News 12 may 2018

In the spotlight

The Head of the State made a ride on racing vehicle along Karakum track

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

The Head of the State arrived early in the morning to the place of competitions located in one of the most beautiful place of Karakum Desert where he was greeted by the Speaker of the Mejlis, Deputy Chairmen of the Cabinet of Ministers, heads of military and law enforcement agencies of the country.

Economy

Petroleum Products on Top Positions at Exchange Trading

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

Entrepreneurs from Russia, Great Britain, United Arab Emirates, Afghanistan etc. purchased, in foreign currency, jet fuel, liquefied gas, polypropylene, hydrotreated diesel fuel produced at the Turkmenbashi Complex of Oil Refineries. Gasoline produced at the Seydi Oil Refinery, and technical sulfur (Turkmengas State Concern) were bought by businessmen from the UAE and Turkey. Moreover, cotton batting, bleached cotton fibers, clear sheet glass and Portland cement were sold in foreign currency. The Russian Federation, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan were the buyer countries. The total value of transactions exceeded 110.5 million US dollars.

Sport

Turkmen Sambists Land Three Gold Medals at Asian Championship in Ulaanbaatar

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

Turkmen athletes were especially successful in combat sambo, scoring three highest awards. The officer of the Border Service of Turkmenistan, Babajan Ibadullayev, was unrivalled in the super-heavy (100+ kg) weight category, thus confirming his high status of the reigning champion of Asia. Last year he claimed the top spot at the pedestal in under 100 kg weight category at the Tashkent tournament.

Economy

Carbamide plant to be opened in Garabogaz in June

Vladimir Komarov

According to the management of the facility, Mitsubishi Corporation has already installed technology and auxiliary equipment for industrial processing of natural gas into ammonia and carbamide and at present time carries out the commissioning of technology line.