News 23 february 2018

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The launch of construction of transnational project is held in Mary Velayat and Afghan Herat

In the morning, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov left Mary by helicopter for the place of ceremonial events in Serhetabat etrap. After the flight, the helicopter landed at special helipad.

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President of Turkmenistan gives instructions on the implementation of international projects

The reports on the key aspects of the implementation of the launched international projects as well as the executive programme were presented during the meeting. In this regard, the information on the existing opportunities for the further development of the projects on TAPI gas pipeline, the electricity transmission lines and fibre-optic lines along the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan route was presented.


Turkmenistan Central Bank produced commemorative coins dedicated to the TAPI project

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

On the front side of both coins in the center against the background of sand dunes the geographical maps of the states participating in the TAPI project with their names in the Turkmen language are depicted - TÜRKMENISTAN, OWGANYSTAN, PÄKISTAN, HINDISTAN. Here the route of the gas pipeline is indicated and the points of its destination are marked in each country. In the direction of this route is depicted a camel caravan symbolizing the Great Silk Road. In the upper part there is a power transmission line, which is planned to be extended parallel to the TAPI route. In the lower part there is a gas pipeline in the form of a large diameter pipe, on the left side of which a flame breaks out. A ...

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Mubashir Javed Akbar: India welcomes the forward-looking policy pursued by the President of Turkmenistan

In this context, Mubashir Javed Akbar told that the mausoleum of Abdyrrahim khan, the son of the outstanding Turkmen commander Bayram Khan Turkmen was located in his country. Speaking about the great deeds of Bayram Khan, the State Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of India presented the poetic lines, celebrating the honour of the man, who was able to share his wealth and inspire to good deeds, linking them with the modern initiatives of Turkmen leader, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, aimed at using the wealth that Turkmenistan possesses in the name of the universal peace and prosperity. The State Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of India supported this idea ...

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Pakistan Interested in New Energy Route

The head of Government of Pakistan expressed sincere gratitude to the President of Turkmenistan, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, for the pragmatic approach to the issues of international energy cooperation and constructive initiatives put forward in this strategic sphere.

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Mohammad Ashraf Ghani Thanks Turkmen Side for Implementation of TAPI Project

The Afghan leader noted the tremendous significance of today’s event from the standpoint of regional development: “The countries of Southern Asia – Indian, Pakistan and others – are actively developing intestate links in all fields. At the same time, Central Asia is expanding cooperation with Southern Asian countries, being a bridge in strengthening productive cooperation”.

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Serhetabat– orghundi Railway Put into Operation

The celebration was attended by the President of Turkmenistan, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, and Minister of State for External Affairs of the Republic of India, Mobashar Jawed Akbar , who have recently arrived in our country.

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Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov: Cooperation between Turkmenistan and Afghanistan Gains Wider Scope

Apart from providing solutions to important social issues in the region, implementation of the TAPI pipeline, stemming from the Galkynysh field, the world’s second-largest gas field, will also promote peace and sustainable development. It will provide an opportunity to create thousands of new jobs.

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Construction of Afghanistan section of the TAPI project starts in Mary Velayat

President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and State Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of India Mubashir Javed Akbar attended the ceremonies.