Turkmenistan spends over $5B on construction in 2016
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Dec. 27
By Huseyn Hasanov – Trend:
Turkmenistan commissioned 202 facilities with a total worth of over $5 billion in 2016, the Neutral Turkmenistan newspaper reported Dec. 27.
They include the Ashgabat International Airport, the first phase of the Asian International Railway Corridor (Turkmenistan-Afghanistan), a high-capacity power plant in the country’s Lebap region, a building complex of the University of Engineering Technologies of Turkmenistan named after Oguz Khan and other facilities.
Also, residential buildings with a total area of over 1,700,000 square meters, numerous schools and pre-school institutions, healthcare facilities as well as hotels in the Avaza National Tourist Zone were built in 2016.