Construction of new facility of Turkmen carpet weaving enterprise in Ahal velayat’s Baherden etrap is at its final stages, Turkmenistan newspaper reported on Thursday.
Following its commissioning, the enterprise is expected to employ around 150 women, according to the report.
Aşgabatdemirbeton enterprise carries out the construction of the facility, covering one hectares of land. The construction company will also build related buildings of the enterprise nearby.
The new facility’s construction started in October 2018.
Modern carpet enterprises will soon also open in Baherden etrap of Ahal velayat, Gubadag etrap of Dashoguz velayat, Bayramali etrap of Mary velayat and Halach etrap of Lebap velayat.
Türkmenhaly State Association is the main supplier of renowned Turkmen handmade pure-wool carpets from Turkmenistan to the global markets. The association includes eight enterprises for the production of traditional Turkmen carpets and these enterprises in turn contain over 100 carpet weaving sites and workshops located in all velayats of Turkmenistan. These enterprises employ more than 5,000 carpet-weavers.