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Turkmenistan’s GDP grows greatly since early 2019

The growth rate of Turkmenistan’s gross domestic product (GDP) has reached 6.3 percent from January through October 2019.

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OSCE Center in Ashgabat holds regional workshop on water management technologies

ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan, Nov. 16 By Huseyn Hasanov – Trend: The OSCE Center in Ashgabat provided a platform for regional dialogue on the best practices and standards in use of innovative water management technologies, Trend reports on Nov. 16 referring to the OSCE Center in Ashgabat. Representatives of the State Committee of Water Economy, the Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental...

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In the evening of 13 November, 2019 the executives of the Ashgabat-based shopping mall “Gulistan” instructed shop assistants not to accept cash and reported that from now on customers are obliged to pay only with credit cards. Early in the morning on 14 November Bairamali-produced oil was supplied to “Gulistan”, which was sold at 2,60 manats per liter whereas a 1.5 liter bottle costs 4...

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OSCE consulting Turkmenistan on human rights activities

ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan, Nov. 15 By Huseyn Hasanov– Trend: An OSCE-organized seminar aimed at improving collaboration on human rights promotion and protection in Turkmenistan was held in Ashgabat, Trend reports referring to the organization. Collaboration between Ombudsperson and other stakeholders was the focus of the OSCE seminar in Turkmenistan. Twenty-six representatives from local...

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EU implementing border management program in Turkmenistan

ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan, Nov. 15 By Huseyn Hasanov– Trend: The EU has organized a regional seminar in Ashgabat as part of the Border Management Program in Central Asia (BOMCA), Trend reports citing the Turkmen State Customs Service. The event was dedicated to interagency cooperation in the field of joint strategic management, the report said. The seminar was attended by representatives of...

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Representatives of CIS states discuss anti-terrorist co-op in Turkmenistan

ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan, Nov. 15 By Huseyn Hasanov– Trend: Consultations on the topic "Cooperation between the CIS participating states in the field of combating terrorism: overall challenges and threats" were held at Turkmenistan's Foreign Affairs Ministry, Trend reports referring to the Turkmen ministry. The meeting was attended by authorized representatives of several CIS...

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Qatari ambassador starts work in Turkmenistan

ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan, Nov. 15 By Huseyn Hasanov – Trend: President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov received newly appointed ambassador of Qatar, Mubarak Abdurrahman Mubarak Al Nasr, Trend reports on Nov. 15 referring to the Turkmen government. The diplomat presented the credentials. The president emphasized that Turkmenistan and Qatar have friendly and constructive relations. The...

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Trans Caspian Pipeline is key route for Turkmen gas to reach Europe

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Nov.15 By Leman Zeynalova - Trend: Trans Caspian Pipeline is key a route for Turkmen gas to reach Europe, Francis Perrin, Senior Fellow at the Policy Center for the New South (PCNS, Rabat) and at the French Institute for International and Strategic Affairs (IRIS, Paris), told Trend. “Turkmenistan holds the world's fourth-largest proven natural gas reserves behind Russia,...

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Turkmenistan, Qatar mull prospects for economic co-op

ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan, Nov. 15 By Huseyn Hasanov – Trend: A meeting was held in the Turkmen Foreign Ministry between the Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov with the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Qatar in Turkmenistan Mubarak Abdurrahman Mubarak Al Nasr on Nov. 13, Trend reports...

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On 14 November 2019, Orazmukhammet Yklymov, aged 76,died. In the early 2000-s he worked for the Turkmen Service of Radio Liberty/Radio Free Europe as a stringer. During the last years of his life he was urged to live in exile. The editorial board would like to express condolences to Orazmukhammet Yklymov’s family and friends.

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An international exhibition and a scientific conference on education and sports were held in Ashgabat. Over 50 companies from China, Russia, USA, Canada, Great Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and other countries presented their potential at the exhibition. The exhibition featured computer and multimedia equipment, school furniture, teaching and visual aids, laboratory equipment,...

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Correspondents of “Chronicles of Turkmenistan” report that cotton seed oil “Akhal”, which is manufactured at the same-name oil mill and is in demand among residents of Turkmenistan, is only supplied to stores of Akhal velayat. Even Ashgabat retail outlets, let alone other provinces, sell oil of lower quality, made in Bairamali or Turkmenabad. Deodorized oil “Akhal” is sold in state-run stores...

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Ashgabat, Tbilisi strengthening business partnership

ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan, Nov. 14 By Huseyn Hasanov – Trend: Turkmen Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs hosted a meeting of Turkmen officials with Georgian Deputy Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Akaki Sagirashvili, Trend reports referring to the Union. The sides discussed the aspects of diversification of cooperation in the trade and economic fields taking into account the...

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Benefits of Trans Caspian Pipeline project for Europe are obvious

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Nov.14 By Leman Zeynalova – Trend: Benefits of the Trans Caspian Pipeline project, which envisages transportation of gas from Turkmenistan to Europe through Azerbaijan are are obvious, Cyril Widdershoven, a Middle East geopolitical specialist and energy analyst, a partner at Dutch risk consultancy VEROCY and SVP MEA-Risk, told Trend. “There are obvious benefits for Europe, as...

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Ariel Cohen: Trans Caspian Pipeline is very easily done technically

Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov.14 By Leman Zeynalova – Trend: The Trans Caspian Pipeline project, which envisages transportation of Turkmenistan’s gas to Europe, is very easily done technically, Ariel Cohen, senior fellow at the Atlantic Council and founder of the International Market Analysis LLC, told Trend. "The project that would connect the Turkmen gas fields with the principle gas export...

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Turkmenistan to take part in Tashkent meeting of Central Asian FMs

ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan, Nov. 14 By Huseyn Hasanov– Trend: Turkmen deputy prime minister, Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov will take part in a meeting of Central Asian foreign ministers in Tashkent Nov. 15-16, Trend reports referring to the Turkmen government. The corresponding order was signed by Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. The headquarters of the UN Regional Center for...

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Turkmen delegation to meet with UNESCO officials

ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan, Nov. 14 By Huseyn Hasanov– Trend: The Turkmen delegation headed by the Deputy Minister of Education Aknabat Atabaeva took part in the official opening of the 40th Session of the General Conference of UNESCO took place on Nov. 12, 2019 in Paris, Trend reports referring to the Turkmen Foreign Ministry. The General Conference opened with a speech by UN Secretary General...

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14.11.2019  | President of Turkmenistan addresses participants of the international forum on education and sports

“I congratulate you on opening of the International Exhibition and Conference on education and sports! I believe that these events will contribute to enhancing international cooperation and exchange of experience”, said the President of Turkmenistan, addressing the forum participants. According to President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, Turkmenistan has successfully implemented the national...

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Rysgal JSCB introduce internet banking and e-wallet

Joint Stock Commercial bank develops new types of digital services and works on implementation of the system of distant banking. At present moment, technical preparation to the launch of internet banking service for legal entities and entrepreneurs has been accomplished. Head of Automatic Credit Department of Rysgal JSCB Abat Kurbanov explained that the bank gives opportunity to the client to...

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Lebap Velayat: Cement for export and coming warmings

Lebap Plan. Which is located in the southeast of Turkmenistan, has exported more than 250,000 tons of cement from the beginning of the year. Super modern facility was built on the base on rich ore resources on the right bank of Amudarya River, which significantly reduce production cost and supports uninterrupted work of the facility. The plant, which was opened 6 years ago, produces Portland,...

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Ashgabat educational and sport forum: Innovations and integration

International exhibition and scientific conference dedicated to education and sport spheres have started in Turkmen capital. More than 50 famous foreign companies from China, Russia, USA, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, the Republic of Korea, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Japan. Romania, India, Pakistan, Malaysia, Iran, Spain, Portugal, Singapore, Latvia, Kazakhstan,...

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14.11.2019  | Current trends of development of sports and education are discussed in Ashgabat

International exhibition and scientific conference dedicated to education and sport spheres have started in Turkmen capital. More than 50 famous foreign companies from China, Russia, USA, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, the Republic of Korea, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Japan. Romania, India, Pakistan, Malaysia, Iran, Spain, Portugal, Singapore, Latvia, Kazakhstan,...

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14.11.2019  | President of Turkmenistan and Ambassador of Qatar discuss priorities of the interstate dialogue

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov receives credentials from newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Qatar to Turkmenistan Mubarak Abdul Rahman Bin Mubarak Al Nasr. Expressing gratitude for the opportunity of a personal meeting, the diplomat conveyed the greetings and good wishes to the President of Turkmenistan from Emir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani...

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Ashgabat, Minsk preparing for business negotiations

ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan, Nov. 13 By Huseyn Hasanov – Trend: A meeting was held between Ambassador of Belarus to Turkmenistan Vyacheslav Beskosty and Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Turkmenistan Dovletgeldi Rejepov in Ashgabat, Trend reports referring to the Belarus embassy. The sides discussed issues related to holding the first meeting of the business council of the Belarus...

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Correspondents of “Chronicles of Turkmenistan” report that on 12 November, 2019 shop assistants of the state-run stores “Karakum” located in the 30th residential district of Ashgabat, refused to serve female employees of the municipal public utilities service as the women failed to present the Ashgabat residence registration and certificates from the house administrations. One of the women is...

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Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan hold talks on delimitation of common border

ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan, Nov. 13 By Huseyn Hasanov – Trend: A regular meeting of the working groups of the joint Uzbek-Turkmen intergovernmental commission on delimitation and demarcation of the common state border was held in Turkmenabat city (Turkmenistan) from November 6 to 12, Trend reports referring to the Uzbek Foreign Ministry. During the negotiations, proposals on the passage of the...

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Turkmenistan taking part in Paris Peace Forum

ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan, Nov. 13 By Huseyn Hasanov – Trend: The Turkmen delegation led by Deputy Minister of Education Aknabat Atabaeva is taking part in the second Paris Peace Forum, Trend reports referring to the Turkmen government. The purpose of the event is to promote multidimensional international cooperation and collective action for the benefit of sustainable development of states. The...

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Economic strategy: Priorities and forecasted indicators

Programme of social and economic development of Turkmenistan in 2019 – 2025 includes number of strategic directions, first, structural reformation of industrial sectors and service sphere. Great attention in it is paid to support of high technological production. The main objectives also include the reduction of the state owned facilities by privatization. Speaking at the extended session of...

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The President of Turkmenistan signed the Resolution, according to which Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan, Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov is going to Tashkent, the Republic of Uzbekistan for participation in the meeting of the Foreign Ministers of Central Asia countries.

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Turkmenistan representatives participates in the 40th session of the UNESCO General Conference

Turkmen delegation chaired by Deputy Minister of Education Aknabat Atabayeva participates in the work of the 40th session of the UNESCO General Conference. The UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and the UNESCO Secretary General Audrey Azoulay made speech at the opening ceremony of the Forum. High-level meeting as well as different events dedicated to current directions of development of...

Turkmenistan: golden age - Cooperation

The President of Turkmenistan signed the Resolution, according to which Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan, Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov is going to Tashkent, the Republic of Uzbekistan for participation in the meeting of the Foreign Ministers of Central Asia countries.

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Programme of social and economic development of Turkmenistan in 2019 – 2025 includes number of strategic directions, first, structural reformation of industrial sectors and service sphere. Great attention in it is paid to support of high technological production. The main objectives also include the reduction of the state owned facilities by privatization. Speaking at the extended session of...

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