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  The new composition of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan has been approved
25 Feb
The new composition of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan has been approved

On February 24, 2017 at a government meeting in Ashgabat, the country's President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov by Resolution approved the new composition of the Cabinet of Ministers, including 10 Vice-Chairmen of the Cabinet of Ministers, 21 ministers and 27 chairmen of corporations and committees. During the meeting, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov signed a Decree on conferring the honorary title of Turkmenistan “Ene Mahri” and Instruction on conduction of a solemn ceremony on behalf of President to give out cash gifts to women in honor of International Women's Day. The President i...

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Turkish business expresses the interest in perspective Turkmen market
24 Feb
Turkish business expresses the interest in perspective Turkmen market

On February 23, 2017 the exhibition of export goods of the Republic of Turkey, co-organized by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Turkmenistan and “Meridýen Uluslararasi Fuarçilik” Co. (Turkey) has closed in Ashgabat.     The exhibition demonstrated not only the export potential, but also the strong interest of Turkish business in the Turkmen market, which is growing dramatically and attracting attention of foreign business circles by new forms and areas of long-term cooperation.     To participate in the exhibition, a delegation of businessmen led by Deputy Minister of Economy of the R...

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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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