Turkmenistan announced an international tender for the design and construction of a secondary school for 540 students in the Ergesh Sultanov rural community of Dusti district, Khatlon province, Tajikistan.
The school will be named after the great poet and classic of Turkmen literature, Makhtumkuli Fraghi.
Applications for participation will be accepted at the Ministry of Construction and Architecture until October 21, the Türkmenistan newspaper reported today.
According to various data, there are about 25 thousand Turkmen living on the territory of Tajikistan. The most populous are the Jilikul, Kumsangir, Kubodien, Shaartus and Rudaki districts of Khatlon and Kolkhozabat regions.
There are seven Turkmen-language schools in Tajikistan. The Turkmen Cultural Society has been operating in the country since 1994.