Another Agreement on the TAPI gas pipeline construction project is signed in Ashgabat
Today in the framework of the International Oil and Gas Forum ongoing in the Turkmen capital, a Service Agreement on the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India gas pipeline was signed with the Transaction Advisor between the “Turkmengas” State Concern, the Afghanistan Gas Corporation, the “Interstate gas systems (Private) Limited” (Pakistan), “Gail (India) Limited” (India) and the Asian Development Bank.Read more...
Ashgabat City Day
The President of Turkmenistan issued the Decree on establishing the Ashgabat City Day. According to the document adopted with the aim to increase the role of Ashgabat as a political, social-economic, scientific and educational, and cultural centre, to enhance the international authority of the Turkmen capital – the large regional peacemaking, business and cultural centre, the Ashgabat City Day will be celebrated annually on May 25.
The Ashgabat Khyakimlik, ministries, departments and public organizations were instructed to ensure the celebrations of the City Day at the high organizational level.
President of Turkmenistan receives Editor in Chief of the Guinness World Records Book
President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov received Editor in Chief of the Guinness World Records Book Craig Glenday, who had arrived in the Turkmen capital with a mission of honour – to award the diploma to Ashgabat for the highest concentration of white marble buildings in the city.
As a sign of deep respect and personal sympathy, the Editor in Chief of the Guinness World Records Book presented a valuable gift to the Turkmen leader – the rare issue of the first publication of the book dated to 1955, when the very first edition of the Guinness Book of Records (as it was called then) was published.
President of Turkmenistan conducts a meeting on Ashgabat development
President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov conducted a meeting focusing on the development of the Turkmen capital with the cabinet ministers, the heads of ministries concerned and the khyakims of Ashgabat and Ahal Velayat.
The work done by the special commission established with the view to forming new etraps (districts) of Ashgabat and identifying their boundaries was put on the meeting agenda. In this context, the proposals developed by the key departments were presented and the plan of action to modernize and develop modern infrastructure in the new urban areas was devised. The floor was given to Vice Premier Sh. Durdylyev, who reported on the work done by the commission to draft the proposals on the formation of new etraps (districts) of Ashgabat and identification of their boundaries.