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Turkmenistan

18.04.2014

During the negotiations that took place on Wednesday, April 16, the representatives of the Turkmen government and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development discussed the prospects of bilateral cooperation in various areas of financial and economic activity. As reported by the media, the director of the bank's branch in Turkmenistan Heinz Kaufmann was received at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic. The parties reviewed the bank's activities within the country during this year.

14.04.2014

The first national telecommunications Turkmen satellite "TurkmenAlem 520E" will be launched into orbit this November. This was reported by the media of the republic, with reference to the chairman of the National Space Agency of the country Alladurdy Atayev.  In his report to the Government of Turkmenistan he says that the first communications satellite is scheduled to be launched in the Earth orbit using «Falkon 9» carrier rocket.

 

13.04.2014

In the capital of Turkmenistan, at a special meeting chaired by President of the Republic Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, prospects for oil and gas sector development in the coming years were discussed. In particular, they talked about the need of completing before the end of this year the full set of documents required for the construction of Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline. The head of state noted that the works for construction of the energy bridge should be launched as early as next year.

 

12.04.2014

In 2015 it will be necessary to start the implementation of the project of Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline.

08.04.2014

During the extended session of the Government of Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov made a number of personnel changes in the Cabinet of Ministers of the country. This information was reported in the press service of the Head of the State. They also specified, what personnel changes were made. So, Byagul Nurmyradova was relieved as the Deputy Prime Minister on the Media and Culture for the reason of health problems. According to Presidental decree, Maysa Yazmukhammedova was appointed to this post.

 

08.04.2014

During the extended meeting of the Government of Turkmenistan, which took place on Saturday, April 5, under the leadership of the President of the republic Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, the results of social and economic development of the country for the first three months of this year were summed up. According to macroeconomic indicators demonstrated, the accounting period was characterized by rapid qualitative and quantitative growth, which became possible due to reforms and realization of large investment projects in all areas of economical activity.

08.04.2014

According to the decree of the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, the Ministry of Construction was reconstructed into the Ministry of Construction and Architecture of Turkmenistan. This information was published in the official message, distributed by media outlets on Saturday, April 5.

08.04.2014

Turkmenistan plans to join the acting environmental conventions of UN; the issue will be broached in the course of negotiations with the delegation of the Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), which is currently paying an official visit to the republic. So reads the government announcement published on April 3. The paper also voices that the delegation of the UN Commission is headed by Andrey Vasilyev, the Deputy Executive Secretary of the UNECE.

 

07.04.2014

The 4th session of Coordinating Council of Kazakhstan dedicated to national water policy was held in Ashgabat. The participants of this event were leading experts and responsible executives of some Ministries and institutions of the country as well as representatives of European Union, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and other international institutions and organizations.

07.04.2014

Within the International Sports Exhibition “Ashgabat - Capital of the 2017 Asian Games”, which took place in Ashgabat, over 60 companies, representing 18 countries of the world, demonstrated their propositions concerning organizing and conducting Asian games in the capital of the republic in 2017. This was the first international exhibition of such level, dedicated to sport in the republic.