The XXIII International Universal Exhibition “White City of Ashgabat”, timed to coincide with tCity y, has started in the Expocentre of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Turkmenistan. The show is held on May 24-25.

More than 160 Turkmen and foreign companies, state institutions, private enterprises and business structures present their developments and achievements in the fields of construction, architecture, design, urban planning, “green” technologies, and other areas that shape the image of modern Ashgabat.

As President Serdar Berdimuhamedov noted in his address, the exhibition clearly demonstrates the successes of the Turkmen capital in urban development, its potential for further development and priority areas of international cooperation.

The opening ceremony was attended by the Chairman of the Mejlis, members of the Government, heads of ministries and sectoral agencies, diplomatic corps, representatives of the public, mass media, residents and guests of Ashgabat.

The exposition illustrates the results of the state urban development policy. The transformations cover construction, architecture, industry, transportation, communication, finance, education, health care, culture, tourism and sports.

Along with industrial goods, products, products of applied art, large “green” investment projects for the creation of environmentally friendly urban systems, energy-saving technologies and projects of structures for the preservation of a favorable urban environment are presented. A significant part of the exposition is occupied by automated control systems of engineering communications.