News 2 january 2018


More than 7000 school students to spend winter holidays in Children Recreation Centres of Gyokdere

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

The area in front of the capital’s Palace of Children and Youth has now transformed into a miniature fairy-tale town with a lavishly decorated New Year tree and one more important symbol of this year’s New Year festivities – the loyal friend and protector Alabai dog since 2018 is the year of the Dog according to the Chinese calendar. Ayazbaba (Grandfather Frost), Garpamyk (Snow Maiden), and other much-loved fairy-tale characters also took part in the going-away ceremony. Together with children, who attend hobby groups at the Palace, they had prepared an exciting musical program that turned into a spectacular New Year celebration.

In the spotlight

2018: Turkmenistan – the Heart of the Silk Road

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

We are realizing this concept by not only building big transport infrastructure, routes and transit corridors. Our neutral independent state makes big contribution to the development and consolidation of political, trade and economic, cultural and humanitarian relations in international arena, the Head of the State highlighted, expanding the justification of 2018 slogan “Turkmenistan – the Heart of the Great Silk Road” up to comprehensive concepts and ideas about the peace and cooperation for the creation of better future for all humans.


The Head of the State makes personnel decisions

Gulmyrat Agamyradov was appointed as the Deputy Chairman of the State Sports Committee;