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SPECA Days started in Ashgabat
19 Nov
SPECA Days started in Ashgabat

On November 18, 2019 the high-level events in the framework of the chairmanship of Turkmenistan in the UN Special Programme for the Economies of Central Asia (SPECA) have started in Ashgabat, informs State News Agency of Turkmenistan. The main events were summits and meetings of working groups on sustainable transport and trade. Held at the Yildiz Hotel the forum brought together the heads and representatives of the relevant ministries and sector agencies of the participating states of the SPECA, that is Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan....

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President of Turkmenistan congratulated the participants of the III International Theater Festival
19 Nov
President of Turkmenistan congratulated the participants of the III International Theater Festival

On November 19, 2019, the III International Festival "Theater Art of the Age of Happiness" opens in Ashgabat. On this occasion, the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov addressed his participants with a greeting, which, in particular, states: “We are pleased to welcome you to the review of the best works of world theater art taking place on the hospitable Turkmen land. A grandiose international theater festival with the participation of representatives of dozens of states is designed to contribute to the comprehension of the intricacies of the art of our countries, the exchange...

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 Turkmen weightlifters win gold and silver of international tournament
18 Nov
Turkmen weightlifters win gold and silver of international tournament

Turkish Gaziantep hosted International Weightlifting Tournament in the memory of three-time Olympic Champion Naim Suleymanoglu on November 15 – 17. Representative competitions were a qualification round for the Olympic Games 2020, which would be held in Tokyo next summer. By the results of the tournament, the collection of national weightlifting team has been added with gold and silver medals. There was no one equal to the third-grade student of Turkmen State Institute of Physical Culture and Sport Cristina Shermetova in the weight category up to 55 kg. The sportswoman went up to the highest...

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Collaboration between ombudsperson and other stakeholders focus of OSCE seminar in Turkmenistan
17 Nov
Collaboration between ombudsperson and other stakeholders focus of OSCE seminar in Turkmenistan

An OSCE-organized seminar aimed at improving collaboration on human rights promotion and protection in Turkmenistan was held in Ashgabat on 12 and 13 November 2019. Representatives from local ministries and bodies including the Ombudsperson’s Office, the Ministry of the Interior, the Mejlis (parliament), the Supreme Court, the Ministry of Justice, the Bar Association, the Prosecutor General’s Office and the Ministry of Education of Turkmenistan, attended the seminar.  Experts from the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) shared the experiences of national human ri...

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Collaboration between ombudsperson and other stakeholders focus of OSCE seminar in Turkmenistan
17 Nov
Collaboration between ombudsperson and other stakeholders focus of OSCE seminar in Turkmenistan

An OSCE-organized seminar aimed at improving collaboration on human rights promotion and protection in Turkmenistan was held in Ashgabat on 12 and 13 November 2019. Representatives from local ministries and bodies including the Ombudsperson’s Office, the Ministry of the Interior, the Mejlis (parliament), the Supreme Court, the Ministry of Justice, the Bar Association, the Prosecutor General’s Office and the Ministry of Education of Turkmenistan, attended the seminar.  Experts from the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) shared the experiences of national human ri...

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Ashgabat Education and Sports Forum: Innovation and Integration
15 Nov
Ashgabat Education and Sports Forum: Innovation and Integration

On November 14, 2019, the International Exhibition and Scientific Conference on the fields of education and sports began in the Turkmen capital. The forum is attended by more than 50 well-known foreign companies from China, Russia, the USA, Canada, Great Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, the Republic of Korea, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Japan, Romania, India, Pakistan, Malaysia, Iran , Spain, Portugal, Singapore, Latvia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, engaged in the production of computer, multimedia equipment, school furniture, educa...

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