President of Turkmenistan inspected the course of seasonal agricultural works, measures for land improvement and crops production as well as met the farmers and other agricultural workers of Dashoguz velayat.
In the morning, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov arrived to J. Hudaybergenov Farmers Association in S. A. Niyazov etrap.
The Head of the State reviewed the status of one of the wheat field of the Farmers association. Its area is 62.1 hectares and 27 farmers work there. Last year, they harvested around 220 tons of ak bugday wheat. Today, the work for care of winter crops springs is carried out in accordance with agricultural standards.
The President of Turkmenistan stressed the attention of the leaders of agricultural complex and velayat on the necessity to complete field campaigns in set deadlines.
After, the Head of the State talked to cotton, crop, rice, cucurbitaceous culture growers and other agricultural workers. During the conversation, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov noted that systematic measures, which are steadily implemented under staged agrarian reform, bring positive results.
President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov highlighted that it is important to provide integrated solution of the issues of water supply, optimization of crop rotation, land reclamation, restoration of saline lands and maintenance of drainage collectors for increase of input of Dashoguz Velayat to the economy of the country and improvement of social and living conditions of the citizens. It is also necessary to establish the conditions for initiative and efficient management of agricultural producers, to provide modern living and employment, substantial social, road and transport infrastructure to people in the cities and rural areas.
Following this, the investments will be used for improvement of industrial powers of the velayat, expansion of heavy engineering enterprises specialized in repair of agricultural and production equipment, further development of food, milk and meat production industry.
Undoubtedly, it will also be infested to transport and transit system of the region, which as many years ago during the times of the Great Silk Road, plays important role in improvement of foreign trade of Turkmenistan, in development of good neighbourhood, humanitarian contacts between the peoples.
The Head of the State said that Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers B. Hojamammedov was instructed to undertake necessary works for development of the project of construction of the factory for production of agricultural equipment in Dashoguz Velayat.
Having said warm goodbye to the participants of the meeting, the President of Turkmenistan went to Dashoguz Airport where he held working session with participation of vice-premiers, number of leaders of military and law enforcement agencies and the Hyakim of Dashoguz velayat.
Summing up the outcomes of working trip to the northern region, the Head of the State highlighted that currently, production potential and industrial infrastructure of the velayat is steadily increasing together with social sphere; strong impulse was given to balanced development of all branches of the economy, improvement of social and living conditions of the population. Large works are carried out under national Programme for transformation of rural areas as well as for improvement of environmental situation in the region, solutions for saving the Aral Sea.
At the same time, various social and other facilities, drinking water plant, health centres and sport grounds, schools, kindergartens, cultural houses, hospitals, water pipelines, sewage systems, roads, power lines have been built and continued to be built. Great attention is paid to landscaping campaign and planting of trees are carried out all around the place.
Having dwelt on priority issues of further social and economic development of Dashoguz Velayat, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov noted that according to the programme, the construction of different facilities is stipulated in the region. Having defined development of industrial infrastructure, establishment of new modern productions in oil, gas chemical and other branches among priority objectives, the Head of the State requested relative leaders to make specific proposals for this.
Utmost attention would be paid to further urban planning of the cities, construction of modern comfort living houses, which have to be an integral part of life of our citizens, - the president of Turkmenistan emphasized.
Having studied the proposals and wishes given during the meetings with agricultural workers, the Head of the State instructed to undertake necessary measures for solution of the issues.
After, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov listened to Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers R. Bazarov who supervises agriculture and Dashoguz Velayat. The Vice-premier reported on the programme under development for implementation of above-mentioned objectives.
Summing up the report, the President of Turkmenistan requested to hold under control the issues of further development of industrial and social infrastructure of the velayat and improvement of life of people. The Head of the State highlighted that increase of production output of agricultural complex, introduction of import substitution programme, provision of the population with fresh fruits and vegetables throughout the year are the topical subject today.
Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers Ya. Kakayev reported on the plans for establishment of new production powers in oil and gas sector of the northern region.
The President of Turkmenistan addressed the Vice-premier with number of specific assignments related to further intensive development of basic fields of national economy, improvement of material and logistic base and training of highly profession personnel.
The President of Turkmenistan also highlighted the necessity to Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers B. Hojamammedov to undertake the measures aimed at economic stimulation of producers and support steadfast and timely implementation of these measures.
Having accomplished working trip to Dashoguz Velayat, President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov returned to Ashgabat.
Source: Turkmenistan: the Golden Age Online Newspaper