However, the government begins to suspect what’s really going on.
The Turkmen President believes that the country’s market is saturated with agricultural products. But the queue for the eggs, flour and sunflower oil tell a different story. About it writes portal Eurasianet.org.
It is time to do something
At a recent government meeting, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov said that the private sector is growing. And he not only helped “to satisfy the domestic market high quality agricultural products,” but also strengthened the country’s export potential. And then
demanded to seek new markets for the sale of surplus food. Of course, abroad
In the meantime continue to receive news about the food shortages in the country.
However, the deficit was mainly in the state shops, private traders, the food is – but much more expensive.
However, some initiatives indicate that
the government understands can not last long
On 21 October, Azerbaijani news Agency Trend reported on attempts to slightly relax the rules for the use of agricultural land.
Farmland is available for long term rent. 70% of land should be reserved for wheat, cotton and other crops, sequestered under state production quotas. The rest of the land farmers may use for any other crops.
Any surplus state-approved crops, the producer may either sell to the government at fixed prices, or to keep.
This cautious transition to a market mechanism is carried out with the explicit intention to improve performance. A presidential decree, reported by the Trend, it was approved the allocation of land. This means that
the results of the initiative will have to wait a long time
At whose expense is the Banquet — is not yet clear
The implementation of the gas pipeline project Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) seem to have moved from a dead point.
CEO coordinated Turkmenistan TAPI Pipeline Corporation Murad Amanov went yesterday in Islamabad
with the proposal of the Pakistani government guarantees for the project
Located in Karachi The News International, citing its sources reported that Turkmen has pledged to include provisions
providing for the payment to Pakistan in the event of a supply disruption due to unrest in Afghanistan
News site notes that the Ashgabat also expressed its willingness to negotiate the order of gas pricing.
Xinhua news Agency announced the formation of the Afghan military force which will provide security for the TAPI. Chinese state news Agency said that
a detachment of 700 people have already started performance of duty
Afghanistan was supposed to start construction of its section of TAPI in February 2018, but little progress, it seems, is not observed. The emergence of the armed forces may change the situation,
although it is not entirely clear who will pay for this