Bouygues Presents New Construction Projects for Ashgabat
Tuesday 8 November 2011
President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov received Director General of “Bouygues Bâtiment International” Olivier-Marie Racine, and Regional Director of “Bouygues Turkmen” Michel Osh, who briefed the Turkmen President on the pace of construction of large facilities in Ashgabat, and presented proposals for further cooperation.
Among them are a Business Congress Centre and a Concert Hall Complex, the project on expansion of the Turkmen State University named after Makhtumkuli, as well as the projects on construction of a Solar Stela and buildings along Archabil Avenue.
In the post soviet era Bouygues entered the building market in Turkmenistan with projects including several government buildings, sport complexes, the mausoleum of Saparmurat Niyazov and the largest mosque in central asia, the Kipchak Mosque, completed in 2004. In 2008, it was awarded a €270 million contract to build a luxury hotel complex in Ashgabat.