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Approval of the State Security Council composition and senior-level appointments in security agencies
24 Feb
Approval of the State Security Council composition and senior-level appointments in security agencies

On February 23, 2017 President of Turkmenistan, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Army General Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has convened a meeting of the State Security Council of Turkmenistan to approve the Council’s composition and appoint senior officials in the country’s military and law enforcement agencies.    Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the country Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov appointed Yailym Berdiev Defense Minister and State Security Council Secretary. The head of state also made the following appointments: Begench Gundogdyev - Commander of the State Bo...

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 Turkmenistan’s trade sector development reflects the successful solution of the import substitution
24 Feb
Turkmenistan’s trade sector development reflects the successful solution of the import substitution

According to the results of 2016 in industries, providing services, the highest growth rate of gross value added has been recorded in trade – more than 14 percent.    In 2016, as before, the trade industry, having maintained sustainable growth rates, accomplished the main task to provide the population’s needs in a wide range of goods and services, exerting a significant influence on the production development. In 2016, the share of trade in the structure of the gross domestic product amounted to more than 10 percent (in 2015 – about 8 percent).    In general, the country’s consumer sector b...

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Second victory of Turkmen hockey players in Japan
22 Feb
Second victory of Turkmen hockey players in Japan

At the 8th Asian Winter Games in Sapporo Turkmen hockey players, for the first time participating in such large complex competitions, gained second victory in succession. Today trainees of Bayram Allayarov have defeated the team of Macao with the lopsided score 16:0, having strengthened their leadership in the “B” group.    Four goals have been shot by the youngest player and best scorer in the Turkmen national team, attacker of the capital’s Club “Oguzhan”, 18-year-old Baymyrat Baymyratov. Three goals have been scored by Ezizmuhammed Akmuhammedov and skipper Ahmed Kurbanov have scored two po...

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Turkmen wushu masters won three medals in Russia
22 Feb
Turkmen wushu masters won three medals in Russia

At the 3rd International Tournament “Moscow Wushu Stars -2017” Turkmen sportsmen won three prizes, including one silver and two bronze medals.    The competition has brought together more than 200 fighters from 16 countries such as China, Spain, Germany, the Czech Republic, Poland, Israel, France, Turkey, etc. Competitions are held in six medal events.    Turkmen fighters have distinguished themselves in the Wushu Sanda discipline. Jennet Atabaeva performing in the weight category up to 56 kilograms won silver medal. Having reached the final, our compatriot has lost to the representative of...

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Exhibition of export goods of Turkey opens in Ashgabat
22 Feb
Exhibition of export goods of Turkey opens in Ashgabat

On February 21, 2017, co-organized by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Turkmenistan and “Meridýen Uluslararasi Fuarçilik” Co. (Turkey), a traditional exhibition of export goods of the Republic of Turkey has opened in Ashgabat.    To participate in the exhibition, over 160 representatives of Turkey’s government institutions, heads and specialists of 60 companies and firms arrived in the Turkmen capital.    Among those attending the official opening ceremony were government officials, heads of ministries and agencies, members of the national parliament, representatives of the diplomatic...

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A ceremony of handing the passports to persons being admitted to the citizenship of Turkmenistan
21 Feb
A ceremony of handing the passports to persons being admitted to the citizenship of Turkmenistan

On February 20, 2017, in a conference hall of the State Migration Service, it was held a ceremony of handing the passports to persons being admitted to the citizenship of Turkmenistan in accordance with the relevant Ukase of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.    The event was preceded by an International meeting on the theme “Successful experience of Turkmenistan in the reduction of statelessness”, which gathered in the conference hall of the Ministry Foreign Affairs Turkmen diplomats, heads of diplomatic missions accredited to the country, the heads of several departments.    In 2005, mor...

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