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Turkmenistan

19.11.2015

The President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has approved priority directions of science and technology development in the republic, by putting his signature under the relevant decree. As it is stated in the text of the document, the decision was made based on the need to increase the country's intellectual potential through the formation of appropriate innovation system, the development of applied and fundamental science, innovative industry.

14.11.2015

Within an official visit of the President of Turkmenistan to China from November 11 to 12 the members of the governmental delegation of the country held bilateral talks and meetings with representatives of the Chinese business community. According to the media, during the meeting the parties discussed the ways and prospects for the continuation and intensification of the mutual partnership. In addition, plans for further cooperation have been specified.

 

14.11.2015

Negotiations between the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov who arrived in China on an official visit and the President of China Xi Jinping were held in Beijing. During the meeting, held at the House of the People, the two leaders paid special attention to the implementation of the previously reached bilateral agreements, and specified the priorities of further development of the partnership.

13.11.2015

The International scientific conference entitled "Dialogue of Cultures on the Silk Road" is held in the capital of Turkmenistan. The forum, which will last for three days, is attended by about 70 scientists and experts, who arrived in Ashgabat from 37 countries. The organizers of the event are the Ministry of Culture of Turkmenistan jointly with the administration of Dashoguz region.

13.11.2015

On Tuesday, November 10 the opening ceremony of the complex of new buildings, which were created as part of the 13th stage of the construction of Ashgabat, was held in the Turkmen capital. According to local media, this event was attended by the President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. This stage of development of the city began two years ago, on August 7, 2013, covering the south-west urban area. In this project, new buildings have been erected along the street Oguzkhan, where the new capital's cultural and administrative and business center is formed.

 

12.11.2015

According to the results of this year Turkmenistan will increase its GDP by 7 percent, despite the fact that last year the country had reached growth of 10 per cent. It is noted in the text of the review of the International Monetary Fund, which is based on the work of the regional mission of this this organization in Ashgabat. In addition, the document also states that in 2016 outlook for GDP growth in the republic make up 6 percent.

 

12.11.2015

Since the end of October this year, a number of new financial constraints have been introduced for private entrepreneurs in Turkmenistan. Now they are permitted to cash out in the banks of the country no more than to 35 thousand manats (or 10 thousand dollars at the exchange rate) per month, as reported by the media. Prior to that, the Central Bank of Turkmenistan had already limited the free convertibility of currencies for entrepreneurs who are engaged in the supply of imported products to the country from abroad.

11.11.2015

Ashgabat hosted the opening ceremony of the international forum "Caravan", which was organized by the Embassy of South Korea in Turkmenistan. In conducting of the event it was assisted by the Turkmen Foreign Ministry. The forum, which is held in the framework of cooperation of South Korea with the countries of Central Asia, is timed to the 20th anniversary of the proclamation of neutrality of Turkmenistan.

09.11.2015

The International Trade Fair was held In the Turkmen capital Ashgabat from 4 to 7 November, in the territory of the Exhibition Center "Sergi Koshgi". This event dedicated to modern international trade and trends in this field was jointly organized by the Chamber of Commerce of Turkmenistan and the Turkish company Meridyien. It involved about 80 Turkmen and foreign companies representing such countries as Russia, Turkey, Japan, Germany, France, Italy, Kazakhstan, the USA, Austria and many others.

 

09.11.2015

The Turkmen capital hosted a meeting of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs with a delegation of the EBRD (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development), headed by the Managing Director for Central Asia and Turkey Natalya Khanzhenkova. This is stated in the text of the information message to the Turkmen government distributed on Friday, November 6. In the framework of this event, the participants exchanged views in terms of the prospects for further development of relations and ties of the EBRD and Turkmenistan.