President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov held a digital video conference on the development of the country’s transport and communications complex on Saturday.
During the meeting, the Chairman of the Türkmenawtoulaglary (Turkmen Motor Transport) Agency Guvanchmyrat Akmammedov reported on the results of the agency’s work over the past year and on plans for the current year, TDH news agency reports.
During the period, the plan for the transportation of cargo was fulfilled by 104.5%. The plan for passenger traffic was fulfilled by 100.1%.
In order to increase passenger traffic and improve the quality of services, the Head of State instructed Akmammedov to continue the work on the purchase of medium and small buses installed with cashless payment systems and GPS/GLONASS system, just like in passenger taxis and trucks, to widely introduce internet services and the sale of travel cards.
In order to provide high-quality services to passengers of city and suburban buses, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov demanded to ensure timely commissioning of modern bus stations that are under construction in Balkan, Dashoguz, Lebap and Mary velayats.
In October of last year, Ashgabat hosted the opening of the Complex of Motor Transport Enterprises and the Training Center of the Association of Driving Schools.The complex, constructed by Weli Gurluşyk Private Enterprise by order of the Türkmenawtoulaglary Agency, covers an area of over 600 thousand square meters.