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Turkmen leader launches construction of Ashgabat city and opens new residential complex

On the Day of Ashgabat and 140th anniversary of the capital, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov took part in the events on occasion of ground-breaking ceremony of big residential complex Ashgabat City and opening of new complex of double-store houses built in the northern part of Ashgabat. Ashgabat becomes better and better every day and its magnificent architectural ensemble is added with new buildings and constructions. Urban infrastructure is gradually modernized, which provides Ashgabat’s residents with amenities and comfort according to international standards. The whole districts have been reconstructed, new developed residential estates, numerous social and other facilities have been built in the capital in the last years.

The President of Turkmenistan visits gasoline production plan and flies around big construction sites

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has visited the plant for production of gasoline from natural gas, which was built in Ahal Region, where inspected the activity of this modern industrial complex and exchange the views with officials of oil and gas sector on construction of the second phase of the plant as well as made a helicopter flight around number of big facilities inspecting the course of construction works. In the morning, the head of the state has come to the GTL plant in Ahal Region.

Agroindustrial complex: a Key Vector of the Economy

One of the key directions of the economic strategy of Turkmenistan is the development of the agroindustrial complex, which is directly related to the provision of food abundance in the country. In this area, large-scale transformations, aimed at raising its efficiency and increasing the volume of agricultural production and exports are being successfully carried out. The reforms carried out in our country in this industry ensure the reliable stability of the national economy against external risks, make it possible to minimise the impact of unfavourable external factors and provide an opportunity to maintain high GDP growth and to increase the output of agricultural products and the volume of investments in this sphere. World practice shows that the agroindustrial complex is one of the main factors of the sustainable development of the national economy of advanced countries and the enhancing of people’s wellbeing. The qualitative changes taking place in the agroindustrial complex of our country are a direct result of the carefully thought-out state policy pursued by the esteemed President and focused on the comprehensive support of domestic producers. Owing to the fundamental transformations carried out in this area and the comprehensive support of small and medium-sized businesses, significant success has been achieved in ensuring food abundance, which is an important

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 National L

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 experience sh

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.

The President of Turkmenistan holds session on development of trade complex

On February 5, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov held video conference working session with participation of some Deputy Chairmen of the Cabinet of Ministers, heads of relative ministries and profile departments. Outcomes of development of trade complex of the country last year have been discussed at the session. Deputy Chairmen of the Cabinet of Ministers G. Mushikov and E. Orazgeldiyev have been invited to the session. Agricultural sector, which is supervised by E. Orazgeldiyev, is closely related to work of trade complex, which is supervised by Vice-premier Ch. Gylyjov.

The President of Turkmenistan holds session on development of construction industrial complex

On February 4, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has held video conference working session on development of construction industrial complex with participation of some Deputy Chairmen of the Cabinet of Ministers, heads of ministries and departments as well as heads of profile universities. Having noted that issues related to optimal organization of work for keeping achieved rates of development, enhancement of efficiency of activity of the facilities of the complex and intensification of rates of reforms for successful fulfilment of the state programs in anniversary year would be discussed at the session, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov listened to the reports and proposals of the participants of the session.

Industry: on a new round of development

Following the path of economic diversification, Turkmenistan is successfully implementing state programmes to develop industrial sectors and to increase the export of industrial products. The successes achieved in this sector have brought our country to the forefront of the economically prosperous states of the world. Today, all branches of industry demonstrate the high dynamics of development, confirming the correctness of the course of the distinguished President of Turkmenistan for the further diversification and industrial and innovative development of Turkmenistan. The construction and commissioning of enterprises fitted with the most modern equipment and high technologies create ample opportunities for providing all sectors of the economy with industrial products.

Banking system: remote servicing

One of the characteristic features of the modern and, as it is considered, the future of digital economy is closely connected with the rapid and comprehensive development of distance technologies, which are increasingly introduced into all spheres of life. As practice shows, the main factor of effective functioning and success of the banking system is also connected with introduction of convenient and high-quality digital technologies for customer service. The banks of Turkmenistan are also developing in this direction. President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov constantly notes the importance of widespread introduction of digital technologies into the banking sector, which is currently undergoing an active transformation. Making practical steps in this direction is aimed at ensuring an increase in the range of services provided and capabilities of the national payment system and promoting the competitiveness of the country’s credit institutions.

The President of Turkmenistan holds session on social and economic development of the country

January, 19. President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has held video conference working session with participation of some Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, governors of Balkan and Mary Regions and the Minister of Culture, during which objectives of social and economic development of the country as well as important issues of the state life have been reviewed. Opening the session, the President of Turkmenistan has called Deputy Chairmen of the Cabinet of Ministers Sh. Durdiliyev and B. Ovezov as well as Governor of Balkan Region T. Atahalliyev.

The President of Turkmenistan participates in the opening ceremony of new gas compressor station

President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has taken part in the opening ceremony of new gas compressor station at Malay Deposit in Charjew District during his working trip to Lebap Region on January 15. This event has marked another important step on the way of successful realization of energy strategy of Turkmenistan, which aspects include increment of export potential of as industry. Full-scale use of the richest hydrocarbon resources of our country, which is among the world energy powers, is to serve to the strengthening of economic power of the Motherland and improvement of wellbeing of Turkmen people.

The President of Turkmenistan holds session on social and economic development of the country

On January 13, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has held video conference session with participation of some Deputy Chairmen of the Cabinet of Ministers, heads of Ahal and Dashoguz Regions as well as the Minister of the Education. Current objectives of further social and economic development of the country and other issues of the state life have been reviewed at the session. First, the floor was given to Governor of Ahal Region Ya. Gurbanov who reported on current situation in the region, care of the winter crops, which is taken according to agricultural standards, preparation of fields and agricultural equipment to spring sowing campaign. The Governor has also informed the Leader of the Nation Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov on activity of relative structures for implementation of National rural program.