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The President of Turkmenistan initiated opening of recreation zone on the bank of the lake in outskirt of the capital
29 May
The President of Turkmenistan initiated opening of recreation zone on the bank of the lake in outskirt of the capital

On May 28, 2020, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov made working trip around the capital, during which he inspected projects of recreation facilities in the area of Gurtly Lake located in the northern part of Ashgabat. Opening of modern recreation zone is planned in this place, the State News Agency of Turkmenistan reports. Early in the morning, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has come to the lake. Upon arrival, Turkmen leader was greeted by Deputy Chairmen of the Cabinet of Ministers, heads of military and law enforcement agencies, number of ministries and departments, Union of Industri...

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OSCE promotes development of cross-border trade and transit potential in Turkmenistan
29 May
OSCE promotes development of cross-border trade and transit potential in Turkmenistan

An online training on border crossing facilitation for transit goods carried by rail and road, opened in Ashgabat on 27 May 2020. The training is organized by OSCE Centre in Ashgabat within the framework of the Centre’s extra-budgetary project on “Strengthening State Border Service Capacities in Turkmenistan”, which places a particular focus on promoting cross-border trade and transit in the Central Asian region, informs the web-site of the MFA of Turkmenistan.     The purpose of the online training was to introduce participants to security, public health, technical, economic and environmenta...

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An international seminar on the financing of the SDGS was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan
29 May
An international seminar on the financing of the SDGS was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan

On May 28, 2020, an international seminar in the format of video conferencing was held in the building of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan entitled: “Financing the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals: the role of integrated national financing mechanisms”, informs the web-site of the MFA of Turkmenistan.     The meeting was attended by delegates at the level of ministers of the countries participating in the UN Special Program for the Economies of Central Asia (SPECA), which includes Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uz...

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The President of Turkmenistan inspects modernization of the capital’s infrastructure
28 May
The President of Turkmenistan inspects modernization of the capital’s infrastructure

On May 27, 2020, at the request of Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers Sh. Durdiliyev, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov inspected works for modernization of social and economic infrastructure of the capital, implementation of the projects aimed at its further integrated development as well as situation at construction sites in the southern part of Ashgabat, the State News Agency of Turkmenistan reports. Reforms expanded in the main city of the country, issues related to the creation of comfortable conditions for people are always under attention of the Head of the State who persona...

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Presidents of Turkmenistan and Afghanistan discussed cooperation priorities by phone
28 May
Presidents of Turkmenistan and Afghanistan discussed cooperation priorities by phone

On May 27, 2020, a telephone conversation took place between President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, informs the web-site of the MFA of Turkmenistan.     Warmly, fraternally welcoming each other, the heads of the two states expressed satisfaction with the opportunity to personally exchange views on the state and prospects of the Turkmen-Afghan dialogue, as well as discuss some aspects of international and regional politics of mutual interest. Presidents Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Mohammad Ashraf Ghani...

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A meeting of representatives of relevant departments of Turkmenistan with the company «Total»
28 May
A meeting of representatives of relevant departments of Turkmenistan with the company «Total»

On May 27, 2020, in the building of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, negotiations were held online between the official representatives of Turkmenistan and the French company Total. At the meeting, the Turkmen delegation was represented by the Advisor to the President of Turkmenistan on oil and gas issues Y.Kakaev, heads of, the Turkmengaz State Concern and the Turkmennebit State Concern, representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and other agencies, and from the French side S.Michel, Vice President, Exploration and Production of the company "Total", informs the web-sit...

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