News 7 march 2017


President of Israel Reuven Rivlin express the hope for expansion of Turkmen – Israeli cooperation

At present moment, the relations between Turkmenistan and Israel are developed in many spheres and there is huge potential for further consolidation and expansion of bilateral cooperation between our countries.


Large families received the keys to new apartments as a gift from the head of state

This year, the highest mark of distinction, the sign of great recognition of the mother’s service to society and state, the invaluable contribution of our remarkable women to the progress and prosperity of the Homeland were awarded to more than two hundred and eighty of our compatriots.


Turkmenistan revives the phenomenon of the Great Silk Road in transport strategy

The railway bridge has a length of 1750 meters. This is Category I overpass with a width of 5.8 meters, it was built using the most advanced technologies in the world of bridge construction, adapted to the conditions of the Amu Darya with its strong current and other “whims”. The structures of increased seismic stability and operational strength with the calculation for superheavy freight trains were used. The height of the river shipping canal is 10 meters, the width is 60 meters.

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The Leaders of Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan opened Islam Karimov monument

Speaking to the participants, the President of Turkmenistan highlighted special role of Islam Karimov in the development of interstate Turkmen – Uzbek relations, which always rested on traditional ties of friendship and brotherhood of the peoples.

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Presidents Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Shavkat Mirziyoyev are the first passengers of the train crossing new railroad bridge

Along the road, the leaders of the two states observed an ethnographic composition - an improvised Turkmen village, which, in a large panorama, has presented the richness of national traditions.

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New railway bridge Turkmenabat – Farab is opened

On occasion of this momentous event, large celebration with participation of Turkmen and Uzbek stage masters was organized as well as exhibitions introducing decorative and applied arts of two nations were expanded.

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Presidents of Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan open new road bridge Turkmenebet-Farab

The leaders of the two states together with other participants of the festive ceremony took a tour along the new bridge across the Amudarya River. Numerous musicians of Lebap Velayat, dancing and folklore groups of our country and Uzbekistan greeted the guests on the bridge. More than a thousand of people performed a grandiose show.

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President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov highlights the importance of new bridges across Amudarya River in the context of regional ccoperation

Starting to build these large-scale facilities, we proceeded, first of all, from the understanding that the territory of Central Asia today is becoming one of the most important transport and transit hubs of world significance, the Turkmen leader stressed. The region is to play an integrating role in the natural corridor of transport communication along the lines “North-South” and “East-West”, which would connect Asia and Europe via shortest routes, providing for growth of trade and economic interaction on the continent, the President said.


President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov discusses further cooperation with the Head of ALTCOM Alexander Tislenko

The Head of the State, Having expressed the gratitude for the work, highlighted that Turkmenistan always stands for beneficial cooperation with leading foreign companies, which have relative experience, innovative developments and production potential. At the same time, the preference is given to the companies strictly adhering to the requirements of quality and schedule of construction works.