Turkmenistan resumes operation of number of trade facilities
BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 3
By Jeila Aliyeva - Trend:
The work of three major trade facilities and one training center has resumed in the Lebap region of Turkmenistan, Trend reports with reference to Turkmenportal information portal.
In particular, the regional shopping market, the Lebap shopping and entertainment center and the Kerki market have resumed their work.
Also, the activity of Rovach educational center was restored in the region.
The activities of the above-mentioned facilities have resumed since the beginning of March.
In connection with preventive measures related to the coronavirus pandemic, since last year, the country began to restrict the activities of a number of enterprises and transport.
Earlier, WHO/Europe experts worked in Turkmenistan at the request of the government, to support Turkmenistan in the aspects of preparedness and response to COVID-19.
In addition, Turkmenistan is working with UN agencies to develop a third national plan that covers the humanitarian component of the country's measures to combat COVID-19.
To date, Turkmenistan has reported no coronavirus cases.
The outbreak in the Chinese city of Wuhan - which is an international transport hub - began at a fish market in late December 2019.
The World Health Organization (WHO) on March 11 declared COVID-19 a pandemic. Some sources claim the coronavirus outbreak started as early as November 2019.
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