During the plant opening ceremony residents of Coganly barred from leaving houses

President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov turned 62 the age of the prophet as viewed by Turkmenistan's authorities.

In this connection numerous celebrations and festivities are underway across the country.

On 28 June the opening of the gastogasoline plant, located to the north of Choganly, was held. The road to it goes through the Ashgabat district of Choganly.

The cleanup and beatification works in the district had been launched a day earlier. Despite hot weather, numerous public utilities workers cleaned up the area until 10 p.m.: glued the cracks on the road with cement and residual fuel oil, painted facade walls and roofs of the houses located along the motorway, ?ulled out the bushes along the roads.

The local residents were prevented from leaving their houses until the festivities are over.

Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan