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Countries of Central Asia and the U.S. welcome the success of the C5+1 format
05.05.2021

Over the past five years, the C5+1 format (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and the United States) has achieved success in expanding connectivity in economy, energy, trade, health and addressing security threats.

Ashgabat is nominated to be included to the UNESCO Smart City Network
04.05.2021

Application of Ashgabat has been officially accepted by the Secretariat of the UNESCO for inclusion to the Smart City network in Design category.

Intensification of the Turkmen-Kyrgyz dialogue – on the agenda of the telephone conversation
04.05.2021

Vice Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov held a telephone conversation with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic Ruslan Kazakbaev.

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Participants of online meeting discuss institution of business ombudsman in the country
04.05.2021

Webinar on creation of the institute of authorized representative for protection of entrepreneurs’ rights (business ombudsman) was held in Ashgabat under the project “Safe Migration in Central Asia”. The event was organized by the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the United Nations Office for Drugs and Crime with support of the Foreign Ministry of Turkmenistan.

Features of organization of summer holidays in Avaza and children health improving centers
03.05.2021

During video conference session on Monday, the head of the state was informed about preparation to summer holiday season in Avaza National tourist zone, children health-improving centers in Gykdere and the regions of the country.

IOM Mission in Turkmenistan presents electronic applications for registration of migrants
03.05.2021

The mission of the International Organization for Migration in Turkmenistan organized an online seminar for representatives of diplomatic missions and consular services of the country abroad. This webinar completes a cycle of the regional project “Reducing the Economic Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Migrants and Communities in Central Asia and the Russian Federation”, funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.

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Representatives of the railway departments of Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Iran discuss aspects of partnership
05.05.2021

Representatives of the railway departments of Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and the Islamic Republic of Iran held a videoconference meeting.

Turkmenistan ranks the second in oil transit through Russia
03.05.2021

As reported by Interfax with reference to the Central Dispatch Center of the Fuel and Energy Complex, in January-April 2021, Turkmenistan ranked the second among the oil-exporting countries, supplying raw materials to foreign markets in transit through Russia. This is.

Sowing of cotton is completed in Mary Region
02.05.2021

Sowing of strategic agricultural crop has been accomplished in the southern region of the country. The farmers has performed current sowing campaign in the best agricultural periods. The seeds were placed in the soil in almost 180,000 hectares.

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Indira Gandhi in Music or the Story behind One of the Best Works by Chary Nurymov
03.05.2021

It is no mere coincidence that the Medical School founded in the capital of Turkmenistan in the last century (on August 16, 1978) is named after Indira Gandhi. The daughter of India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru visited Ashgabat back in 1955 together with her famous father. The short but impressive visit was a truly memorable occasion for many people of Turkmenistan. 

Turkmenistan in the list of intangible cultural human heritage. Part 2. Nowruz
03.05.2021

In the first article dedicated to the elements related to Turkmenistan in the List of intangible cultural human heritage, website Golden Age has written about heroic epic of Gyorogly, which is included in the list.

‘The Son’ or the Story of a Boy with the Dutar Who Captivated the World
01.05.2021

Ahead of the Movie Week, we suggest taking a look back at some iconic movies from the rich legacy of Turkmen cinema. One of them is a touching movie entitled ‘The Son’. The script was co-written by Sergey Bodrov Senior and Khalmamed Kakabaev.

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Turkmen students win 31 gold medals at the international academic competition
04.05.2021

31 winners and 95 prize-winners - the result of participation of representatives of Turkmenistan in two rounds of the Open International Student Internet Olympiad, organized by Volga State University of Technology (Yoshkar-Ola, Republic of Mari El, Russian Federation).

International cooperation in the field of innovation is on the forum agenda
03.05.2021

A two-day international scientific-practical conference "Issues of introducing innovative technologies into production", organized by the Academy of Sciences and the Ministry of Education of Turkmenistan is held in a hybrid format in the Turkmen capital.

International University for Humanities and Development Organizes Open Internet Olympiad
30.04.2021

The International University for the Humanities and Development will run the Open Internet Mathematical Olympiad from May 5 to May 8. Foreign students are welcome to participate.  As informed by the University’s Organizing Committee, some 600 people from 17 countries have already applied for registration. 

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Working trip of the head of the state: Rational water management in agricultural complex
04.05.2021

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has made a working trip to Ahal Region inspecting production activity of Miwe Open Joint Stock Company and facilities of its engineering and technical infrastructure. Matters related to rational use of water in agricultural complex and water management sphere in general were the subjects of close attention of the head of the state.

Working session: Preparation to the anniversary of the capital and summer holidays, seasonal agricultural works
03.05.2021

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has held video conference session with participation of some Deputy Chairmen of the Cabinet of Ministers, heads of the regions and Ashgabat as well as Minister of Health Protection and Medical Industry. Issues related to fulfilment of objectives set out in the Program of social and economic development of the regions, seasonal agricultural works as well as preparation to coming celebration events were reviewed at the session.

Valentina Matvienko: our joint work opens up new horizons for expanding bilateral partnership
02.05.2021

Valentina Matvienko, Chairperson of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation addressed congratulations to President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov on the election to the post of the Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty of Milli Gengesh.