News 5 july 2018

Economy

Industrial sector of Turkmen economy demonstrates stable growth

Fulfilment of production plan by the Ministry of Textile Industry reached 126.3 percent with the total growth of 124.5 percent.

Economy

The GDP of the first half of the year reaches 6.2 percent

Average salary wages increased by 9 percent comparing with the same period of the last year. Salaries, pensions, state allowances and students scholarships have been paid on time and in full volume.

Oficial

The rates of wage, pension, public welfare payments, educational maintenance allowance are increased starting from January 1, 2019

1. The rates of monthly wage of employees of budget-funded institutions, self-supported enterprises and public associations, pensions and public welfare payments, educational maintenance allowance for students shall be increased by 10 percent starting from January 1, 2019.

Oficial

The first session of Halk Maslahatyis scheduled for September 24-25, 2018

1. The first session of Halk Maslahaty of Turkmenistan will be held in the Ruhyet Palace in Ashgabat on September 24-15, 2018.

Oficial

The State Committee on the 2018 enrollment to higher educational institutions and secondary technical schools is approved

The State Committee shall ensure the organizational and methodological guidelines on the 2018 enrollment to higher educational institutions and secondary technical schools and organize the enrollment campaign in accordance with the established procedure.

Oficial

The plan for enrollment to the courses at the Academy of Public Service under the President of Turkmenistan is approved

the plan for enrollment to the two-year advanced training courses for public officers at the Academy of Public Service under the President of Turkmenistan in 2018-2019 academic year;

Oficial

The 2018 enrollment campaign plan is approved

The higher educational institutions and secondary technical schools of Turkmenistan shall organize the enrollment campaign on July 8, 2018 – August 18, 2018 and the admission examinations in the higher educational institutions and secondary technical schools of Turkmenistan.

Oficial

The National programme on mental health care is approved

In accordance with the document, the Intersectoral coordination commission on the implementation of the National programme on mental health care of Turkmenistan for 2018-2022 was approved.

Oficial

The National strategy on increasing physical activity among population

In accordance with the document, the ministries, sectoral departments, hyakimliks of velayats and Ashgabat shall ensure the fulfillment of the Action plan on the implementation of the National strategy.

Oficial

The National programme to prevent the negative effect of alcohol is approved

In accordance with the document, the Intersectoral coordination commission on the implementation of the National programme to prevent the negative effect of alcohol for 2018-2024 was approved.

Oficial

President of Turkmenistan makes personnel appointments

*** In accordance with the Resolution of the President of Turkmenistan, Gurbanmammedova Shirin Myratgulyevna is released from the position as the Deputy Hyakim of the city of Balkanabat, Balkan Velayat for the serious shortcomings in her work.

Oficial

Turkmen leader reprimands high-ranking officials

Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan, Myradov Gochmyrat Ashirmuhammedovich is severely reprimanded for the improper execution of the official duties and the serious shortcomings in work;

In the spotlight

Outcomes of the first half of the year are reviewed at extended session of the Government of Turkmenistan

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

Having announced the agenda, the Head of Turkmenistan gave floor to Deputy CHaiman of the Cabinet of Ministers G. Myradov who reported on the outcomes of development of national economy for the first half of the year. The Vice-premier informed that high production indicators have been achieved in all branches for the period under review in the result of successful fundamental reforms under the leadership of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.

In the spotlight

The address of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov at the enlarged meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers

In the first six months of the year, in the framework of the Programme of the President of Turkmenistan on the social and economic development in 2018-2024, the ambitious works has been done with the aim to strengthen the role of our country in the development of global economy and creation of innovative industrial enterprises on the production of a wide assortment of competitive, high-quality goods that are of great demand on the local and foreign markets.

Economy

Iron ore deposit on Gizilkaya Square opens new opportunities for the construction industry of the country

Vladimir KOMAROV

This year the industrial enterprises refused to purchase this component abroad as reported in the association "Turkmencement". The mining of iron ore has been organized at the “Chygyl” deposit since February 1 of this year and all the enterprises of the industry are provided with the necessary raw materials without restrictions.

Economy

A two-day seminar on water saving technologies in agricultural production is conducted in Ashgabat

Zeynab AGAMAMEDOVA

The representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources, its structural units in the Ahal and Balkan regions, as well as specialists of the “Turkmensuwylymtaslama” Institute attended the seminar. Scientists, irrigation managers and experts reported modern methods of watering various crops, including circular and frontal irrigation systems, sprinklers and drip systems, which allow saving up to 40-50% of water in the cultivation of various crops. It were also discussed technical, legal and economic aspects of water use and application of water-saving technologies.

People

The special issue of the magazine The special issue of the magazine "Foreign Business in Georgia" is dedicated to Turkmenistan

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

The edition is opened by the speech of the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov at the International forum "The Great Silk Road - to the new frontiers of development". The Great Silk Road played a huge role in the dialogue between the two great civilizations - the West and the East, connected peoples inhabiting these continents, on the principles of mutual respect, equality, trust, promoted mutual understanding and openness. Noting that 2018 is held in the country under the motto "Turkmenistan is the heart of the Great Silk Road," the head of state noted that it is time to study carefully the significance of the revival of the Great Silk Road in this ...