President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov on Friday took part in the opening ceremony of the modern Bagabat sanatorium, built in Ahal velayat’s Ak Bugday etrap, TDH news agency reports.
Along with the new treatment and prophylactic center, a modern road leading to it was also commissioned. In the center of one of the crossroads on the way to the sanatorium appeared a Saglyk stele, which embodies the creation of conditions for strengthening and preserving the health of the people as a priority of state policy.
Within the framework of the Saglyk (Health) State Program and other comprehensive socio-economic programs in the Turkmen capital and regions of the country, new medical, sanatorium and tourist facilities are being commissioned, according to the report.
The new treatment center is located in the picturesque Bagabat valley near Ashgabat, 16 km from Anew city.
The sanatorium, erected by members of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan, is a modern complex that meets high international standards and is designed to accommodate 200 people.
The sanatorium includes a department of balneotherapy, water and mud therapy, a consultative and diagnostic department, a department of physiotherapy, and a spa department. The sanatorium consists of two three-storey buildings, each of which is designed for 25 single, 35 double and 5 lux suites.
The complex also has sports grounds for football, basketball, tennis, billiard, a children's sports ground and a cafe.
At the beginning of this week, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov signed the Resolution on approving the National Program for the Development of Sanatorium System for 2021-2025, which also includes an Action Plan for the implementation of the program.