Turkmenistan will reconstruct the Serdar cotton-spinning factory in its northern province of Dashoguz and modernize its production machinery.
Chary Gylyjov, the Deputy Chairman of the Turkmen Government, overseeing the country’s trade and textile complex, reported to President Serdar Berdimuhamedov on the factory’s reconstruction during the off-site cabinet meeting in Dashoguz province on Thursday.
Gylyjov said the Ministry of Textile Industry held an international tender to this end and studied the received proposals, the country’s official media reports.
The reconstruction and new equipment of the factory will result in the increase of its production capacity, improvement of the quality of its products, increase of exports and creation of new jobs, according to the Vice-Premier.
Following the report, the Head of State instructed to analyze the proposals in detail, addressing a number of instructions.
Serdar mill is one of the first cotton-spinning enterprises of the domestic textile industry, built during the years of the country's Independence.
The enterprise employs 187 people and its products are exported to countries such as Russia, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and Kazakhstan.