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 President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov congratulates women on International Women’s Day
9 Mar
President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov congratulates women on International Women’s Day

March 8, 2017. A congratulatory address delivered by the head of state says that showing deep reverence towards mothers and due respect to women is a centuries-old national tradition of the people of Turkmenistan, handed down from generation to generation. Folk epic poems (destan), wise proverbs and sayings, lullabies, beautiful wedding songs, national jewelry testify to respect for working women, who are devoted to their native country, their people and the sacred family hearth.

As noted, women in our country are successfully working in governmental and executive agencies, all sectors of the national economy, notably in science and education, culture, health care, in factories and enterprises, tooled with high-technology equipment. They are actively engaged in implementing national and state programs, business and public life.

Recognizing women’s major contribution to strengthening the country’s political, economic, socio-cultural potential, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has highlighted that the state guarantees women social protection, takes care of their family wellbeing, ensures maternity and child protection, safeguards women’s legitimate rights and freedoms.

Expressing his hearty congratulations to his countrywomen on the wonderful spring holiday, the head of state wished: “May happy smiles always light up your lovely faces!”