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Modern hothouse complexes

In the Epoch of Might and Happiness, under the wise leadership of our National Leader, the year «Turkmenistan is the Home of Peace and Trust» marked with great achievements and historic events, inspires the spirit of our people. On the 25th of March the participation of our esteemed President in the opening ceremony of the modern hothouse complex in Kaka region of the Ahal province has become one these important historic events. The President of Turkmenistan, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov gave his blessings to the opening ceremonies of newly constructed hothouses in the Ak bugday district of the Ahal province, in the city of Turkmenbashy of the Balkan province, in the Gorogly district of the Dashoguz province, in the Charjev district of the Lebap province and in the Sakarchage district of the Mary province via television space bridge. Their total area is equal to 35 hectares. These hothouses intended to produce 8 thousand 750 tons of vegetable products annually, have been equipped with modern technologies and water-saving technical systems. It is also pleasant to mention that commissioning of these hothouse complexes creates about 400 new jobs and the heads of these hothouses received new agricultural technical machines, the worldwide popular «John Deere» tractors as a gift of our esteemed President. In his speech at the opening ceremony of the new hothouse complexes our Nation

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov participates in opening of new facilities in the capital

Opening ceremonies of new buildings of the State Commercial Türkmenbaşy Bank and Joint Stock Commercial Senagat Bank have been held in Turkmen capital. President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov took part in the events on this occasion. Opening of the facilities of banking sphere, which construction was made according to the Resolution of the President of Turkmenistan from February 15, 2018 is timed to remarkable event – the 30th anniversary of the country’s independence.

Digital diplomacy and its importance

Diplomacy was always the major contributor to the development of Turkmenistan and as for today our country has conducted various dimensions of diplomacy such as transport diplomacy, cultural diplomacy, and education diplomacy. Invention of new technologies and advancement of Internet presents us digital diplomacy, which is completely new in the 21st century. Digital diplomacy is widely defined as the use of Internet and new information communication technologies to help achieve diplomatic objectives. Looking ahead, digital diplomacy will be integrated into the way states interact with each other. Using internet and social platforms to achieve diplomatic objectives will be a daily routine for diplomatic missions in the future. From today’s perspective, it is possible to give the fair predictions about what is going to happen to the international relations and how the way it is conducted will change. Digital diplomacy is starting to be widely implemented all over the world today and tomorrow it will be the most integrated tool in international relations.

Transport infrastructure development – basis of economy

In the modern history of the Turkmen people, under the wise, far-sighted and progressive leadership of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, numerous projects, aimed at the rapid, breakthrough growth of the domestic economy and the improvement of the welfare of the country’s population, are being successfully implemented in the country. One of the key conditions for further strengthening the national economic complex and maintaining mutually beneficial partnerships with foreign countries is the transport system, which acts as a driver of progressive economic development. Prospects of the further transport infrastructure improvement are reflected in the Programme of the socioeconomic development of the country until 2025. The transport industry is unique, as its development has an impact on every person in every part of the world. The balanced and, at the same time, confident formation of the transport sector is the basis for the growth of all economic sectors and influences the competitiveness of the country’s economy as a whole. Such efficiency opens up numerous opportunities for the segments of the economy, both in terms of expanding the scale of production and connecting industrial sectors with consumers. The transport sector is one of the main segments of the world economy, influencing the stability and balance of international economic relations. As the world experienc

Turkmen Economy: Strategic Development Plan

At the sitting of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan held on February 19 this year, the President of Turkmenistan issued a document concerning the economic sector. The Resolution of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov approves the action plan for the economic sectors for 2021. The plan includes a number of strategic areas of action, particularly sectoral reforms, full capacity utilisation, digitalisation and the further active implementation of investment policy. Bright Markers of the Economy

Moving Forward to New High Frontiers

On February 12, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov chaired an extended meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers, during which the work done in 2020 was summarised and the key priorities of the further national socioeconomic development were discussed. The leader of the nation emphasised, “Despite the difficulties and negative phenomena that have emerged globally, we were able to keep peace and security, to achieve socioeconomic growth and to improve the standards of living of the people. Thus, our country and we are confidently moving forward.” Turkmenistan – a Dynamically Developing State

Import substitution programme: Achievements and Prospects

In the context of modern foreign economic trends, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov sets a goal of raising competitiveness of the national economy and lessening its dependence on external factors. The import substitution programme was developed on the initiative of the leader of the nation. In accordance with this programme, the country is successfully fulfilling the tasks of expanding import substitution production and manufacturing the products able to compete with their imported analogues. Turkmenistan aims its active import substitution strategy at optimising foreign trade turnover, building up the capacity of non-primary commodity sectors, modernising technological facilities and bringing domestically made products in line with international standards. All this facilitates the successful integration of the national economy into the system of world economic relations and its sustainable growth. Currently, in conditions of the global epidemic, stability and independence of national economies from other countries and enhanced competitiveness of domestic enterprises are of great importance. The most effective and priority options for national economic development include the implementation of the import substitution strategy. The ongoing large-scale work in this sphere carried out in Turkmenistan in compliance with the far-sighted economic strategy of the President

The President of Turkmenistan holds a meeting on the development of the national economy

On February 10, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has held a working video conference session where the outcomes of the economic, financial and banking complex of the country in 2020 were reviewed and objectives for the current year were outlined. The meeting was attended by the Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers in charge of the economic block, heads of a number of ministries and departments, banking structures, rectors of specialized universities.

Along the way to “Green” economy

The adoption of the State Programme of Energy Saving for 2018–2024 and accession to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) testifies to our country’s commitment to the development of renewable energy and the growth in energy efficiency in line with the Sustainable Development Goals. The next step along this path was the adoption of the National Strategy for Renewable Energy Development in Turkmenistan until 2030, which was approved by the Decree of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov in December 2020. At the request of the editorial board of NT, the topicality, goals and objectives of the Strategy were commented on by experts in the sphere of studying the use of renewable energy sources. Aganiyaz JUMAYEV,Vice-Rector at the State Energy Institute of Turkmenistan, Candidate of Physics and Mathematics:

The President of Turkmenistan holds session on development of transport and communication complex

On February 6, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has held video conference working session for development of transport and communication complex with participation of some Deputy Chairmen of the Cabinet of Ministers, heads of profile departments and profile higher educational institutes. Opening the session, during which outcomes of work of transport and communication sphere in the last year have been reviewed, the head of the state highlighted that this is one of the main branches of national economy.