The opening ceremony of the Turkmen carpet weaving enterprise in Ashgabat took place on Tuesday.
According to TDH news agency’s report, the opening ceremony of the new building was attended by the heads and representatives of the Türkmenhaly (Turkmen Carpets) State Association, the Hyakimlik (Administration) of the capital, public organizations and media. Performances of singers and dancers supported the festive atmosphere of the ceremony.
The total area of the new two-storey building of the enterprise, built by the Ruhabatgurluşyk trust, is 5,000 square meters. The complex includes a production building, storage facilities for raw materials and finished products, a number of engineering and technical infrastructure.
The new enterprise, as other carpet factories of the association, will produce classic samples of Turkmen carpets with traditional ornaments, carpet portraits and souvenirs. The commissioning of the new enterprise created 200 jobs.
Türkmenhaly State Association includes 8 enterprises for the production of traditional Turkmen carpets and these enterprises in turn contain over 100 carpet making sites and workshops located in all velayats of Turkmenistan. These enterprises employ more than 5 thousand carpet-weavers.