On the eve of the summer season, when many Turkmen people started planning their vacation and the place of its spending, it was announced that the summer holiday season would open in the Avaza national tourism zone from June 1 till September 1. That was announced at a recent meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan, where the issues of creating conditions for a full and relaxing vacation and strengthening the health of the Turkmen people were discussed. In addition, the rules of travelling to the seaside resort and to the country’s recreation centres were announced at an offsite meeting of the Emergency Commission for combating the spread of diseases, held last Friday with the participation of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.
At the government meetings, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov stressed the need to thoroughly prepare recreation complexes in the Avaza national tourism zone for the upcoming summer holiday season and to keep sanitary standards under strict control. Thus, the issues of ecology and sanitary-epidemiological state of the Caspian Sea water, desalination plants and other facilities, as well as places of swimming and recreation of people, are to be in the centre of constant attention. In addition, water, air and soil samples are to be collected on a systematic basis at certain points along the Turkmen coast of the Caspian Sea and a report on the results of the research are to be regularly presented at the meetings of the Emergency Commission for combating the spread of diseases.