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To the President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov!

Highly Esteemed President of Turkmenistan! We would like to cordially congratulate You on the successful holding of the international hockey tournament on April 15-20, 2024 in Ashgabat!

Turkmenistan is Expanding the Infrastructure of International Transport and Transit Corridors

President Serdar Berdimuhamedov Attends the Opening of a New Section of the Expressway On April 17, with the participation of President Serdar Berdimuhamedov, a solemn ceremony of commissioning the Tejen–Mary section of the Ashgabat–Turkmenabat expressway took place.

National Leader of the Turkmen People, Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty Makes a Working Trip to Arkadag City

The National Leader of the Turkmen people, Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov made a working trip to Arkadag City, where he inspected the activities of the International Association of Ahalteke Horse Breeding and the preparations for National Turkmen Horse Day, which will be celebrated for the first time at Aba Annayev International Horse Breeding Academy, the opening ceremony of which had been attended by President Serdar Berdimuhamedov, and heard the reports from the high-ranking officials. The Hero-Arkadag visited Aba Annayev International Horse Breeding Academy to inspect the preparations for National Turkmen Horse Day, celebrated on the last Sunday of April.

The Goal of the Forum in Turkmenistan is Interstate Coordination of Railway Transport

The XXXVIII Meeting of the Railway General Directors Conference of the member states of the Organisation for Cooperation between Railways (OSJD) was held in the Turkmen capital. The representative Forum, held at the Ýyldyz Hotel, was attended by heads and specialists of relevant departments and railway administrations from more than 20 OSJD Member States, including Turkmenistan.

Tribute to the Memory of the Faithful Son of the Motherland

On April 18, a commemorative event “Könül ruhy siňen peder taglymy” devoted to the exemplary life path of Myalikguly Berdimuhamedov – an honorary veteran of the internal affairs of Turkmenistan, grandfather of President Serdar Berdimuhamedov and father of the National Leader of the Turkmen people, Hero-Arkadag Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, was held at Myalikguly Berdimuhamedov 1001st military unit of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Turkmenistan. In memory of the faithful and valiant son of the Motherland, bending their knee, its participants laid bouquets of flowers at the monument to Lieutenant Colonel of Internal Affairs Myalikguly Berdimuhamedov, erected on the territory of the 1001st military unit of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Turkmenistan. The naming of military unit No. 1001 afterMyalikguly Berdimuhamedov serves as a sign of great respect for the outstanding man who devoted his life to serving the people and his Motherland and evokes a feeling of special pride in the hearts of internal affairs officers and young cadets.

Young Talents of the Turkmen Land

Sahy Jepbarov Specialised School of Arts in the city of Arkadag hosted the city stage of the annual state competition “Garassyzlygyň merjen däneleri”, which traditionally brings together the most talented and creatively gifted children from different parts of our country. The city of Arkadag, with the status of national significance, for the first time took the baton of this popular competition, the programme of which primarily acquaints with a wide range of creative dedications to a happy childhood in the country where all conditions have been created for the harmonious development of personality and the realisation of the multifaceted talents and capabilities of children. Young talents enthusiastically performed songs and presented stage compositions, patriotically singing love of the Motherland and for President Serdar Berdimuhamedov and the National Leader of the Turkmen people Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.

International Ice Hockey Tournament Starts in Ashgabat

 The opening ceremony of the International Ice Hockey Tournament, which has brought together the clubs from 10 countries in Europe and Asia, took place in the capital of Turkmenistan.

Turkmenistan Celebrates World Health Day

President Serdar Berdimuhamedov Participates in Annual Bicycle Ride A mass bicycle ride was held in the capital to mark World Health Day. In the sports action, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov participated. Every year, our country celebrates this date of the national calendar widely and with great enthusiasm, which testifies to the commitment of the Turkmen people to a healthy and active lifestyle.

A new Chapter Written Down in the History of the Traditionally Friendly Turkmen-Tajik Relations

The official visit of the National Leader of the Turkmen people, Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov to the Republic of Tajikistan has ended. As it was reported, a meeting of the Hero-Arkadag with President Emomali Rahmon had taken place in Dushanbe the day before. As a result of the negotiations, important agreements were reached, and a package of bilateral documents, intended to contribute to the further progressive development of the traditionally friendly Turkmen-Tajik relations and the expansion of fruitful cooperation in various spheres, was signed.

A Movie Premiere

The attention paid in our country to the younger generation, the improvement of their spiritual world on the basis of national values and noble ideas, spiritual and moral development and the formation of ideological immunity are priority areas of the state policy implemented under the leadership of President Serdar Berdimuhamedov.

Oraza Bayramy — Bright Holiday of High Spirituality

Early in the morning of April 10, in all the mosques of their native Motherland, Muslim believers perform “baýram namazy” – a festive prayer service in honour of the end of the holy month of Oraza, symbolising prosperity, spiritual purity and high morality. Believers ask the Almighty to send success in the activity of President Serdar Berdimuhamedov and the National Leader of the Turkmen people, Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov for the sake of universal progress, prosperity and a happy life of our people. They thank the Almighty for the fact that, as in previous years, Oraza Bayramy (Eid al-Fitr), a bright holiday of breaking the fast to mark the end of the 30-day fast in the month of Oraza, came to the ancient Turkmen land and to the homes and hearts of the Turkmen people and all Muslims of the world. By the Decree of the President of Turkmenistan “On the Celebration of Oraza Bayramy”, this holiday is celebrated in order to further strengthen the unity, harmony and cohesion of people in the period of the Revival of the New Era of the Powerful State, to respect centuries-old traditions and customs and to preserve our spiritual wealth. Words of the President of the country Serdar Berdimuhamedov “The Turkmen are a people who have created material and spiritual values, traditions and customs over thousands of years. This heritage, which brings the p

Global Support for the Wellbeing of Humankind

The UN News Centre has recently notified the world community about an important initiative of Turkmenistan, which received unanimous approval during the 63rd plenary meeting of the 78th session of the UN General Assembly. The UN General Assembly by consensus adopted the Resolution “2025 – International Year of Peace and Trust”, proposed by Turkmenistan. The document was co-authored by 86 states. This document reflects the fundamental goals and principles of the UN Charter, in particular the obligations to resolve disputes by peaceful means and methods. The Resolution also provides a mechanism for attracting voluntary contributions to the Trust Fund for the International Year, with organisational matters entrusted to the UNESCO and UN Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs.

Prize-Winners of the Student Olympiad

The results of the III Open International Internet Olympiad among university students in the discipline “Strength of Materials” were summed up at the Turkmen State Institute of Architecture and Civil Engineering. In total, about 500 students took part in this intellectual championship, representing 37 higher schools of Turkmenistan, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Russia, China, Tajikistan, Belarus, Türkiye, the United Kingdom, the USA, Germany, South Africa, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Italy, Romania, Austria and Ukraine. The Olympiad was aimed at stimulating the in-depth study of natural and exact sciences and the use of acquired theoretical knowledge in the practice of vocational training. In addition, the Olympiad was intended to intensify interaction of the Higher School of Architecture of Turkmenistan and other higher educational institutions of our country with leading scientific and educational centres of foreign countries through information and communication educational technologies.

On the Eve of International Hockey Battles

A few days separate us from a major sporting event – an international hockey tournament among club teams, which will be held in our capital from April 15 to 20. The competition will open up new dimensions for the development of this winter sport in our country and will also serve as the best propaganda in terms of attracting Turkmen youth to sports activities. From our country, the undisputed leaders, nine-time champions of Turkmenistan (absolute), hockey players of the Galkan Club of the Ministry of Internal Affairs will compete for medals. In the entire history of their performances on the national sports arena, they lost only in one match, dominating all the others on the ice rinks of Ashgabat. We would also like to add that most of the team of Galkan makes up the main backbone of the Turkmenistan men’s hockey team.

Tips for Preventing Seasonal Illnesses

1. To improve immunity, exercise regularly and be physically active. 2. During the change of season, lubricate the mucous membrane of the nasal cavity with oxolinic ointment.

Sitting of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan

President Serdar Berdimuhamedov conducted a regular sitting of the Cabinet of Ministers using the digital system, the agenda of which included a number of state policy issues. Opening the sitting, the Head of Turkmenistan noted that according to the established tradition, on the eve of the holy night of Gadyr Gijesi, in our country, pardon is granted to citizens convicted of crimes committed, but who regret what they did and sincerely repent of it. Following the principles of humanism and mercy bequeathed by our great ancestors, noble actions are carried out to free them from further punishment.

Turkmenistan and Tajikistan: New Vectors of Interaction are Identified

The National Leader of the Turkmen people, Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov was on a two-day official visit to the Republic of Tajikistan. Upon completing the flight, the airliner of the Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty of Turkmenistan landed at Dushanbe International Airport decorated with the State Flags of the two countries.

Following the Original Humanistic Traditions of the Turkmen People

A conference entitled “Türkmen halkynyň Milli Lideriniň ynsanperwerlige esaslanýan taryhy başlangyçlary: howandarlygyň we çagalara mähirli garaýsyn nusgalyk tejribesi” was held in the conference hall of the hyakimlik of the city of Arkadag to mark the day of the establishment of the Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov Charitable Foundation for Aid to Children in Need of Guardianship. It is symbolic that the next anniversary of the Foundation’s establishment falls on the month of Oraza this year. From time immemorial, the mentality of the Turkmen people has been based on adherence to the noble principles of humanism, and the holding of the events on these blessed days became evidence of the significance of such historical events for the people of the country.

Exhibition of Turkmenistan’s Trade Sector Held in Ashgabat

An exhibition of Turkmenistan’s trade sector was held at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, vividly showcasing the progress, inexhaustible potential and promising areas for development of the national economy in the period of the Revival of the New Era of the Powerful State. At the exhibition, over 210 companies and enterprises of the trade sector and the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, operating in various fields, demonstrated the high quality of goods and a wide range of services.

The President of Turkmenistan Receives the Secretary General of the Economic Cooperation Organisation

President Serdar Berdimuhamedov received the Secretary General of the Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) Khusraw Noziri. Expressing sincere gratitude to the Head of Turkmenistan for the opportunity to meet personally, the guest noted the significant contribution of Turkmenistan to strengthening a constructive partnership in the ECO format. It was emphasised that by consistently implementing a creative foreign policy, our country demonstrated a responsible approach to issues of regional and international cooperation.