With the participation of the head of Turkmenistan the inauguration of the Congress Center and Reception Center built by Bouygues (France) along Chandybil Avenue in Ashgabat took place. The participants of the ceremony were deputy chairmen of the Cabinet of Ministers and top officials of the Ministry of Emergency Situations. The ceremony was attended by deputy prime ministers, heads of the Turkmen parliament, ministries and departments, the Ashgabat city government, universities, diplomats and representatives of the United Nations and other international organizations.
The area of the Congress Center is 47 464 square meters, height - 38.65 m, length - 190 m, the total area of the allocated territory is 9.37 hectares, and the green area - 46 023 square meters. The Congress Center is equipped with advanced equipment for press conferences, summits, negotiations of regional and global scale.
Part of the Congress Center is the Multimedia Hall for 403 people, the Summit Hall for five hundred participants, which has an LED table for eighty seats. There are rooms for signing documents, for the media, and for other special purposes.
The interiors of the Congress Center are decorated with creations of painters of modern Turkmenistan, mosaic ornaments and carpets in traditional techniques. The facade of the building is decorated with snow-white columns and golden laced stained glass windows.
The Reception Center has an area of 26,854 square meters and the main Banquet Hall can accommodate up to a thousand people. The center is beautifully equipped and decorated in the national style.
Source and photo: turkmenistan.gov.tm