia - the city of Turkmenbashi and the Caspian national tourism zone 'Avaza', Turkmen government stated.

It is also planned that the delegation will visit an oil refinery in Turkmenbashi.

13.06.2013

Astroclimatic conditions of Turkmenistan are the most favorable for astronomical research, the employee of the Astronomical Observatory of Odessa National University Nikolai Dorokhov told the state news service "Turkmen dovlet khabarlary" (TDK).

"Stability and transparency of the atmosphere, balanced illumination, optimal wind conditions are characteristic for the sky of Turkmenistan, which make it possible to conduct high-precision astronomical observations for more than 2,000 hours a year," Dorokhov said.

12.06.2013

In January-May of this year the growth rate of oil and gas condensate production in Turkmenistan was 101.2 per cent to the level of 2012 and the plan for the production of natural and accompanying gas was fulfilled to 102 per cent, the Turkmen Ministry of Finance reports.

11.06.2013

High scores were achieved by Turkmenistan for the period from January to May 2013 in enterprises for automobile, railway and air transport, the Turkmen government reported.

According to the report, the growth rate of cargo turnover in the railway industry reached 127.2 percent, and services for the transportation of passengers to 104.6 percent.

11.06.2013

A Turkmen delegation headed by deputy chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers and Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov will be on a working visit to Riga up to June 13, 2013, the Turkmen government said today.

The delegation will take part in the annual high-level meeting on intercontinental transport communication 'Arteries connect the heart of Asia with the world'.