News 21 september 2017


Bright pages of Dehistan and Kunyaurgench history in the episodes of the opening ceremony of the Games

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

2. Dehistan – the oasis of bygone days

2017 Asian

National team increases its medal haul to 148

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

The national team of Turkmenistan has already collected a total of 148 medals (59 gold, 43 silver and 46 bronze) at the Games, having taken the lead in the overall medal count.

2017 Asian

Thai boxer Jennet Aynazarova is gold medal winner of the V Asian Games

In the semi-final, Jennet also won by technical knockout over her rival from Lebanon Maya Houdroge.

2017 Asian

Turkmen show jumper Nikolai Beglaryan wins gold medal of the Asian Games

Sportsmen from Saudi Arabia Abdullah Waleed Sharbatly on Tagsyr win the silver and Kyrgyz jockey Kamil Sabitov on Tanymal received bronze medal.

In the spotlight

President of Korea Moon Jae-in congratulates Turkmen leader on V Asian Games

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

The letter also says that this year marks the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Republic of Korea and Turkmenistan. Complementarity between the two countries’ industry stimulates the development of economic cooperation in the gas chemical industry and construction of necessary facilities.


Tegla Lorupe: refugees team is grateful to Turkmen leader for the opportunity to participate in Asian Games

Irina Imamkuliyeva

We highly appreciate the decision on our participation in the Asian Games and initiative of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov on adoption of the Declaration on encouragement of the contribution of refugees sportsmen in consolidation of peace.


The construction of a plant in Okarem for the production of iodine from industrial waters is being completed

Vladimir Komarov

The iodine will be extracted from technical water by air-desorption method through the use of the latest equipment, which makes possible operate the process automatically, to ensure high quality of the products and at the same time save energy consumption. The capacity of the equipment purchased in Iran makes possible to produce up to 100 tons of crystals.


One of the episodes of the opening ceremony of the Asian Games is dedicated to Parthian Nissa

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

The spectators, who filled 45-thousand seats Olympic Stadium, have been watching live pictures of Turkmens’ history, glorious heroes of the Motherland, powerful states founded by our ancestors in the ancient, antique, mediaeval and modern history times.