Radio Azatlyk: They want to name the capital of Akhal Arkadag

On April 28, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov came to inspect the construction site of the new capital of Akhal velayat.

The head of state said that the second stage of the construction of the city is starting, which provides for its improvement and resettlement of residents. Concerning the name of the capital, Berdimuhamedov Jr. suggested bringing the issue up for public discussion. At the same time, the head of state announced that the hyakim of the new city would be Shamuhammet Durdiliyev , the current head of the Ashgabat City Construction Enterprises Directorate and the ex-hyakim of Ashgabat, would become the khyakim of the new city.

How the discussion will go and who will choose the name is unknown. On May 6, Radio Azatlyk, citing its own sources , reported that they plan to name the new city Arkadag, in honor of the ex-president, and now the head of the Khalk Maslakhaty (upper house of parliament) Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov .

Earlier, Berdimuhamedov Sr. repeatedly visited the construction site of the new capital of Akhal velayat and personally approved the general plan for the development of the city, its design, including the appearance of stops, benches, garbage cans and the designs of the architecture of buildings and their individual elements: roofing sheets, interior wall upholstery, furniture, carpet and shades of glass on the windows.

2022 is being held in Turkmenistan under the motto "The era of the people with Arkadag".

"Arkadag" (Turkm. Arkadag - "patron") - the official title of the second president of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov .

Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan