News 13 february 2018

In the spotlight

The progress of the country stipulates the Turkmen people’s high credit of trust in President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

The years have vividly demonstrated the key priorities of the policy pursued by President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov - peace, stability and development. Among its main principles are humanity, social fairness, high spirituality and the commitment to the specific result.

Sport

“Akhal” defeated the Tajik “Khujand” team in the second qualifying round of the AFC Cup

From the very beginning of the match, our footballers, having seized the initiative in the game, led an active play in the opponent’s goal area. The tough pressure of the Turkmen footballers forced the Tajik players to make mistakes again and again in an attempt to neutralize dangerous moments at their goal. Persistent attacks by the “Akhal” team forwards resulted in a fault of a visiting club defender, for which the referee awarded an eleven-meter penalty kick in the 17th minute of the match. Murad Annayev calmly converted a penalty, having pinpointed the ball into the corner of the goal net.

People

Luxurious hotel "Karakum" with business center is a new landmark of the capital

Vladimir KOMAROV

The building with unusual shape and decor in which the modern tendencies of urban planning and the traditions of national architecture is organically combined, will decorate the northeastern part of the city. According to experts, the project will become another architectural symbol of the dynamic development of the Turkmen capital.

Economy

2017 Chronicles: Construction and electrical energy

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

At the same time, such important objectives as improvement of competiveness of national construction industry, strengthening of its production, scientific and technical potential, expansion of the variety of building materials made of local resources and not yielding to foreign analogues by characteristics, implementation of efficient management methods including with the participation of private business are solved.

Science

In winter, employees of the Badhyz reserve deliver food to the places of gazelles and argali assembly

Atageldi PIRNIYAZOV, Badhyz nature reserve

According to the testimony of travelers of the 13th century, they had to walk through forests for several days. Unfortunately, we do not know the composition of these forests of the middle Ages. At the end of the 19th century, the botanists working here found the plant cover of Badhyz in the same state that we observe today. The climate of these places has two distinct periods - droughts and rains - and refers to the Mediterranean type. The first season lasts from May to October, and the second - from October to May. Characterized here are lower summer temperatures and more severe winters than in the neighboring areas of the Karakum desert. Once every few years, twenty-degree frosts occur. ...

In the spotlight

Turkish companies are willing to participate in TAPI project

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

Appreciative to the head of state of the audience, the guest highlighted that Turkish partners are proud of constructive cooperation with our country and a number of successfully completed and ongoing joint projects.