Day of Energy Industry Workers in Turkmenistan Date in the current year: September 9, 2017

Day of Energy Industry Workers in Turkmenistan Day of Energy Industry Workers is an official professional holiday in Turkmenistan celebrated on the second Saturday in September. It was established in 2003 as Day of the Employees of the Oil, Gas, Energy and Geological Industries, but its name was shortened for the sake of convenience.

Turkmenistan has huge gas and oil resources, no wonder the energy industry plays an extremely important role in the country's economy. As of 2007, natural gas and electricity were free for the citizens of Turkmenistan, and prices for gasoline and other fuel were extremely low. President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov saw it as a result of the state's concern for its people.

Day of Energy Industry Workers is celebrated with solemn speeches and official addresses, economic forums, scientific conferences, workshops, exhibitions and other events. On their professional holiday, energy industry employees are praised for their hard work and awarded for their achievements in the development of the country's oil, gas and energy industries.

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Professional Days

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Turkmenistan

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