NEWS

Prospects of the Development of Regional Cooperation

In May of the current year, for the first time in Ashgabat, the regular 10th Meeting of the National Commissions for UNESCO of the member countries of the International Organisation of Turkic Culture (TURKSOY) was held. The decisions made are reflected in the Final Document, which emphasises the need to strengthen and enhance the role of the National Commissions in the protection of the cultural property of the TURKSOY member countries. The meeting was held on May 16 with the participation of heads and representatives of the National Commissions for UNESCO of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Hungary and Mongolia and the heads of international organisations uniting Turkic countries and regions such as TURKSOY, the Parliamentary Assembly of Turkic States, the International Turkic Academy and International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation.

Preparing for the Olympic Games

On these summer days, the national teams all over the world that will perform at the XXXIII Summer Olympic Games to take place in the capital of France, Paris from July 26 to August 11 this year, are being composed. Turkmenistan will be represented at the foremost sports competitions on the planet as well. The members of the Turkmenistan Olympic swimming team are known: the residents of Ashgabat – International Master of Sports Musa Jalayev and Master of Sports Aynura Primova will go to Paris. Both athletes are currently the best swimmers in Turkmenistan who have multiple victories in the national tournaments in the assets. The Turkmenistan Championships, held at the Ashgabat Olympic Aquatic Sports Complex last month, was no exception, in which our Olympians won several gold medals. Musa was the best in the 200-m and 800-m freestyle events and the 100-m butterfly event. Aynura left no chance for anyone to win in the 50-m and 100-m freestyle events and the 100-m and 200-m backstroke events.

With Kind and Warm Wishes

The Hero of Turkmenistan and the Russian Federation, a test cosmonaut-instructor, commander of the cosmonaut corps of the Roscosmos State Space Corporation Oleg Kononenko sincerely thanked the President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov and the National Leader of the Turkmen people, Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty of Turkmenistan Hero-Arkadag Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov for sent congratulations and warm and good wishes on the occasion of his 60th birthday. The Russian cosmonaut expressed gratitude for the constant attention of Arkadagly Hero Serdar and the Hero-Arkadag and congratulated the leadership of our country and the entire Turkmen people on the first anniversary of the opening of the “smart” city of Arkadag, addressing wishes for prosperity and every success. Oleg Kononenko also noted he was ready to make every effort to improve and develop the Turkmen-Russian cooperation in the sphere of space. Taking this opportunity, he sincerely wished the President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov and the National Leader of the Turkmen people, Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov strong health, family wellbeing and every success in state affairs.

Results of Competition Announced

The art competition “Poetry of Magtymguly – the Spiritual Wings of the Turkmen People”, announced by the Neutral Turkmenistan Newspaper to mark the 300th birth anniversary of Magtymguly Pyragy, has ended. The participants included scientists, teachers of higher educational institutions, school teachers, employees of enterprises, museums and libraries, artists, musicologists and members of public organisations. NT published dozens of works (in prose and poetry) presented in the competition on its pages. The organising committee selected the authors of the best works.

Top 3 best water parks in Asia

«7/24. tm» №27 (214), 01.07.2024 These parks are known for their extensive and diverse attractions, making them top destinations for water park enthusiasts in Asia.

European Immunization Week

«Türkmenistan Sport», № 2 (22), 2024 European Immunization Week – the annual initiative which has become popular and significant — is held from 22 to 28 April 2024. Together with Turkmenistan, 180 countries on all the continents are celebrating it. Every year in the final week of April, various activities and events are held for one week to raise awareness among the population and the public about the benefits of immunization as a vital tool of preventing communicable diseases.

French chefs rustle up gourmet treats for athletes at Paris Olympics

«Türkmenistan Sport», № 2 (22), 2024 In between events, contenders will learn the skills of baguette-making – even taking their own home to bake at leisure.

Arkadag City – an Embodiment of Cities of the Future

President Serdar BERDIMUHAMEDOV: The inauguration of smart Arkadag City, built on the initiative of the National Leader of the Turkmen people, with a modern integrated infrastructure is an important step to further improve the standard and quality of life of the people. A year ago, on June 29, the international presentation of the new city of Arkadag took place in a solemn and festive atmosphere. The participation of esteemed President Serdar Berdimuhamedov, government members, heads of government agencies, representatives of diplomatic missions and international organisations, accredited to Turkmenistan, and numerous foreign guests invited to the celebration emphasised the special significance of this event. Arkadag City received the status of a special purpose city and became a kind of visiting card of Turkmenistan and a symbol of large-scale endeavours of the period of the Revival of the New Era of the Powerful State. The NT editorial staff devotes a special report to the special date – the first anniversary of Arkadag City.

Tips for staying safe during hot weather

«7/24. tm» №26 (213), 24.06.2024 The Turkmen summer does not favour us with cool weather, and the thermometer creeps up every day. High temperatures are forecast in the coming days. On such days, do not forget about the rules that will help you stay safe during hot weather.

Students develop their practical skills

«7/24. tm» №26 (213), 24.06.2024 The season of summer school holidays — most beloved by children — continues. There are more than two months ahead of a serene holiday, which many of children prefer to spend in the company of friends in the lap of majestic nature, which means at ultra-modern children’s recreation centres located in different regions of our country.