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23 Feb

THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE AFGHAN SECTION OF THE TAPI GAS PIPELINE STARTED

On February 23, 2018, the construction of the Afghan section of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline had been started in the Serkhetabad district of Mary province, and the laying of power transmission lines and fiber-optic communication lines on the route Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan (TAP) was launched. Together with this, the Serhetabat-Turgundi railway was put into operation. President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, President of the Islamic Republ...

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23 Feb

TRAIN SERVICE OPENS ON NEW TURKMEN-AFGHAN RAILWAY: SERHETABAT–TORGHUNDI

On February 23, 2018 commissioning of the Serhetabat–Torghundi railway took place as one of events dedicated to the ground-breaking ceremony of the new section of the TAPI pipeline and laying of electric power and fiber-optic lines along the Turkmenistan–Afghanistan–Pakistan route. The celebration was attended by President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Shahid...

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22 Feb

TURKMENISTAN WAS ELECTED A MEMBER OF THE BUREAU OF THE INLAND TRANSPORT COMMITTEE OF THE UNITED NATIONS ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR EUROPE (UNECE) FOR THE PERIOD 2019 - 2020

On February 22, 2018, at the United Nations Office in Geneva, Switzerland, during the 80th session of the Inland Transport Committee of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), Turkmenistan was elected a member of the Bureau of the UNECE Inland Transport Committee for the period 2019-2020. The Inland Transport Committee (ITC) is the highest policy-making body of the UNECE in the field of transport. Together with its subsidiary bodies, the ITC has provided a pan-European inte...

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22 Feb

A REGULAR MEETING OF THE STEERING COMMITTEE FOR THE TAPI GAS PIPELINE PROJECT WAS HELD IN MARY

On February 22, 2018, in the city of Mary, the 25th meeting of the Steering Committee for the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India Gas Pipeline Project was held with the participation of high-level leaders and representatives of the sectoral ministries and departments of the participating countries of the project, as well as the Asian Development Bank. The agenda included key issues for the further practical implementation of this ambitious project. In particular, it was decided to divide...

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19 Feb

SPORTS COMPETITIONS WERE HELD IN HONOR OF THE DAY OF THE DIPLOMATIC WORKER OF TURKMENISTAN

On February 17-18, 2018, as part of the celebrations of the Day of the Diplomatic Worker of Turkmenistan and with the participation of sports teams of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, diplomatic missions and representatives of international organizations working in Ashgabat, sports competitions were held in the following sports: 1. Basketball 3х3 - in the sports complex of the Institute of International Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan; 2.Running...

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17 Feb

A CONFERENCE DEDICATED TO THE DAY OF THE DIPLOMATIC WORKER OF TURKMENISTAN WAS HELD

On February 17, 2018, the international conference "Diplomacy of the Great Silk Road: the triumph of peace, friendship and cooperation" was held at the Institute of International Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan. It was dedicated to the Day of the Diplomatic Worker of Turkmenistan. Deputies of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan, representatives of the Academy of Sciences of Turkmenistan, the National Institute of Democracy and Human Rights under the President of Turkmenist...

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14 Feb

THE CIS, UN, ODIHR, SCO, ISD OBSERVERS ARE EXPECTED TO ATTEND THE UPCOMING MARCH ELECTIONS

Turkmenistan continues to actively prepare for the Mejlis deputies’, the Khalk Maslakhaty and Gengeshy members’ elections, upcoming on March 25. Nowadays the registration and nomination of candidates are proceeding. All electoral districts hold meetings of committees of the Democratic Party, the Party of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs and the Agrarian Party, as well as groups of citizens, in the course of which the best candidates are nominated for the National Parliament, local representat...

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