Kerki

Kerki

 

a city and center of Kerki Raion, Chardzhou Oblast, Turkmen SSR. Located on the left bank of the Amu Darya River; on the right bank is the landing and railroad station of Kerkichi (on the Kagan-Dushanbe line). Population, 14,300 (1972). Kerki has cotton-ginning, building materials, and mechanical repair plants and a dairy-creamery. There is a meatpacking plant, a mechanized bakery, and a carpet factory. The city also has a fishery enterprise and a teacher-training school. Kerki has been known since the tenth century; it became a city in 1925. The V. I. Lenin Karakum Canal begins near Kerki.

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It is worth mentioning that Turkmen specialists commissioned a railway line from the Turkmen city of Kerki to Afghanistan's Aqina in 2016.
Government of Turkmenistan plans to purchase additional tanks for gasoline and diesel fuel storage at the Kenar enterprise and the Seidin oil refinery in Kerki town, Deputy Prime Minister of Turkmenistan for fuel and energy complex Myratgeldi Meredov said.
The National News Agency said a coroner found that Karima Yehia Kerki, 82, died of natural causes in the Wadi Jarmak area of the Jezzine district.
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The military defense was strengthened in Turkmen city of Atamurat, known as Kerki, where the increasing number of people in military uniforms is seen lately, according to the Alternative Turkmenistan News.
Prince Faisal bin Al Hussain, Prime Minister Fayez Al Tarawneh, Hashemite Royal Court chief Riyadh Abu Kerki, Foreign Minister Nasser Joudah, senior officials and ambassadors of both countries were present.
The session of talks was attended by Prince Faial bin Al-Hussain, Prime Minister Fayez Al-Tarawneh, Hashemite Royal Court Chief Riyadh Abu Kerki, Foreign Minister Nasser Joudah, King Abdulla's Office director Emad Fakhouri, Royal Advisor for tribal affairs Fawaz Al-Zubn Abdulla, Royal Advisor Abdulla Warikat, Joint Chief of Staff General Mohammed Al-Zubn, Public Security director General Hussain Hazaa Al-Majali, General Intelligence Department director Faisal Al-Shubaki, National Guard director Major-General Tawfiq Al-Tawalbah and Jordanian Ambassador to Manama Mohammed Siraj.
keke 'adze' (UTIL 4: 541 (30)) < *kerke < T kerki (Clauson 1972: 741).
It starts on the upper Amu Dar'ya near the city of Kerki (Turkmenistan) and runs 746 mi (1,200 km) west.
Construction of an airport in the Kerki town of Turkmenistan's Lebap province will begin in May, Trend reports referring to the "Neutral Turkmenistan" newspaper.
An airport will be built in Kerki town of Lebap region, which can service 100 passengers per hour.
Atamurat, her son, has confirmed that the widespread information about his mother's death is false and stressed that she currently lives in good health in the Lebap velayat, the etrap of Kerki.