“I sincerely congratulate you on the sacred Oraza Bayramy! May the celebrations on the occasion of this holiday, symbolizing the ideals of humanism, increase our pride in the independent, neutral Turkmen state!”, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov said in his congratulatory address.

According to the President of Turkmenistan, Oraza Bayramy embodies the triumph of spiritual perfection and moral purity of a person, nobility, brotherhood and friendship, tolerance and unity. Therefore, our people, who have created a treasury of spiritual and cultural values for thousands of years, especially honor the sacred month of Oraza and Gadyr gijesi - the night of mercy and virtue. Nowadays, this holiday is widely celebrated in accordance with the spirit of the times and national traditions.

 “This year, the motto of which is "Turkmenistan is the Motherland of Peace and Trust", on the occasion of this ancient holiday, bright celebrations are held in Ashgabat, cities and villages of the velayats. On this day, prayers are offered up for well-being and prosperity at wide-spread festive dastarhans full with various sweets and treats.

“Our unique cultural heritage - one of the key factors in maintaining peace and friendship between peoples, contributes to individual improvement, forming highly moral traits.

“Following the principles of peacefulness, good behavior, friendship and brotherhood, we pursue the policy in the interests of our country and the entire world community, in the name of security and prosperity on the planet. All this testify to the success of our grandiose undertakings, based on the inviolable traditions of humanism, for the bright future of the Fatherland”.

In conclusion, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov wished the compatriots good health, longevity, family well-being and happiness, as well as great success in their work.