Turkmenistan: flights to China suspended

Turkmenistan Airlines suspended flights to Beijing (China) with the aim of carrying out preventive measures to hinder the spread of the 2019-nCoV coronavirus on February 1. The Turkmen flag carrier notes that the safety of passengers and crew is a priority. Information about the resumption of flights will be announced in advance. According to Turkmen…

Turkmenistan: banana harvest up in 2019

Preparations for a new banana harvesting season are underway in the Sakarchage district of the Mary region of Turkmenistan. The local company “Ferhar” plans to receive dozens of tons of exotic fruit this year. Thus, the experiment on growing bananas of dwarf varieties most suitable for the arid climate of Turkmenistan continues. The experience of…

Turkmenistan: pharmaceuticals sector cooperation mulled with Belarus

Ashgabat hosted a meeting of Belarus Deputy Minister of Healthcare Natalia Zhukova with Minister of Healthcare and Medical Industry of Turkmenistan Nurmuhammed Amannepesov. The parties discussed the prospects for the development of cooperation in the field of healthcare, as well as in the medical and pharmaceutical industries. The most important direction is the purchase of…

Turkmenistan: cooperation with India to be intensified

President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov congratulated Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the convincing victory of his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the general parliamentary elections. The Turkmen president expressed confidence that the high level of bilateral relations would continue to serve as a solid basis for enhancing Turkmen-Indian cooperation and interstate relations covering the…

Turkmenistan: CAREC railway project to be joined

At the meeting of the Turkmen government, a proposal was made to join the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Program. The possibility of connecting Turkmenistan to the regional technical assistance project “Railway Sector Development in Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Countries” was discussed at the meeting. President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov said that the…