From now on, residents of Ashgabat can make payments for drinking water through cell phones, the Internet or payment terminals. This was announced at a meeting of the Government of Turkmenistan by Deputy Prime Minister for Construction, Energy and Public Utilities Charymyrat Purchekov.
This became possible after, within the framework of the implementation of the Concept of the development of the digital economy and the tasks of transferring to the digital system of services and payments for water use, a clearing center was created when Ashgabatagyzsuv was combined, where information about users was placed in electronic form, indicators of water consumption and payment.
Digital, computer systems included in the network infrastructure are an important factor in the progress of the state and society, a way to increase the efficiency of development of various segments of the national economy, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov said.
It is important to keep the focus on improving the quality of life of Turkmen citizens, rational water use in the capital and provinces, including through the reconstruction and modernization of drinking water production plants, the introduction of advanced technologies, the leader of the nation said, addressing specific instructions to the deputy prime minister.