Interim head of Turkmenistan's State Committee for Water Resources appointed
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Sept. 24
By Huseyn Hasanov – Trend:
The temporary duties of the chairman of the State Committee for Water Resources of Turkmenistan have been entrusted to Joshmyrat Sedekov, Trend reports referring to the relevant decree signed by the country's president.
The former head of the committee, Annageldi Yazmyradov, has been temporarily relieved of this post, another decree read.
Turkmenistan borders Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran and Afghanistan and uses water resources coming in accordance with agreed quotas from four trans-boundary rivers, namely the Amu Darya, Tejen, Atrek and Murgab rivers. The Amu Darya River accounts for almost 90 percent of the total water supply in Turkmenistan.