March 11, 2019. Various International Women's Day events took place last week.
In his congratulation message President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov emphasized that respect of mother, love of woman, respect of their merits, ideals and outlook are our national rite, which origin goes deep to the centuries.
The most important event in the series of festive dedications to women was the traditional ceremony honoring mothers of many children. In celebration of International Women's Day, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov signed a decree on March 8 conferring the honorary title “Ene Mähri” (Maternal Affection) on women with eight or more children. More than 200 women were awarded the honorary title in a ceremony at the Center for Public Organizations in Ashgabat. Families with many children were also presented with the keys to comfortable apartments.
Also, in the ministries, departments, institutions and organizations, at enterprises of all forms of ownership, ceremonies were given to women on behalf of the President of Turkmenistan.
On March 8, Gala concert of the art masters of the country was held in honour of International Women Day in the celebration hall of the Trade and Industrial Chamber. Popular singers performed modern lyrical songs about women and for women showed their talents in honour of women. Both new and old songs, which are liked by the public, have been performed.
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