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An exhibition of art works devoted to Akhalteke horses opens in Ashgabat
22 Apr
An exhibition of art works devoted to Akhalteke horses opens in Ashgabat

On April 20, 2017 an exhibition of art works, entered in an art contest, has opened in the exhibition hall of the State Academy of Arts. The contest is organized to popularize Akhalteke horses that are the national wealth and pride of the people of Turkmenistan.     The annual creative competition draws more and more participants from different spheres of culture. Magnificent horses featured in paintings and carpets, made in metal, stone, wood and with the use of other unusual materials occupy most of the exhibition space. Arts and crafts, souvenirs related to horses and beautiful photographs...

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President of Turkmenistan flew around the capital and got acquainted with the progress of works on construction sites
22 Apr
President of Turkmenistan flew around the capital and got acquainted with the progress of works on construction sites

On April 20, 2017 President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov flew around the capital, getting acquainted with the state of affairs at a number of major construction sites, the progress of further improvement of the city, and the improvement of the capital's road and transport infrastructure from aboard the helicopter.    Having familiarized with the state of affairs in the construction of residential complexes in the northern part of the capital, the leader of the nation focused on the implementation of tasks related to the gradual improvement of the social security of the urban population as a...

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Alexander Lebzyak make demonstration training session at the Martial Arts Complex of the Olympic village
17 Apr
Alexander Lebzyak make demonstration training session at the Martial Arts Complex of the Olympic village

Famous sportsman, winner of 2000 Sydney Olympics (Australia), World and European Champion and currently Honoured Coach of Russia Alexander Lebzyak will train Turkmen boxers for XXXII World Summer Games 2020 in Tokyo.    Masters of Sports from different clubs as well as representatives of the State Committee for Sports and National Boxing Federation gathered in spacious hall, which has already hosted large international tournaments like Asian gyoresh, belt wrestling, sambo and jujitsu championships.    Ashgabat will host Turkmenistan Men Boxing Championship in June of this year, which results...

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Turkmenistan is preparing for the “EXPO-2017” in Astana
17 Apr
Turkmenistan is preparing for the “EXPO-2017” in Astana

Turkmenistan is preparing to participate at the “EXPO-2017” International Exhibition to be held from June 10 to September 10 in the capital of Kazakhstan –Astana city under the motto “Future Energy”.    In the exposition of Turkmenistan, complementary to the main theme of the show, there will be reflected the major policy aspects of the independent neutral state, its economic achievements and natural resources, social development progress, culture and traditions of the Turkmen people, as well as tourism potential and environmental actions.    Also, at the “EXPO-2017”, Turkmenistan will give...

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 It was approved the 2017-2021 National Program on Tobacco Control
17 Apr
It was approved the 2017-2021 National Program on Tobacco Control

The President of Turkmenistan signed a Resolution on approving the 2017-2021 National Program on the implementation of the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, as well as the Action Plan and the composition of the Intersectorial Coordinating Commission on the program implementation.    Departments, khyakimliks of velayats and the capital were assigned to implement them. As noted, the program, aimed at tobacco control, is intended to ensure healthy lifestyle promotion, increase of longevity, effective measures for the transformation of Turkmenistan into the tobacc...

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President of Turkmenistan received credentials from Ambassador of Italy
12 Apr
President of Turkmenistan received credentials from Ambassador of Italy

On April 11, 2017 President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov received credentials from the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Italy to Turkmenistan Diego Ungaro. During an exchange of views on the prospects of the Turkmen-Italian cooperation, the special emphasis was made on the fact that this year marks the 25th anniversary of establishing the diplomatic relations between the two countries.    The President of Turkmenistan and the Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Italy pointed out the existence of a solid potential for building up and diversification of pr...

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