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Cooperation in the Interests of Strengthening Global Peace, Security and Sustainable Development

Negotiations between the President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Negotiations between the President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov and the Secretary-General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres, who had arrived in our country on a visit the day before in the evening, took place in the capital city.

The Community of Nations Supports Increasing the Peacekeeping Potential of Turkmenistan

The National Leader of the Turkmen People, Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty Meets with the UN Secretary-General The National Leader of the Turkmen people, Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov met with the Secretary-General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres, who had arrived in our country on a visit the night before.

Democracy and Transparency – the Principlesof Turkmenistan’s Electoral System

On July 7, the elections to the Mejlis were held to replace the retired parliamentarians in Garaşsyzlyk electoral district 1, Bitaraplyk electoral district 2 and Köpetdag electoral district 6 in Ashgabat. According to election observers, the elections were another significant step to implement the progressive policy of President Serdar Berdimuhamedov and to cement the democratic foundations of Turkmen society. This important socio-political event vividly showed the active participation of citizens of the country in the affairs of state in the name of a happy future for the country and people.

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.

Coastal Volcanoes

There are many natural monuments on the territory of our vast and sunny country, which gives ample opportunities for expanding the geography of the main directions of domestic tourism in the period of the Revival of the New Era of the Powerful State. In this regard, of high interest are hilly mud volcanoes, the ridges of which, forming a chain, stretch along the coast from the littoral Esenguly etrap all the way to the Cheleken Peninsula (at present Hazar). Among them are the “twins” Akpatlawuk and Gokpatlawuk and Chekishler, Keymir, Tuynukli, Porsy and Gaynagdepe, which differ in the depth of the crater and the height of the hill. There are a total of about 30 mud volcanoes on the territory of Turkmenistan. The Turkmen coastal residents called them “patlawuk”, which, in particular, is stated in the book of the Hero-Arkadag “Turkmenistan – the Land of Healing”.

“Value your health…” (Magtymguly)

Sometimes on sunny days the air temperature becomes very warm, and high ambient air temperatures may cause some people to experience discomfort, which is manifested by increased sensitivity. To prevent hot spring days from having a negative impact on your health, you need to consult a doctor and to monitor your blood pressure. Those who suffer from chronic diseases of the cardiovascular system, the elderly and children must follow the rules of the daily routine.

Arkadag City – the City of the Future

Celebrations in Honour of the City of State Significance One year has passed since the significant event that added an era-making page in the history of independent and neutral Turkmenistan – the inauguration of Arkadag City that is a bright symbol of the period of the Revival of the New Era of the Powerful State. On this occasion, festive events and a conference took place there.

Turkmenistan Promotes the Principles of Peacefulness Through Dialogue

The National Leader of the Turkmen People, Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty of Turkmenistan Attends the SCO Summit and the Opening Ceremony of the Monument to the Great Poet and Thinker Magtymguly Pyragy in Astana The National Leader of the Turkmen people, Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov left on a working visit to the Republic of Kazakhstan to participate in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit. At the Ashgabat International Airport, the Hero-Arkadag was seen off by officials.

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.

Sun and Heat Strokes

On sunny summer days, the air temperature becomes very hot, and the increased air temperature may cause some people to experience discomfort. To prevent hot days from having a negative impact on your health, you need to consult a doctor and monitor your blood pressure. Especially persons with chronic diseases of the cardiovascular system, the elderly and children should observe the following rules. • Do not go outside during the hottest part of the day.

The President of Turkmenistan Conducts a Working Meeting via the Digital System

President Serdar Berdimuhamedov conducted via the digital system a working meeting with the participation of the Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers T. Atahalliyev, who supervises the agro-industrial complex, and the hyakims of the velayats, at which the progress of seasonal field work in the country was considered. The first word was given to Ahal Velayat Hyakim R. Hojaguliyev, who reported on the pace of agricultural campaigns in the region.

The 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 Halk Maslahaty, Honorary Elder Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov made a working trip to Arkadag City, where he reviewed the draft designs and layouts of the facilities to be built at the next construction stage and conducted a working meeting with the high-ranking officials. Currently, thanks to the efforts of the Hero-Arkadag, the pace of work on the second construction stage in the new city is increasing. This is a bright symbol of the large-scale urban development programme launched by the National Leader of the Turkmen people and being successfully implemented by Arkadagly Hero Serdar.

Increasing the Spiritual and Creative Potential of Turkmen Society — Advancement to new Heights of Development

The City of Arkadag Hosts Participants of the Week of Culture  The grand opening of the Week Culture-2024 took place at Aman Gulmammedov State Drama Theatre in the city of Arkadag. The creative action, initiated by the National Leader of the Turkmen people, Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, was aimed at the preservation, in-depth study and popularisation of national culture, demonstrating its ever-increasing role in the development of the state and society and its enormous peace-making potential.

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.

Working Trip of the President of Turkmenistan to the Balkan Velayat

President Serdar Berdimuhamedov made a working trip to the western region of the country, where he acquainted himself with the progress of the implementation of the state programme of the socioeconomic development of the velayats and the pace of grain harvesting. The constant attention of the head of state to creating favourable conditions for the productive work of farmers contributes to an increase in the production of wheat and other agricultural crops.

Partnerships Based on Mutual Potential

The state visit of President of the Republic of Korea Yoon Suk-yeol to Turkmenistan on June 10-11 and top-level talks outlined key areas for deepening multifaceted cooperation for the prosperity of the two countries and peoples. The package of documents testifies to the commitment to effective long-term interaction. Increased mutually beneficial partnerships will allow consolidating the huge potential of natural resources and geo-economic features of Turkmenistan with the economic, innovative and technological capabilities of the Republic of Korea. There is a reciprocal interest to do this, which creates good preconditions for long-term economic cooperation. Result-oriented cooperation

May Your Holiday be Blessed

It was with these words that the holy Kurban Bayramy (Eid al-Adha), a holiday especially revered and expected by all Muslims that our country was celebrating for three days, ended. In his Address to the people of Turkmenistan on this significant event, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov expresses his sincere wish that this wonderful holiday that has been embodying the ideals of goodness and humanism goodwill, spiritual purity and mercy since ancient times will bring wellbeing to our prosperous Motherland and people and raise our pride in a happy life in the period of the Revival of the New Era of the Powerful State. The philosophical and literary work The Meaning of My Life by our wise Hero-Arkadag contains the chapter entitled “Celebrations, holidays and spiritual roots”, in which Kurban Bayramy is given a special place. In particular, the author notes, “Kurban Bayramy that begins on the 10th day of the month of Kurban is associated with human sacrifice, as the name suggests...”

Transport Diplomacy in Development

In the North — South direction More than 200 representatives of specialised associations and government bodies, private transport and logistics companies, cargo owners, shipowners and shipbuilders from Russia, Azerbaijan, India, Iran, Kazakhstan and other countries took part in the III International Forum “Transport Logistics of the Caspian Region”, which was held in Astrakhan on April 23–25 this year. Turkmenistan was represented by the Director General and Head of the Merchant Marine Fleet, the Deputy Department Head and a specialist from OJSC Demirýollary.