Today, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, with the participation of some Deputy Chairmen of the Cabinet of Ministers, made a working trip around the capital, familiarizing himself with the construction of the Congress Center, the fashionable “Arkadag” hotel and the Government Stand, the construction of which was entrusted to the French company “Bouygues Batiment International”. All these facilities, which are planned to be commissioned by the 30th anniversary of Turkmenistan's independence, are being built along Chandybil Avenue in the southern part of Ashgabat.
Having familiarized himself with the projects of the exterior and interior decoration of the Congress Center, where it is planned to organize international forums, the Turkmen leader ordered to ensure the high quality of the ongoing work, their compliance with the standards of world urban planning and the traditions of national architecture.
The head of state pointed out the importance of creating all conditions for the planned meetings and high-level meetings, which will contribute to increasing the authority of Turkmenistan in the world arena.
Then the leader of the nation proceeded to the newly erected fashionable hotel “Arkadag”. After reviewing the state of affairs at the facility, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov emphasized that according to all criteria - from the quality of construction to finishing - this building must meet high international standards.
The leader of the nation noted that all measures should be taken to ensure that the construction meets high quality standards and was completed on schedule.
It was emphasized that a bright national flavor should be present in the external and internal design of the building, the design of the interiors of hotel rooms, which would provide foreign guests with an excellent opportunity to get acquainted with the rich original culture of the Turkmen people.
The conditions for comfortable living and recreation created in the hotel complex must fully comply with the age-old traditions of oriental hospitality, the head of state emphasized, giving specific orders.
It was also noted the need to effectively use the capabilities of the hotel, the construction of which is at the final stage, during various events, including international meetings and high-level negotiations.
The leader of the nation stressed that in the future, when designing social facilities, especially the hotel profile, it is necessary to provide conditions for organizing international events, addressing specific instructions to the relevant leaders.
As President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov said, special attention should be paid to the environmental aspect, the creation of forest zones here, landscaping and improvement of the area adjacent to the hotel, which is the main requirement for facilities of this profile.
Then President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov went to the construction site of the Government Tribune, which is located in the foothills of the Kopetdag Mountains. The object is impressive for its size. The building with an area of more than 20 thousand square meters, is being built according to the method of palace construction in the East and includes a rostrum for guests for 2 thousand seats.
A platform is paved in front of the tribune, where parades and large-scale celebrations will take place, including on the occasion of the celebration of the Independence Day of Turkmenistan.
Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers Sh.Durdylyev reported on the progress of construction and improvement of the Government Tribune.
After hearing the report, the head of state, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, addressed a number of specific instructions to the Deputy Prime Minister, ordering to ensure the high quality of construction and its completion in a strictly scheduled time frame.
Then Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, Secretary of the State Security Council Ch. Amanov reported on measures to organize a solemn parade of servicemen here at a high level.
When preparing military parades, the leader of the nation instructed to provide all conditions for the organized passage of modern specialized equipment across the square in front of the Government Tribune, demonstrating the strength and power of the National Army, its modern equipment.
Also, everything necessary for the performance of horses, which are the national pride of our people, should be provided here. The Ahalteke horse occupies a worthy place in history, faithfully serving many generations of Turkmen horsemen, for whom the horse was both a faithful companion and a friend, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov said, instructing to create conditions for the unique Ahalteke horses to appear before numerous guests in all their glory.
Vice Prime Minister M. Mammedova reported on the work on preparation for a worthy meeting of the upcoming glorious anniversary this year - the 30th anniversary of the independence of Turkmenistan, in particular, relevant cultural events.
Emphasizing the importance of holding all the planned festive celebrations at a high level, the head of state said that here, along with parades, it is necessary to provide for the creation of conditions for organizing large-scale cultural events.
The festivities should be held at a modern level, in accordance with the spirit of the Turkmen people, its traditions, which constitute the richest national heritage. It is necessary to provide for night lighting, festive illumination, the use of advanced technologies, the leader of the nation noted, addressing the Deputy Prime Minister with specific instructions.
Taking into account the great importance attached to the upcoming celebration of the 30th anniversary of the sacred independence, the head of state ordered to prepare in the most responsible way for the solemn ceremony of opening the Government Tribune.
The leader of the nation drew the contractor's attention to the need to ensure high quality construction and commissioning of the facility on time. At the same time, instructions were given to use the traditions of national architecture, the compliance of the works with the requirements.
Summing up the results of the working trip around the city, the President of Turkmenistan stressed that all future new buildings should harmoniously fit into the magnificent architectural ensemble of this part of the capital with a unique natural landscape - a picturesque mountainous area.
Also, when erecting new buildings and structures, it is necessary to provide for their intended purpose and operation, thinking over and creating an integrated social, engineering and technical and developed transport and communication infrastructure, the head of state emphasized, giving specific instructions to the relevant leaders, reports the State News Agency of Turkmenistan.