Monday, September 24, 2007

News from Turkmenistan -ترکمنستاندان خبر

What Can Turkmenistan Offer Investors Apart From Gas?
September 22, 2007 (RFE/RL) -- In the former Soviet Union, Turkmenistan was famed for its delicious melons that were sold throughout the USSR. Nowadays, this Central Asian nation is known above all for its vast hydrocarbon resources. But what else is known about the Turkmen economy? The question is especially relevant now as Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov makes his first visit to the United States to meet foreign officials at the United Nations and American business executives.
Berdymukhammedov is due to make his first speech at the UN General Assembly session in New York on September 26. He is also expected to meet U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. ...