Turkmenistan carries out active work to create automated electronic databases and to attract authorized entrepreneurs private enterprises in this area.
In accordance with the Law of Turkmenistan on Licensing Certain Types of Activities, the editorial office of Business Turkmenistan online publication received a license, issued by Türkmenaragatnaşyk (Turkmen Communications) Agency, to carry out activities in Turkmenistan in the field of communications, including the preparation and publication of news, as well as practical programming.
BT is among the Alexa's list of top 10 most popular websites in Turkmenistan and ranks first among the websites hosted on the Türkmentelekom’s server. Local and foreign media, official websites of government entities and international organizations consistently refer to the publications of the news outlet.
Licenses in Turkmenistan are issued separately for each licensed type of activity by relevant state body. The Law of Turkmenistan on Licensing Certain Types of Activities came into force in 2008, while the new edition of the law was adopted on November 30 last year.