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“Ashgabat 2017” Volunteer Program kicks off
10 Feb
“Ashgabat 2017” Volunteer Program kicks off

On February 9, 2017 the “Sport” Hotel, which is in the capital’s Olympic Complex, has hosted an event to mark the launch of “Ashgabat 2017” Volunteer Program designed to register volunteers for the V Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games 2017. Students from all educational institutions will have an opportunity to file their applications electronically to become volunteers for the upcoming Games in September.    Director General of “Trivandi Chanzo Limited” (Britain) Mick Right expressed his profound gratitude to President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov for the opportunity to take part in the 2017 As...

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Turkmenistan's national team will take part in the Belarus open championship in sambo
10 Feb
Turkmenistan's national team will take part in the Belarus open championship in sambo

Turkmen sambo wrestlers will participate in the open championship of the Republic of Belarus. The tournament has gathered more than 200 athletes from 16 countries - Russia, Bulgaria, Romania, Greece, Israel, Slovakia, Ukraine and others in Minsk.    Our national team includes 18 men and 8 women. During the Open Championship, competition for medals will be joined by world-class master of sports, participant of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) - Gulbadam Babamuratova, winner of IVth Asian Games 2013 in Incheon (South Korea) - Nurali Yalkabov and other famous athletes.

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President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov got acquainted with the arrangement of the main arena for the Asian Games 2017
10 Feb
President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov got acquainted with the arrangement of the main arena for the Asian Games 2017

On February 9, 2017 President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov visited the capital's Olympic Village, the construction of the main facilities in which has been completed, and familiarized himself with the arrangement of the main arena for the Vth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games, and other objects of this unique complex.   The Head of State has inspected the newly built arena with stands for 45 thousand seats. Particular attention of the President of Turkmenistan during the inspection was paid to the silhouette of a horse, which is the official symbol of the Games, and which became the domina...

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The CIS Observation Mission publishes intermediate report on monitoring of Presidential Elections campaign
9 Feb
The CIS Observation Mission publishes intermediate report on monitoring of Presidential Elections campaign

The mission of observers from the Commonwealth of Independent States presented the Interim Report for January 25 - February 6, 2017 on the progress of monitoring the preparation and conduct of elections of the President of Turkmenistan.    According to the report, the Turkmen Mejlis, on 15th October 2016, in accordance with Article 81 of the Constitution as well as Article 4 of the Electoral Code, has defined February 12th, 2017 as the day of election of the President of Turkmenistan.    The report highlights that the mission of observers from the Commonwealth of Independent States will moni...

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Week of Iranian Culture has been concluded by the Joint Concert in Ashgabat
9 Feb
Week of Iranian Culture has been concluded by the Joint Concert in Ashgabat

On February 8, 2017 the capital's cinema and concert hall “Watan” has hosted the closing of the Week of Culture of the Islamic Republic of Iran and a joint concert of Turkmen and Iranian artists. Speakers at the ceremony have stressed that the present action is yet another clear sign of friendship and fruitful humanitarian cooperation between the two countries and serves to the mutual enrichment of cultures. The concert, along with Iranian singers and musicians, included performances of the Turkmen Bahshi, popular singers, “Archabil” drummers’ team; the song “Turkmenistan” has been sung....

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TürkmenÄlem 52.00E national satellite provides access to mobile communications and internet in remote settlements
9 Feb
TürkmenÄlem 52.00E national satellite provides access to mobile communications and internet in remote settlements

Citizens in the Kirpili settlement in Baharly etrap, Ahal velayat and Oylygushlyk settlement in Balkan velayat are provided with access to high-quality telecommunication and internet. The Turkmentelecom State Telecommunications Company and Turkmen Hemrasy Closed Corporation that are in charge for the tasks on commercialization of satellite capacity and provision of telecommunications services on the territory of Turkmenistan and abroad, connected the remote settlements to the satellite transponder.    The use of the space-rebroadcasting transmitter in order to provide access to telecommunicat...

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