President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov assesses the efficiency of comprehensive strategy of improvement of the regions in Lebap Velayat

During working trip to the eastern region of the country, the President of Turkmenistan inspected the situation at large construction sites of industrial and transport infrastructure of the Amudarya Valley, progress of social and economic projects and development of administration centre of Lebap Velayat.

Big changes, including those related to rapid industrialization of national economy complex, rational and efficient use of the richest resources of Turkmen land, undergo in the region.

To achieve this target, the construction of ore-dressing complex for production of potassium fertilizers in Garlyk, building of new bridges across the Amudarya River, which opens new opportunities of railroad and automobile communications, increase of volumes of trade turnover and export, cargo and passenger traffic, is undertaken.

Nowadays, Turkmenabad has totally new appearance. The dynamics of social, economic and cultural transformations is reflected in the scale of construction works.

After familiarization with the course of construction of multifunctional hospital and conversation with the personnel who build this largest in the region medical centre, the President of Turkmenistan left the site and made a flight around Turkmenabad inspecting other constructions in the city. The Head of the State paid special attention to construction of automobile and railroad bridges Turkmenabad � Farab, which are almost accomplished.

The railroad bridge is 1750 meters length and automobile one is 1600 meters with 21.5 meters beam. The height of the bridges spans above the river will allows ship navigation.

For the safety of the traffic, besides the road curb in the middle, there are ramp road intersections at the end of the automobile bridge allowing the vehicles entering or exiting the bridge to change lane directions without entering opposite direction. Metal structures used in construction of the bridge are the most advanced for today. Technical solutions, used for construction, take into account existing climate and geological conditions of the country.

Transport corridor connecting the Amudarya River banks meets international engineering, technical and exploitation standards of bridge building. High strength structures providing high seismic resistance and other technical requirements were used during construction.

Besides, new bridges will play great role in realization of the programmes for rapid development of the richest mineral and raw material resources of the right bank basin of the Amudarya River, where construction of large industrial complexes undergoes and production of hydrocarbons is carried out. It will also establish excellent conditions for transport communication between two banks for the population.

After, the helicopter of Head of the State Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov headed to the construction site of new Turkmenabad Airport, which would become the link of large transportation hub together with railway station, also under construction, what would considerable improve the service of the population of this large region.

Beside the passenger terminal 500 passenger per hour throughput capacity, the airport complex includes other terminals, new 3800 meters runways equipped with ground flight control systems including for landing of Boeing � 777 � 200 LR planes, air traffic control towers and take off dispatcher points. II category ICAO landing systems are installed there, modern airport equipment was purchases, taxiways, plane parking and platforms, number of other facilities including the hotel, medical centre and shopping pavilions were built.

Improvement of Turkmenabad Airport infrastructure will allow considerably increae its technical capabilities in accordance with high international standards.

From the helicopter, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov reviewed the course of urban planning and landscape gardening of Turkmenistan, inspected living estates and construction sites. The complex of buildings of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan, Branch Office of Rysgal JSC Bank, ceremonial hall for 500 people as well large business and entertainment centre is one of them. It is built by Bash Bina Construction Association; the opening is planned for the sprinf of 2017. The construction of business and trade-entertainment centre is completed at the current moment; finishing works are carried out.

Along his way, the president of Turkmenistan inspected the work on agricultural fields of the velayat, condition of the land and course of winter agricultural works.

Along with increased agricultural production, Lebap Velayat also actively implements large-scale logistic and agricultural infrastructure projects. Quality reloading of the agriculture is going on in the country under favourable conditions of import substitution, said Presdient Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, having highlighted the importance of the facility for production of potassium fertilizers, which is under construction.

New production powers of domestic chemical industry, foundations of new mining industry are established in Garlyk settlement, Kytendag etrap.

The orientation of national economy complex of Turkmenistan at development and processing of colossal raw materials resources of the country is one of the programme targets of Presidential reform strategy. Future industrial giant is of great importance for social and economic development of Lebap Velayat, the whole country and many other states.

Successful solution of the important perspective objectives assigned by the Head of the State will allow developing efficiently colossal raw materials of the region and at the same time establishment of new work occupancies, arrange own production of high quality of potassium mineral fertilizers, which will not just satisfy the needs of Turkmenistan agriculture but also will allow exporting the mineral to the world market.

Having completed working trip to Lebap Velayat, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov returned to Ashgabat.

Source: Turkmenistan: the Golden Age Online Newspaper