On January 14, 2021, installation of international fiber-optic communication
lines and transit flows on route Ymamnazar (Turkmenistan) – Aqina
(Afghanistan) and Serhetabat (Turkmenistan) – Torghundi (Afghanistan), has
took place during the inauguration ceremony of electric power transmission
line along Kerki – Sheberghan route and the 30 km long railway line between
The Chairman of «Türkmenaragatnaşyk» (Turkmen communication) agency
Hadjimyrat Hudayguliyev and the Minister of Telecommunications and
Information Technology of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Mrs.
Masoumeh Khavari addressed the ceremony where the Heads of Turkmenistan
and Afghanistan have been participating. They told the ceremony participants
about the features of present communication system and reported on its
readiness to launch.
During the event, H.Hudayguliyev noted in his statement the effectiveness of
Turkmen-Afghan cooperation in the field of communications. Speaking about
the coordinated work of Turkmen and Afghan specialists, he underlined that
the international fiber-optic communication lines will serve as a key
informational bridge between the states.
The Minister Masoumeh Khavari congratulated all ceremony participants upon
the launch of international fiber-optic communication lines that is an important
stage of Afghanistan’s strive to develop the communication and
telecommunication systems. Noting the importance of cooperation with
Turkmenistan, she underlined that international fiber-optic communication
lines will facilitate the process of introducing “e-government” and will
improve the communication system and internet connectivity on the territory
President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and President of the
Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Mohammad Ashraf Ghani gave their
blessings for commissioning of international fiber-optic communication lines
and then the ceremony participants watched on the screen the video
presentation on launching of the international fiber-optic communication lines
and transit flows by a special equipment.
Embassy of Turkmenistan
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