The Head of the State makes working trip around the capital

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov inspected the planning of the central city blocks and highways, having paid special attention to the support of ecological background and comfort of the residents and guests of the capital, creation of parking zones and improvement of its tourist attractiveness.

The Head of the State personally inspected the fulfilment of assignments given during Governmental sessions as well as during the recent meeting in the administration of Ashgabat where the leader of the Nation outlined the objectives requiring immediate solution. Specific instructions were given to Hyakim of Ashgabat Sh. Durdyliyev who reported to the President of Turkmenistan on the works carried out for preparation of the capital to 2017 Asian Games.

Looking around new green zones, one of which is located behind Grand Turkmen Hotel, the Leader of the Nation noted the importance of such floristic decoration for formation of beautiful image of Ashgabat and support of healthy microclimate.

Wise application of garden and parking landscape design is a necessary condition for creation of aesthetic and ecological urban environment, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov said, having highlighted that this direction is to be developed on professional level taking into account the scale of urban planning changes expanded in the capital and throughout the country.

Magnificent architecture distinguishing Ashgabat, comfortable and well-attended green areas, stylish flower beds, all of these emphasize the beauty of the capital, reflect our people's love and level of culture of the society in general, the Leader of the Nation mentioned. Provision of exceptional order in the city, which mechanism including public transport has to work as a watches � accurately, well-coordinated and unstoppable, remains invariable requirement.

In this context, the Head of the State gave number of orders on control of schedule of passenger buses and improvement of taxi service.

Recently, Turkmenistan received many vehicles for the needs of the city fleet and new supplies of the buses are continued. Some of them are already involved on permanent routes, while others make test drives along new and planned routes. The transport with the emblems of Asian Games entered the streets of Ashgabat. It pleases the residents of the city and brings new bright colours of coming large event.

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov pointed the main reference points of advance development of road network of the capital in relation with the growing of the city and increase of number of the vehicles, having noted the necessity of balanced development of relative infrastructure including under- and overpasses, intersections, parking, etc.

As it was informed that during the session of the Cabinet of Ministers on June 23, the Leader of the Nation suggested helicopter tours for the tourists coming to Ashgabat during V Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games. They will be able to see the beauty of our capital, its sightseeing including the Olympic village and appreciate the scale of urban panning changes from the altitude.

In this relation, trial helicopter flight from the roof helipad of Oguzkent Hotel took place along the tourist route. Currently, according to the assignments given by the Head of the State, different routes for air tours are developed including the ones along the outskirts of the capital that has plenty of picturesque sceneries and historical monuments.

Support of the ecological wealth of the main city of the country is an important subject, the Leader of the Nation highlighted, having focused the attention on the rates of green plantation works, provision of the city with the spring of trees, decorative shrubs and other vegetation. President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov outlined unstoppable electrical supply of Ashgabat, increase of energy powers due to yearly increasing demands among priority directions of city development and addressed number of tasks on this account.

The Head of the State also gave orders on development of tourism in Ashgabat, having noted the necessity of more efficient involvement of marketing in this direction including by visual aids like banners and monitors.

It is important not to reduce the attention to the subjects of expansion of trade network of the city and introduction of new approaches and services into this sphere. It is also related to the service of all types of transport communication, the President of Turkmenistan noted.

The Leader of the Nation mentioned that development of transport infrastructure of Ashgabat have to correspond with the status of the main city of the country and its growing international role as well as honourable and responsible mission � the sports capital of 2017 Asian Games. This is also related to all directions of beautification of the city, creation of parking zones, aesthetical and comfortable environment. In this context, the Head of the State addressed the assignments to Hyakim of Ashgabat Sh. Durdiliyev.

The President of the country made an accent on the subjects requiring clear plan and more active actions especially with regards to preparation of the capital to reception of numerous participants and guests of 2017 Asian Games.

Having highlighted that improvement of living conditions of the population is a priority target of the time, the Leader of the Nation noted the necessity of increasing of the rates of construction works in Ashgabat and efficient operation of new facilities including road infrastructure as well as support of normal environmental condition.

The capital is our national pride and our joint work, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov said, having mentioned that the main city of the country would become more beautiful day by day only by joint efforts. It will determine the improvement of the authority of Ashgabat in the world arena and its recognition as one of the most beautiful and comfortable cities of the world, the Head of the State said at the end of his working tour.

Source: Turkmenistan: the Golden Age Online Newspaper