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Turkmenistan marks the World Health Day
8 Apr
Turkmenistan marks the World Health Day

The World Health Day has been celebrated on April 7. Mass cycling ride has been timed to this international date, which is set in National calendar. President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has taken part in the ride.

Deputy Chairmen of the Cabinet of Ministers, leaders of the Mejlis, heads of military and law enforcement agencies, ministries and departments, capital administrations, public organizations, mass media, universities and youth have gathered next to the Path of Health early in the morning.

Addressing the participants, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has congratulated all on the World Health Day. The head of the state highlighted that this wonderful day embodies high principles of friendship, peace and sports. In this regard, this day occupies special place in national calendar as an important date promoting consolidation of unity and solidarity of people.

Further, the head of the state has given start to cycling ride, having headed the convoy of the participants, who were dressed in relative sport outfit. Following the President, everybody have started moving along the routes from the Path of health along Archabil and Bitarap Turkmenistan Avenues of Ashgabat.

Bright performance of art artistic collectives were expanded on the start point and along the route.

Meanwhile, the caravan of the participants of the cycling ride led by the President of Turkmenistan has continued moving along beautiful streets of the city.

Following the route, the cyclists continued riding along Bitarap Turkmenistan Avenue toward the center of the capital, which impresses with monumentality and beauty of its architectural look.

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov enters the main square of the country with the Government tribune and finishes the ride.

After sport action, the head of the state has noted that current cycling ride on occasion of the World Health Day is to support further active involvement of the population to mass physical training and health improving movement.

Turkmen leader said that similar activities, which also have an ecological orientation, not only make good effect on people’s health but also support consolidation of the society, inspire people to achieve new success.

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov highlighted that remarkable dates in life of the country and society would be marked this year. On the threshold of the 140th anniversary of Ashgabat, the emphasis shall be laid upon on maintaining clean city and development of the capital, provision of high level of preparation to the events, the President said addressing instructions to relevant officials.

Saying goodbye to the participants of sport action, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov wished all success and left the place of event.