Turkmenistan to hold tenders for construction of industrial facilities
ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan, Feb. 21
By Huseyn Hasanov – Trend:
A plan for construction of industrial and production facilities in 2020-2023 has been approved in Turkmenistan, Trend reports with reference to a published presidential decree.
The Turkmen Ministry of Industry and Construction has been instructed to hold international tenders for the selection of contractors for the construction of these facilities and ensure the completion of their construction on time.
The plan is aimed at forming processing industrial capacities, building import-substituting plants and improving their structure, as well as creation of new jobs.
Turkmen Deputy Prime Minister Shamuhammet Durdylyev said at a government meeting that in order to increase (to 1 million tons of products per year) the capacities of the Baherden and Lebap cement plants, launch of their second phase is planned.
There are plans to build a plant for the production of ceramic tiles and sanitary ware in the Baherden district of the Ahal province, an enterprise producing 100 tons of glass products per day in the Gokdepe district, and a ceramic dish factory in Dashoguz city in Turkmenistan.
Also, there are plans to build a facility for the production of reinforcing bars with capacity of 150,000 tons per year.
Berdimuhamedov drew attention to the fact that it is necessary to create modern enterprises specializing in the processing of the richest natural resources, expand the varieties of building materials that are not inferior in their characteristics to foreign analogues.
The Turkmen head of state noted the importance of attracting the capabilities of the private sector of the economy for these purposes.