Turkmen president reprimands energy minister
Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, Nov. 9 / Trend , H.Hasanov/
Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov reprimanded Turkmen Energy and Industry Minister Yarmukhamed Orazgulyev today. He criticized the government's weakening control over agencies and enterprises subordinate to the ministry.
The Turkmen leader noted that some agency and enterprise heads are "irresponsible."
Turkmenistan's energy capacity exceeds domestic demands. Turkey, Iran and Afghanistan are major buyers of Turkmen energy.