Turkmen-Belarusian commission discusses economic cooperation

The Intergovernmental Turkmen-Belarusian Commission on Economic Cooperation held a videoconference meeting in Ashgabat on February 26. The heads and specialists of sectoral ministries and departments, as well as businessmen of the two states took part in the meeting.

OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Holds its First-Ever Meeting in Online Format

On February 26, Mejlis representatives participated in the online meeting of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe. The first-ever virtual annual meeting brought together some 270 parliamentarians from 57 countries.   

Transport and trade relations in the Caspian region discussed in Geneva

On the instruction of the President of Turkmenistan, the Permanent Mission of Turkmenistan to the United Nations Office in Geneva organized a videoconferencing meeting dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the Independence of Turkmenistan and the International Year of Peace and Trust “Stability of transport and trade relations in the Caspian Sea during the pandemic” on February 24, 2021, within the framework of the 83rd session of the Inland Transport Committee of Economic Commission for Europe.


Turkmen diplomats celebrates professional holiday with conference

On February 18, the Institute of International Relations of the Foreign Ministry of Turkmenistan has hosted scientific conference “Diplomacy of Turkmenistan – History, Present, Future”, which was timed to the Day of Diplomatic Workers of the country.

The prize of the President of Turkmenistan is awarded to the best district of the country

On February 17, the award ceremony of won prize to the amount of 1 million US dollars to S. A. Niyazov district, which was a winner of the best district of the country contest in 2020, has been held in Bagtyýar zaman village, Dashoguz Region. 

Crane Day:  A School Ecological Event

Crane Day – an ecological event devoted to one of the world’s most graceful birds – a symbol of conservation organizations – has been organized at School No. 30 in Dovletli etrap, Lebap velayat.


Commodity exchange news

Seven transactions were registered at the State Commodity and Raw Materials Exchange of Turkmenistan last week.

Relying on Accumulated Practical Experience

This year, over 4,000 hectares of farmland will be committed to grain legumes and sesame seeds in Dashoguz velayat. The larger proportion of the area (3, 700 hectares) will be under mung bean cultivation again.  Last year, the local farmers gained valuable practical experience in growing mung beans on a large scale as a catch crop after winter wheat, having produced an abundant crop of 5,500-plus tons of the legume, which needs little water and has potential to improve soil fertility. This year’s mung bean yield is estimated to be no less than 150 kg per hectare. 

Orders to Be Completed on Time

Hundreds of weavers have begun to carry out state orders at the country’s largest Art Carpet Factory in Khalach, Lebap velayat. As a TDH correspondent was informed, exquisite handmade Turkmen carpets of different sizes are now being made at the enterpirse at an accelerated pace. They will be used as interior decorations for Türkmeniň Ak Öýi buildings, which are now under construction in the administrative centers of Lebap, Dashoguz, and Balkan velayats. The carpet designs boast distinctive characteristics of each region.


Mission Entirely Possible

Our country’s famous artists have undertaken a mission to get the staff of the U.S. Embassy acquainted with the Turkmen nation’s history, culture and everyday life through their paintings. They take turns in showing their creations in makeshift exhibition spaces: the walls of some offices and halls at the Embassy.  

Magical Violins of Dessan Ensemble

The Dessan Violin Ensemble at M. Garlyev Specialized School of Arts in Dashoguz Velayat has prepared a new concert program. It features a number of Turkmen and foreign composers. The members of the Ensemble masterfully perform works by Turkmen composers Nury Khalmamedov and Chary Nurymov; celebrated Italian violinist Antonio Vivaldi, who left a decisive mark on the form of the concerto and the style of instrumental music; famous German pianist Carl Bohm, who wrote many compositions, and others. The recorded program will be shown to a big audience on one of the national channels.

“Yazmurat, you have immortalized your name forever by this book”

When two books authored by Yazmurat Rejepov, a pro-rector for creative work and research at the Maya Kulieva Turkmen National Conservatory, came out one by one, his colleagues said he had followed in Victor Uspensky’s footsteps.


Rising Sports Talents

A whole host of young cycling talents are being nurtured in Dashoguz Velayat. Most of them are students

Turkmenistan hosts General Assembly of Olympic Commission of Asia

In his address to President of Turkmenistan, President of the National Olympic Committee of Turkmenistan

Mass cycling ride is held in Dashoguz

On October 25, the administrative center of the northern region hosted ccylcign ride dedicated to th

In the spotlight


Davis Cup Event to Take Place in Ashgabat

In accordance with a Resolution of the President of Turkmenistan, the Ministry of Sport and Youth Policy has been authorized to hold the Davis Cup event (which was previously due to take place on June 8-15, 2020) at the Tennis Complex, Ashgabat Olympic Park on September 6-12, 2021 in collaboration with the Tennis Federation of Turkmenistan and the International Tennis Federation.

Preparing for Track Cycling World Championship

The President of Turkmenistan has signed a Resolution authorizing the Ministry of Sport and Youth Po

Increasing Oil Field Productivity in Goturdepe

The President of Turkmenistan has signed a Resolution authorizing Türkmennebit (Turkmenoil) State Co