Cotton growers of the Ahal, Lebap
and Mary provinces will start sowing on this day, and the northern Dashoguz province will join on March 28.
Two seminars will bring together some 60 judges, prosecutors, advocates and representatives of law enforcement agencies and state institutions from the Balkan, Dashoguz, Lebap
and Mary provinces of Turkmenistan.
Subsequently, similar cottages schemes were opened in other provinces: Bagtiyar Zaman, June 2016, Dashoguz province; Berkarar Zaman, July 2016, Lebap
province; and Dovletly Zaman, July 2016, Mary province.
Speaking about the project significance in the context of the social and economic development of the regions, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov noted that due to putting the new complex into operation, more than 1600 new jobs had been created and the living standards of people in Lebap
Velayat would be increased.
President Berdymukhammedov in June 2010 announced a major gas find at Agayri in Hojambaz of Lebap
province, with reserves then put at 73 BCM.
The 400 MW Zerger plant will be built in Lebap
province of Turkmenistan, approximately 600 kilometer northeast of Ashgabat.
Three gas turbine power plants are under construction in Turkmenistan's Lebap
and Mary provinces.
Turkmenistan is divided into 5 provinces Ahal, Balkan, Dashoguz, Lebap
The Centre already has experience in training Afghan Customs officers and Border Police in Lebap
Velayat province, eastern Turkmenistan.
In June, Tadjikistan's Imomali Rahmon and Afghanistan's Hamid Karzai attended a ceremony in Lebap
Province in eastern Turkmenistan marking the start of construction on a Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Tajikistan rail-way line by-passing Uzbekistan.
Cotton fields are located in four provinces of Turkmenistan -Mary Province (165000 hectares) the Akhal and Lebap
provinces (120000 hectares each) and the Dashoguz Province (140000 hectares).
The government also sentenced an unspecified number of traffickers to nine years' imprisonment in two separate cases in the city of Turkmenabat in Lebap
province, also for sex trafficking.