The President of Turkmenistan outlines the vectors of integrated development of Ashgabat and the necessity of construction of the highways

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov made working trip around the capital including look around from the helicopter. During the trip, the Head of the State has inspected practical realization of the programmes for the development of social infrastructure and urban planning of the city and for the construction of living.

Turkmen leader has also reviewed the projects of new big facility, fashionable hotel with business centre, and has given instructions for the construction of another high-class hotel with congress hall.

Making the flight around Ashgabat, the President of Turkmenistan focused the attention on the importance of integrated approach to the construction and other works in the capital taking care of its ecological condition. In this regard, the improvement of entire urban infrastructure and expansion of green zones are necessary conditions.

Turkmen leader inspected the situation in Ashgabat from paying special attention to the construction of social facilities, modernization of road and transport network and flyovers. President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov also flew around the territory allocated for the realization of the projects of the 16th phase of urban construction of Ashgabat.

Having mentioned that large transformation expanded in the main city of the country bring positive results. The President of Turkmenistan addressed the Hyakim with number of the assignments for the provision of high quality of construction works.

The Head of the State highlighted the necessity of accountable approach to the solution of all issues of the next phase of urban construction of the capital including the planning of the streets and roads and allocation of social facilities. The President noted that location of public transport stops, comfortable underground and flyover pedestrian crossings meeting the standards of modern urban environment have to be thought over thoroughly together with construction of high comfort living houses.

Specific programme is elaborated by the initiative of the Head of the State for the main directions of the next phase of urban construction and development of Ashgabat. Owing to advanced solutions in urban construction sphere and elements of national decoration used in architecture and design, the appearance of Turkmen capital acquires special attractiveness and unique colours.

Recently, Ashgabat expanded its borders significantly; big complex of the facilities built under the 15th phase of urban construction of the capital has been put into exploitation. At present time, preparation work on the projects of the 16th phase, which was reported by the Head of the capital administration, is carried out.

Having made special mention of social aspect, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov highlighted again that comprehensive care of people, provision of all conditions for comfort living and creative work have to be the top priority of the realization of the concept of the capital development including the construction of living.

Continuing the subject, the Head of the State also requested to build modern shopping and entertainment centres with all conditions for the comfort of the customers and work of sales personnel as well as with funny and interesting time of young visitors and expansion of their outlook.

After, the helicopter of the President headed the north of Ashgabat. At present, the construction of modern living houses undergoes rapidly in Choganly living estate. The construction of the houses for 1152 families has been completed. Taking into account that 284 similar facilities have been completed in Choganly earlier, total number of such houses is 1536.

This is another evidence of successful implementation of the concept of integrated development of the capital where special importance is given to social aspect.

Looking around northern part of the city from the helicopter, Head of the State Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov inspected the works on glass factory, important industrial facility, which production is highly demanded in construction industry. After, the helicopter of the President went to the north � western part of Ashgabat.

The construction of modern living complexes Tyaze Zaman and Tyaze Oba was started there by the initiative of the President of Turkmenistan and aimed at the improvement of living and social condition of the citizens. Straight streets and beautiful houses please the eyes. All necessary conditions for comfort life of people and relative infrastructure were made there.

Final phase of construction of administration building of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs is carried out in the north of the capital on G. Kuliyev Street near Karakum River.

During the flight, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov pointed at the necessity to pay utmost attention to making of green zones, planning of sport and children playgrounds, provision of favourable conditions for the rest of people together with the construction of living houses and other facilities and gave number of specific assignments to the Hyakim on this account.

Having mentioned that capital shopping and entertainment centre Berkarar meets international standards by all parameters and is very popular among the citizens and guests, the Head of the State requested to approach the objectives of the network of similar centres in details.

After, the President of Turkmenistan inspected the course of works in Keshy living complex and construction of shopping centres under the 15th phase of Ashgabat construction. In this context, the President noted that all conditions for the comfort and good time spending of adults and children have to be stipulated in new shopping and entertainment centres.

Continuing the flight, the Head of the State inspected the construction of the Trade centre next to the Technology Centre.

The construction of Burn Unit near the capital Immediate Medical Care Centre was the subject of special attention of the President of Turkmenistan. Having noted the necessity of permanent control of the construction of medical facilities on high quality level, their provision with new technologies, Head of the State Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov gave relative instructions. The Hyakim also received specific directions concerning the planning and greening of adjoining territories.

Having highlighted that steadfast improvement of level and quality of life of the population are the key priorities of large urban construction programme in Ashgabat, the Leader of the Nation addressed the Head of the capital administration with number of orders on this account.

The President of Turkmenistan required continuing the construction of social and cultural facilities, which are to merge harmonically architectural ensemble of the capital, having noted that all works have to meet high status of the main city of the country.

The issues of integrated development of Ashgabat, steadfast modernization of entire urban infrastructure, creation of the most favourable conditions for life of people are always under attention of the Head of the State who systematically makes personal inspections of the construction of social facilities in the capital. President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov highlights that correspondence of construction works in the capital with modern requirements and standards including the quality, aesthetic and environment and innovative long perspective approach are the main criteria.

After, the Hyakim of Ashgabat reported on the construction of new hotel with business centre that is represented by the complex of profile facilities. The Head of the State looked around the location of new construction, which is planned to be on the intersection of A. Niyazov and Hoja Ahmet Yasavy Streets next to the International Airport of the capital. The location of hotel will make maximum comfort for the guests of Ashgabat to check in to the hotel next to the airport right after the arrival.

The projects allowing getting visual impression of new hotel were presented to the attention of the President.

The hotel will be located on 6.9 hectares and will have 9 storeys. It will have 90 rooms as well as shopping centre, restaurants and halls for wedding and other ceremonies and offices.

It is remarkable that architectural image and design of the complex will reflect the image of unique natural place of Turkmenistan, the grandiose Karakum Desert and its unique landscapes.

Having studied the project, the Head of the State expressed number of remarks and made relative corrections, having also noted that taking into account geographic location of our country, which territory had and at present time has important international routes reflected in the slogan of 2018 Turkmenistan � the Heart of the Silk Road, it would be reasonable to name the hotel Garagum.

Speaking of this, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov highlighted that new original complex, which will be seen from the International airport of the capital, has to be provided with most modern equipment.

The hotel, which design and colour including gold colour of windows match its name, is to be visual symbol of the triumph of primordial traditions of hospitality that Turkmen people are famous for. The President noted that it is also necessary develop special cultural programme including familiarization tours around the sightseeing of the capital for the tourists and foreign guests coming to our country.

In addition, the Head of the State ordered to provide responsible approach to the solution of the objectives for the planning of the roads coming to new complex and adjoining territories.

Having pointed the attention that future hotel has to merge harmonically into the city landscape and architectural ensemble of this part of the capital, the President of Turkmenistan gave specific assignments to the Hyakim including on the greens and shrubs planting of this part of the city.

In this regard, it is worth mentioning that this project was registered by the patent issued by the State Service of Intellectual Property of the Ministry of Finances and Economy. As is known, previously President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov requested to provide thorough elaboration of the subject of protection of the copyrights on architectural, urban construction and garden and parking arts items.

After, Hyakim of Ashgabat Sh. Durdiliyev reported on the construction of another fashionable hotel that is planned to be built in picturesque Kopetdag foothills.

The President noted that recently, number of tourists, travellers and representatives of business circles coming to Ashgabat, which is considered as a pearl of Asia, is growing. This stipulates the appropriateness of the construction of high-class hotels as well as the complexes for international forums and other big events in Ashgabat. In this context, the President of Turkmenistan addressed the Hyakim of the city with number of assignments related with the construction of modern business centre for organization of different level conferences, congresses, etc.

Having requested to provide efficient character of works, the Head of the State noted that organic combination of the best traditions of national architecture and advanced practice in this sphere is to be considered during the construction of new facilities, having pointed at the importance of strict control of the solution of related issues including timely completion of construction.

The President also instructed to take necessary measures together with relative structures for the demolition of old buildings of the ministries and departments in the capital and construction of modern offices on these places.

Taking into account favourable geographic position of Turkmenistan located at strategic crossroad of the Silk Road that nowadays is restored in new quality, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov highlighted the importance of international transport and transit corridors as integral part of efficient cooperation and that construction of modern high speed roads is very important in our country.

Speaking of the construction of Turkmenabat � Turkmenbashy highway that is to meet highest international standards, the Head of the state proposed to name this route from Amul to Hazar as The Great Silk Road.

This initiative is the actual result of practical realization of the Resolutions on Role of Transport and Transit Corridors in Provision of International Cooperation for the Goals of Sustainable Development and on Toward Comprehensive Cooperation between all Modes of Transport for the Support of the Establishment of Stable Multimodal Transit Corridors adopted by the UN General Assembly by Turkmenistan initiative in December 2014 and 2015 accordingly, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov noted.

Having completed working tour around the capital and summarizing its outcomes, the Head of the State noted the importance of rapid implementation of integrated urban construction programme that is to turn Ashgabat into one of the most beautiful and comfort cities of the world.

Source: State News Agency of Turkmenistan