On April 12, 2022, Ashgabat hosted the opening of an exhibition and conference of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (UIET) dedicated to the 14th anniversary of the formation of this large organization, which unites more than 27 thousand representatives of domestic private business.

The participants of the solemn opening ceremony of the exhibition, including members of the Government, leaders and representatives of the Halk Maslakhaty and the Mejlis of the Milli Gengesh, ministries and departments, public organizations, the media, as well as diplomatic missions of various countries and international organizations accredited in Turkmenistan, listened with enthusiasm to the greeting message of the President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov.

The main focus of the exhibition was to demonstrate not only success, but also potential, not so much quantitative as qualitative transformations that have taken place in the development of small and medium-sized businesses, its innovative foundations.

About 200 exhibitors demonstrated their stands at the exhibition, including structural subdivisions of the UIET, Rysgal Joint-Stock Commercial Bank, large enterprises and business entities implementing large-scale state projects both in the capital and in the velayats.

The achievements of Turkmen entrepreneurs and new tasks related to the introduction of innovative technologies, the digital system, the implementation of measures for the development of the private sector, defined in the National Program for the Socio-Economic Development of Turkmenistan in 2022-2052, were discussed during the conference, which took place in the second half of the day in the building of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs.

The forum participants listened to reports on the work of the UIET in various areas, discussed the implementation of the tasks set by President Serdar Berdimuhamedov for the private sector, including the implementation of major government orders and investment projects, and other topical issues. Decisions were also made on organizational issues of the activities of the UIET.

Within the framework of the forum, the results of the UIET contest “The Best Entrepreneur of the Year” in various areas were summed up.

On April 13, the exhibition will continue its work.