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New TV tower will be seen from any place in Ashgabat

Friday 19 August 2011

ASHGABAT (turkmenistan.ru) – A television tower, the construction of which nears completion in one of the Kopet Dagh (کپه داغ) mountain ranges, will be visible from almost anywhere in Ashgabat and its suburbs. The new TV tower’s observation deck will offer a panoramic view of the capital city and the sights of its suburbs.

Kopet Dagh TV Tower

Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov inspected yesterday the progress of work at the construction of the new TV tower. He toured the premises and the surrounding area and made comments on their equipment and design.

It should be recalled that the facility is being built by Turkish company Polimeks. The main decoration of the new Ashgabat TV tower will be a huge octagonal star of Oguz Khan, covered with stained glass on both sides. The color gamut of stained glass will vary depending on the time of the day.

Established in 1995, Polimeks employs a workforce of nearly 23,000 employees in 5 countries: Turkey, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, China and Libya. The Company is among the top general contractors in Turkey and ranked 102nd of “Top 225 International Contractors of 2009”, published by the Engineering News-Record Magazine.

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