The program “Reducing seismic risk in seismically hazardous areas of Turkmenistan” was approved

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov signed a decree approving the program "Reducing seismic risk in seismically hazardous areas of Turkmenistan" and an action plan for its implementation.

In accordance with the document, the Ministry of Defense of Turkmenistan, the Academy of Sciences, other relevant ministries and sectoral departments are ordered to ensure the implementation of the above program.

According to the decree of the head of state, it was adopted in order to ensure safe social, economic, and environmental conditions for the population living in seismically hazardous areas of the country, determine and record the level of seismic hazard, as well as reduce the impact of potentially possible earthquakes.

Source: Turkmenistan.ru