Editor Picks - central asia
First international fibre optic cable from Afganistan
For the first time, Afghanistan has a project of international fibre optic cable that will open doors to a new age of business. The country will be connect Central Asia to Southeast Asia through an underground cable.
Afghanistan to Receive $40 Million for Elections
The current global economic crisis has many countries developing new ways to save money, but fortunately for the government of Afghanistan, that does not mean that they are refraining from continuing their financial support of their elections.
Turkmenistan Needs $5 Billion Annually to Stem Gas Output Drop
Turkmenistan needs at least $5 billion in aid to able to meet export commitments to China, Iran and Russia.
Turkmen Businesses Experiencing Decrease In Trade
Turkmen entrepreneurs have been influenced by the global economic crisis.
Mixed Reports about Electricity Rationing in Tajikistan
Electricity rationing in the center of northern Sughd Province has been suspended in Tajikistan.
Tajikistan Establishes Two Free Economic Zones
Tajikistan has established two free economic zones according to the Tajik Deputy Minister of Economic Development Larissa Kislyakova.
ECO Names New Secretary General
Afgahnistan's Ambassador to Iran, Mohammad Yahya Maorufi, was recently appointed as the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) secretary general.
Kyrgyzstan Constituents Visits Japan
Recently Kyrgyz companies as follows Akun, CardEx, Tumar Art Group and Studio of Tatyana Vorotnikova arrived in Tokyo to study Japanese experience and meet with potential business partners.
Tajikistan to Continue to Build Power Plant Despite Global Crisis
Despite the global financial crisis, Tajik government has re-stated its commitment to budget for the largest hydroelectric power station in Central Asia.
Tajiks Lose Jobs and Hopes as Crisis Hits the Poor
Many previous members of the Former Soviet Union have been impacted by Russia's financial crisis.
Rosatom Inks Peaceful Atom Accord with Mongolia
Russia's atomic energy state corporation, Rosatom, and the Mongolian Nuclear Regulatory Authority have agreed to increase cooperation.