News 11 september 2017

People

Collection of post stamps as keepsakes of the Ashgabat Asian Games

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

Considering that a post stamp is one of the attributes of statehood, such as flag, coat of arms, hymn or passport, issue of a new collection developed in the style of general design concept of the Ashgabat - 2017 and a coloristic scale of their attributes, once again underlines the high status of forthcoming competitions. Indeed, besides sports, the Game, first of all, have a great political importance and bear itself a huge charge of peace-making power.

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The Head of the State holds working session

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

The objectives of the strategy of social and economic development of the regions, seasonal agricultural works in the velayats as well as improvement of social and living conditions of the population were discussed during the session.

People

Commemorative coins and modified samples of banknotes dated to the 5th Asian indoor and martial arts games

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

As informed in the press release of the main bank of the country, the basic supplement on the obverse of banknotes, the design and colour of which are kept in the former view, is the symbol of the Ashgabat 2017.

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Turkmen publications receive high awards on international book contest

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

This year, 87 publications were competing in ten nominations for the certificates of “The Art of Book” contest. Turkmen book publishers have been winning the diplomas and prizes in certain nominations several times before but the success of the representatives of the State Publishing Service was never that impressive. This time, Turkmenistan was represented by four publications published in 2016 and all of them received highest awards.

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Famous marathon runner Tegla Lorupe is the leader of refugee team at the Games

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

According to the Executive Committee for preparation of V Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games, the refugee team will be headed by Tegla Lorupe – the legend of marathon distance from Kenya.