News 18 october 2017

In the spotlight

Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Grigory Karasin exchange the opinions on the priorities of Turkmen – Russian partnership

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

Having expressed sincere gratitude for spared time, the guest conveyed warm greetings from President of Russia Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister of Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev who have addressed the best wishes to Turkmen people. At the same time, invariable interest of Russian side in further consolidation and expansion of traditionally friendly interstate dialog in all the spectrum has been confirmed.

In the spotlight

Ambassador of Israel presented credentials to the President of Turkmenistan

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

Expressing gratitude for the time devoted to the meeting, the ambassador conveyed warm greetings from the senior leadership of Israel, addressing the wishes of prosperity and prosperity to the Turkmen people. As the diplomat noted, his country's government expresses interest in further expanding interstate relations with Turkmenistan.

Cooperation

Representatives of Caspian states agree on the approaches to the expansion of cooperation

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

Special emphasis during the conference was laid upon the elaboration of five-sided documents, in particular the Agreement on cooperation of Caspian State in trade and economic sphere and transport developed in accordance with the proposals of the President of Turkmenistan uttered at the Summit of Caspian State in Astrakhan (Russian Federation) in 2017.

People

Agama Alpinist Club organizes festival on adaptable rock climbing for people with disabilities

Vladimir KOMAROV

"The international community marked many significant and memorable dates in calendars", said Leyla Ataeva, a member of the Deaf and Blind Society of Turkmenistan. “Among them is the International White Cane Safety Day, celebrated since 1969. This day is marked with the aim to help people with disabilities. Traditionally, on this day, the Deaf and Blind Society of Turkmenistan conducts seminars, meeting, trainings, lectures on how important it is to help people with a white cane. Our country carries out significant work to help people with disabilities. Pensions and state benefits are constantly rising. Due to the social policy pursued by President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, ...

People

Turkmen ecologists and representatives of profile departments discuss the fulfilment of Montreal Protocol by the country

Elena Dolgova

It was mentioned during the meeting that in 1993, Turkmenistan ratified Montreal Protocol and adopted all its amendments and follows all requirements and provisions. The issue of ozone layer protection has entered the number of priority directions of the state policy. Starting from 2012, our country has been implementing the State Programme for gradual removal of hydrochlorofluorocarbons, which is aimed at conduct of the activities allowing the use of only recycled and restored substances after 2020 and in the future, by January 1, 2040, to take them out of the circulation completely. Recently, the consumption of ozone depleting substances in our country has been ...

Sport

Petanque becomes more popular in Turkmenistan

Vladimir Komarov

More than sixty sportsmen untied into twenty teams have participated in the tournament. They were divided into four groups with five team each. Only two teams of the group were allowed to pass to play-off where they continued the games in knockout. Besides Turkmen petanque players, totally 9 teams, the members of Club Petanque TKM, representatives of foreign companies and personnel of the Embassies of France, Italy, Great Britain, who regularly play this game, took part in the competition. After the tournament, the prize-winners and best players were awarded with medals, certificates and prizes form the sponsors. All the participants also received memorable certificates.