Preparation of 2017 Asian Games and other aspects of state life are discussed during video conference session

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov held video conference working session with participation of the Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers supervising agricultural sector, hyakims of the velayats and Ashgabat as well as leaders of some structures. Works undertaken in the capital under preparation of Asian Games 2017, course of seasonal agricultural campaigns, important issues of social and economic development of the country were discussed during the session.

First, Hyakim of Ashgabat Sh. Durdyliyev made report on the situation in the capital, measures for urban planning of the city, modernization of its infrastructure and creation of best conditions for reception of numerous participants and guests of V Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games. The Hyakim also informed on construction rates of the facilities on the territory of the capital and activity for their timely opening and high quality of works.

Having stressed the attention of key directions of sustainable development of Ashgabat, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov noted the importance of permanent monitoring of ecological condition, support of good housekeeping and order, wise planning of city spaces which mainly define the quality of life of people. It is necessary to improve balanced, regulated system of traffic making optimum conditions for motorists and pedestrians, the Head of the State has said and called to Minister of Internal Affairs I. Mulikov.

The Head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs reported on the activities of lower departments for protection of public order, improvement of work efficiency of prevention of traffic accidents and provision of fire safety. It was also informed on realization of programme measures for the development of electronic transport control systems.

Having listened to the report, the Head of the State demanded to hold under strict control the condition of road network and lane markings, technical traffic control systems and adherence to traffic regulation by everyone. The President of Turkmenistan required speeding up the construction of car parking in all parts of the capital including for the vehicles arriving in the city.

To continue the subject, the Leader of the Nation called to Minister of Automobile Transport M. Aydogdiyev, who reported on activity of the structures under his supervision under preparation to 2017 Asian Games and measures for provision of unstoppable operation of public transport.

Having highlighted that organization of transport service to the population have to correspond with most modern safe standards and requirements and comfort, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov pointed the necessity of high level of culture and quality of service rendered to the passengers. In this context, the Head of the State gave instructions on expansion of transport services during 2017 Asian games in Ashgabat, build up and test of the routes and schedule of buses involved in support of the Games.

Video conference session was continued by the report of Hyakim of Ahal Velayat T. Atahalliyev who informed on the situation in the region, measures for organized grain harvest and care for cotton crops as well as on construction of facilities built under National Rural transformation Programme.

The President of Turkmenistan drew the attention of the Hyakim on rational use of land and water resources, implementation of advanced agro technologies and requested to provide timely wheat harvest without any losses.

Hyakim of Balkan Velayat S. Satlykov reported on Action Plan of the starting crop harvest campaign and informed on the readiness of all links of the harvesting conveyor and its provision with necessary resources. Besides, information on fulfilment of the assignments given earlier by the Head of the State on development of social and economic infrastructure of the sea region was given.

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, touching on the subject of the coming harvesting works on the fields of the region, demanded to take all efforts for the timely accomplishment. The Head of the State instructed to hold under permanent control the efficiency of use of harvesters and other equipment. Specific assignments were given on control of ecological standards of all agricultural works in velayat.

Further in the session, Hyakim of Dashoguz Velayat M. Bayramguliyev reported on preparation work undertaken for organized start of crop harvest season, care for the cotton crops as well as construction rates of the facilities in the velayat.

The Leader of the Nation requested to provide all sides participating in harvest campaign with all necessary resources for quality field works and gave some instruction for solution of issues of water supply to agricultural lands of the velayat. Besides, the Head of the State gave number of tasks to the Hyakim regarding realization of National rural programme and improvement of life level of farmers.

Hyakim of Lebap Velayat Ch. Charliyev gave report on the course of agricultural activities of summer season and informed on the readiness of combine harvesters and other agricultural equipment and vehicle for transportation of the wheat yield. It was also informed on the works carried out at large construction sites of the velayat.

Summing up the report, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov noted the necessity of responsible approach of all production structures to organization of reaping and stocking up high quality grain. The Head of the State assign the Hyakim to control the introduction of scientific recommendations for improvement of crops productivity and fertility of land.

Hyakim of Balkan velayat B. Annagurbanov reported on the situation in the region, care for cotton crops and preparation to wheat harvest season. He also reported on the situation on the facilities, which construction is carried out throughout the region.

Besides, the Hyakim reported on the preparation to the events timed to 100-day countdown until the beginning of V Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games and International Media Forum 2017 Asian Games.

After, Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers E. Orazgeldiyev was called by direct video line. The Vice-Premier reported on the situation in domestic agricultural complex, integrated preparation for grain harvest held in the farms. He also reported on the subjects of the agenda of the Central Asian International Ecological Forum in Ashgabat on occasion of the World Environmental Day and informed of its objectives and participants.

Having listened to the report, the President of Turkmenistan noted that it is necessary to approach comprehensively to provision of coordinated work of agricultural structures for improvement of the reforms results started in agricultural complex and gave instructions on care of the cotton crops and conduct of grain harvest campaign.

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov highlighted that the main purpose of ecological policy of our state is in provision of high quality level of people including in clean and healthy environment sustainable development by rational and efficient use of natural resources of our land.

In this context, the state implements programme activity on protection of biodiversity, flora and fauna of the country as well as on improvement of ecological situation in the whole region. Turkmenistan joined number of the United Nations Conventions on environmental protection, actively participates in solution of ecological problems of the world's society, - the Leader of the Nation continued.

Chairmanship of our country in 2017 � 2019 in International Fund for Saving of the Aral Sea is a visual evidence of steadfast activity in this direction. In the current year, Turkmenistan adopted the Concept of the IFSA according to which successful regional and international cooperation would be continued in large format, - President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov said and congratulated the participants of work session on the World Environmental Day.

Source: Turkmenistan: the Golden Age Online Newspaper