A Hyakimlik (Mayor's Office) of a new modern city – the Administrative Center of the Akhal Region was established in Turkmenistan. The corresponding Resolution "in order to further improve the management of the Ahal Region" was signed by President Serdar Berdimuhamedov today, the Information Program "Watan" of the Turkmen Television reported.
To recap, at the moment, the Administrative Center of the Ahal Region is the city of Annau, located 10 kilometers east of Ashgabat. The construction of a new Center of the Region, which would be equal to Ashgabat, became known in October 2018. The construction of the country's first "smart city" worth 1.5 billion US dollars was launched in April 2019. It is under construction in the heart of the country, 30 kilometers southwest of the Turkmen capital.
The new Administrative Center will have smart residential buildings monitored via a smartphone, squares with a flagpole, buildings of the City Administration and other institutions, as well as the Rukhyet Palace, the Regional Department of Education and Culture, a Drama Theater, a library, an Infectious Diseases Clinic, a museum, the Higher International School of Horse Breeding and the Scientific and Production Center of Horse Breeding.
Earlier it was reported that the construction of the first stage of the Administrative Center of Ahal should be completed in December of this year – by the Day of Neutrality of Turkmenistan.