On 9 January the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov flew around Ashgabat in a helicopter and familiarized himself with the progress of Ashgabat’s urban development.
“The head of state instructed that modern shopping and entertainment centres be built in the new residential districts, where all the necessary conveniences and facilities for shoppers and vendors will be envisaged. The president also highlighted that conditions for the convenience and comfortable pastime of both adults and young visitors must be ensured in the shopping and entertainment centres”,— the state information agency TDH reports.
The news outlet also reports that Berdymukhammedov “emphasized that the Ashgabat shopping and entertainment complex “Berkarar” meets international standards in all aspects and enjoys huge popularity among city residents and visitors, and instructed to thoughtfully and thoroughly approach the establishment of such a retail chain”.
It should be highlighted that the President spent time with his grandchildren in this shopping centre, and they had a good time on amusement rides.