Academy of sciences of Turkmenistan and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Turkmenistan invite you to take part in the International exhibition and scientific conference «Science, technique and innovation technologies in the Great Revival epoch», devoted to the Science Day celebrated annually in June.
ASHGABAT – Turkmenistan will mark Racehorse Day April 22-24 to honour the Akhal-Teke, a horse considered a national symbol.
Hosted by “Wild Frontiers”
Wild Frontiers’ Jonny Bealby, author of ‘Silk Dreams, Troubled Road’ and Marc Leaderman, who has travelled throughout Central Asia
over the past 12 years, will be hosting a presentation evening at the Grand Connaught Rooms on 12th April at 7pm.
Together they will offer an insight into not only all the wonders of the ancient Silk Road, but the unique cultures that have survived and
flourished for 1000s of years in one of the most remote corners of the world.
The diverse countries of Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, will be included in the presentation.
Along with the fun and informative presentation, you will have the opportunity to win a £250 Wild Frontiers’ voucher to put towards your
next trip, plus a Central Asia guide and travel books.
When: Tuesday, 12 April 2011
Where: Grand Connaught Rooms, Cambria Suite
61 -65 Great Queen Street, London WC2B 5DA
Time: 6:30pm for 7pm presentation
If you would like to reserve a place to the talk please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Entry: £5 on the door
A cash bar will be available on the evening
British expertise will be hosting a meeting on Monday 4 April at 1530 on Turkmenistan: economic liberalisation and emerging opportunities for participation by overseas companies and investors. Our guest speaker will be Neil McKain Head of the Resident Office for EBRD in Turkmenistan.
Turkmenistan plans to build three new oil refineries as well as boost capacity at its two existing plants by 2030. The investments are being made to accommodate a projected threefold increase in crude refining according to government sources.
The Central Eurasia Project, a regional initiative of the Open Society Foundations, aims to promote social progress and human rights in the South Caucasus, Central Asia, and Mongolia by developing programs and international campaigns that use policy research and advocacy to shape debates on significant economic, political, social, and security challenges facing the region. The Central Eurasia Project uses grantmaking to international and regional NGOs, academic institutions, think tanks and other structures to support their work, help build local capacity, bring international expertise to bear on the region and promote cooperation between local activists and international civic movements.
SHGABAT – Only Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan will represent Central Asia in the second round of men’s Olympic football qualifiers, as the first round ended March 9.
ASHGABAT – Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov has urged the government to ensure that government officials and pupils alike acquire basic PC user skills.
A cultural centre with the Internet cafe, cinema and art studios built by specialists of the Turkmennebitgazgurlushik State Concern was opened in Gypjak settlement in Ruhabat Etrap, Ahal Velayat during the first days of the new 2011 year – the year of the 20th anniversary of Turkmenistan independence.
ASTANA — Kazakhstan plans to open a free economic zone on its border with Turkmenistan after completing a railway linking its west to Turkmenistan, newskaz.ru reported January 11, quoting Kazakhstani Prime Minister Karim Masimov.
Completion of the railway (146km in Kazakhstan; 470km in Turkmenistan) is planned for December 2011.
From : http://centralasiaonline.com