Turkmenistan to abolish free supply of electricity, gas, water and salt
Turkmen President Gurbanguly Bedimuhamedov signed an order, according to which, free supply of electricity, gas, drinking water and table salt will be abolished in the republic.
Starting from January 1, 2019, the population of Turkmenistan will be provided with electricity, gas, drinking water and table salt at preferential prices.
The document was adopted in order to achieve sustainable and systematic development of the state in all areas, rational use of basic resources, as well as further improvement of social benefits, Trend reported.
Turkmenistan's Cabinet of Ministers has been instructed to prepare the relevant regulatory and legal acts.