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Turkmen leader has cycling ride and visits Presidential Ahalteke Equestrian Complex
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Turkmen leader has cycling ride and visits Presidential Ahalteke Equestrian Complex

On September 13, 2020, on early Sunday morning, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov had a cycling ride in the foothills as well as visited his favorite ahalteke horses, the State News Agency of Turkmenistan reports. Having announced health of the nation as a priority of the government policy, supporter of healthy life style, the Head of the State regular does physical exercises and goes in for sport showing example to fellow countrymen.

During the ride, the Head of the State has looked around beautiful Ashgabat that is spread along the valley. View of the city impresses with expansion and architectural ensembles indicating success of large-scale changes made under the leadership of the President of the country.

After, the President went toward equestrian complex, having assessed the works for development of the southern part of the capital where new business and cultural centre of Ashgabat has been formed up recently.

Upon arrival to Ahalteke Equestrian Complex of the President of Turkmenistan, the Head of the State went to see Shapolat the horse and had a ride.

After, the head of the State rode the horse to racing track and let go the reins. Shapolat has burst into trotting sensitively catching the moves of the rider and showing an excellent training and skills.

Having spent some time with his favorite horse, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov left equestrian complex. Having continued his way, the Head of the State has stopped at frontier outpost. Duty officer has reported to the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces that all is quiet at the outpost.

Having received the report, the Head of the State asked about daily activity of the border guard personnel, conditions of life and rest. Soldiers have told that they have all necessary conditions.

Turkmen leader has also asked about professions the soldiers learn while serving the duty and what they do in free time. The soldiers have told that their outpost has favourable conditions for self-development including for sports, for which the outpost has special sport ground and equipment.

Military service combined with active sport exercises strengthens health and spirit of soldiers, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov said. Physical training and sports are important for young men as it enhances further formation of individual, life principles and values, the Head of the State highlighted.

On his way, the President has stopped near the forest strip. Expansion of forest zones, protection of biodiversity of the country are among the priorities of the government policy. Improvement of ecological condition of all regions of Turkmenistan is the result of its implementation based on scientific approaches and international exchange of advanced practice.

During the trip around outskirts of the capital, the Head of the State has visited construction site of new sanatorium in Bagabat settlement in Ak Bugday etrap. Construction of health improving facility is at the final stage. At the same time, the construction of road to this facility is carried out at high rates.

As is known, during inspection of construction works in this place earlier, Turkmen leader has given instruction to Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers Sh. Durdiliyev to provide construction of new 22-km road to sanatorium, which is aimed at provision of recreational services for strengthening of health of the population, on high level

Upon arrival, the manager of construction company has reported to the Head of the State about the work including on formation of green zones and development of the territory around the complex and on construction of coming road.

During the visit to construction site, the President said that he would give instruction to profile leaders to build scientific and clinical centre of virology, bacteriology and epidemiology in this place.

The Head of the State has inspected the construction of sanatorium complex, its provision and decoration, having recommended to use national patterns in modern design of the decoration. Architecture of the facility has to merge into surrounding landscape and match it, the President noted, having requested that the road going to new sanatorium has to meet high international standards.

It was also noted that sanatorium complex would be provided with high technology equipment. It will provide medical services of various range.

Having inspected the works, the Head of the State highlighted that high quality construction of the sanatorium and timely completion of works are the main requirements. The construction personnel have assured the President that they would fulfil set objectives with honour.