Working trip of the head of the state: Ecology, traditions and aesthetics – the trends of Ashgabat’s development

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Working trip of the head of the state: Ecology, traditions and aesthetics – the trends of Ashgabat’s development

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has made a working trip around the capital. During the trip, the head of the state has inspected the situation in the southern part of Turkmen capital where construction of business and social facilities is carried out at this time.

In the morning, the head of the state has come to the construction site of mud stream diversion channels and water collection facilities.

Vice-premier Sh. Durdiliyev has reported about the course of construction of mud stream protection facilities, measures for development of the territory where the sculpture of Magtymguly Fragi, a great thinker of the East, would be installed, as well as presented number of relative projects and drafts.

Having studied the projects and drawings in detail, the head of the state made number of remarks and corrections, it was noted that development of territory around the sculpture of Magtumguly has to reflect the latest architectural trends.

It is necessary to take into account special features of national architecture and surrounding landscape as well as ecological aspects during project design of the facilities, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov continued addressing vice-premier Sh, Durdiliyev, Minister of Construction and Architecture R. Gandymov and Head of Ashgabat’s Administration Ya. Gylyjov with certain instructions.

Having focused on development and tree plantation of the territory where the sculpture would be installed, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov ordered to hold the level of ecological wealth under control.

Having emphasized the importance of construction works in the southern part of Ashgabat as well as all over the country, the head of the state highlighted that it is necessary to pay attention to exterior and interior design of buildings, formation of relative infrastructure of surrounding territories. In this context, the President requested to keep these objectives under attention.

At present time, construction of mud stream diversion channels and water collectors is carried out using powerful equipment at high rates in this place. At the same time, natural mud stream beds are reconstructed and modernized.

Construction of mud stream diversion channels with total length of 52 km as well as reconstruction of natural mud stream beds, which will be connected to the Karakum River in the north are continued. Mud stream and rain waters will flow to the channel and diverted to Altyn Asyr Turkmen Lake.

It is worth to mention that construction of the complex and development of the territory around the lake are given to Vozrojdeniye JSV (Russian Federation). At the moment, 900 units of equipment, 100 of which belongs to contractor while 800 to private individuals of our country, are used in construction works.

The environment protection, careful treatment of nature are the main goals of the government policy of Turkmenistan. Rational use of natural resources is one of the main vectors of natural protection strategy, which is steadily implemented under the leadership of the head of the state.

Drawings and blueprints of mud stream channels located along water collectors, routes of the channels as well as map of the area, where automobile and railroad bridges are planned to be built, location of water pumping stations have been presented to the head of the state

Vice-premier Sh. Durdiliyev has reported in details that big reservoirs are planned to be built along the mud stream diversion channels, which are designated for breaking of debris, filtration and purification of water. 10 water collectors have been built altogether along mud stream diversion channels.

Turkmen leader has noted that special importance has to be paid to construction of mud stream protection facilities in the south of Ashgabat, including bringing natural channels to proper operational condition.

It is necessary to put efforts for solution of objectives related to development and provision of ecological wealth in the capital and its outskirts, the head of the state said.

Further, Minister of Construction and Architecture R. Gandymov has reported on the situation on construction site of mud stream protection facilities, their locations and capacity of water pumps that are planned to be installed.

In addition, head of Ashgabat’s Adminsitration Ya. Gylyjov has reported on integrated development, in particular on practical measures under implementation of ecological strategy.

The head of the state has highlighted that the main focus should be placed on scientifically based approaches for provision of the durability of facilities during design and construction of the facilities, especially mud stream diversion channels.

In this context, special attention is paid to implementation of the project of construction of Altyn Asyr Turkmen Lake, which is designated for collection of drain water from irrigated lands from all regions of the country, mud stream and rain waters. This is to support the formation of favorable conditions for development of livestock farming, especially sheep farming, increment of pastures.

At the same time, large-scale work is continued for efficient use of water resources, adaptation to climate changes, protection of biological diversity, combating desertification and soil degradation, formation of forest zones, improvement of ecological situation in the settlements, the head of the state said.

It is necessary to continue working on modernization of water channels, increment of their throughput capacity as well as for construction of necessary water diversion systems for regulation of water flow, water facilities and bridges, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov continued ordering to use the achievements of the world practice and scientifically based methods during construction of such important facilities.

In the end, having addressed relative officials with certain instructions, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov wished them success and left the place of event.

State News Agency of Turkmenistan