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Tretiak and Rodnina reveal the secrets of their success to Turkmen hockey players

COOPERATION   / 19.09.2017

Among the many foreign guests who are now staying in the Turkmen capital, there are world-renowned sports stars, including sports idols for many generations such as the legendary hockey players Vladislav Tretiak and the famed figure skater Irina Rodnina. Now, they are well-known public figures, promoters and ambassadors of sport, who carry out their diplomatic mission in various countries. V. Tretiak and I. Rodnina have found a big number of sincere friends and ...

Participants of 500-day Horse Relay Deliver the Torch of 5th Asian Games to Ashgabat

PEOPLE   / 17.09.2017

The 500-day horse relay that started on 5 May 2016 at the walls of Nisa State Historical and Cultural Reserve has finished. Back then not only thousands of our compatriots that gathered at the ancient monument, but also representatives of the Olympic Council of Asia and mass media witnessed the festivities to celebrate the beginning of this grand relay. And early in the morning today, 500 days later, the horsemen arrived at the festively decorated Ahalteke ...

The subjects of exchange trades were petroleum products, textiles, cotton fiber and wheat

ECONOMY   / 17.09.2017

At the State Commodity and Raw Materials Exchange of Turkmenistan.last week were registered 52 trades. Businessmen from Tajikistan and Afghanistan purchased for foreign currency gasoline, hydro treated diesel fuel, heating oil produced at the Turkmenbashi complex of oil refineries. In addition, terry products, cotton yarn, cotton-fiber, food wheat were sold ...

Turkmentelecom to ensure smooth operation of communications and telecommunications systems for Ashgabat 2017 Asian Games

PEOPLE   / 14.09.2017

To ensure smooth operation of communications and telecommunications systems is an essential part of preparations for the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games, which are to start in a few days in Ashgabat. Turkmentelecom, the state telecommunications company and the official partner of the Ashgabat 2017 Games, has been ...

Turkmen delegation participates in the work of the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly

COOPERATION   / 14.09.2017

The 72nd session of the UN General Assembly has started the work at the Headquarter of the United Nations Organization where the delegation of our country will give utterance to priority positions and new initiatives of Turkmenistan related to the most important aspects of cooperation under the UN and other competent international organizations. The ...

Turkmen painters took part in the creative contest dedicated to the Asian Games

CULTURE   / 14.09.2017

In the Center of Art Exhibitions on the eve of the Games "Ashgabat 2017" summed up the creative competition devoted to sport theme. The main award for the best painting work - "Start from Parthia" was presented to Valentin Kudryashov. The work of this master is distinguished by the color intension: if the sky, then the colors of the ultramarine, if the grass is an ...

Bright pages of the Turkmen sports’ history – in the exposition of the State Museum

CULTURE   / 13.09.2017

The thematic exhibition opened in the State Museum on the eve of the 2017 Asian Games. Participants of the V Asian Games and guests to the Turkmen capital are provided with the opportunity to learn more about the unique exhibits, telling about the history of sports movement in our country as well as interesting facts of life of distinguished Turkmen athletes. ...

Next issue of «Turkmenistan. Sport» magazine is dedicated to the V Asian Games

PEOPLE   / 13.09.2017

It is symbolic that the periodical opens the words and notes of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov's song "Forward, only forward, the native land - Turkmenistan! » chosen as the anthem of the forthcoming grandiose sports festival. The words and music of this work convey the enthusiasm and inspiration with which the Turkmen people were preparing for large-scale ...

Bosporus Youth Centre organizes event dedicated to V Asian Games

PEOPLE   / 12.09.2017

Round table organized by Bosporus Youth Centre is dedicated to the significance of Ashgabat 2017 Games in the context of the development of sports of highest achievements and popularization of physical training mass movement in the country. The discussion was aimed at the understanding of the role of this grandiose sport event both for Turkmenistan and the whole Central Asian region. Media presentation has illustrated bright pages of large preparation work to V Asian Games and ...

Members of school photo studio Mekdep Media are among the volunteers of V Asian Games

SCIENCE   / 12.09.2017

High-school students and teachers of number of secondary comprehensive schools located in different regions, who having passed all the stages of the competition, supplemented the ranks of voluntary assistants of large-scale sport forums, are among the corps of volunteers of Ashgabat 2017 Games. As is known, sound knowledge of one or several languages, history and culture, traditions and customs of Turkmen people, specifics of every of the programme sports of ...

Collection of post stamps as keepsakes of the Ashgabat Asian Games

PEOPLE   / 11.09.2017

In honor of the Ashgabat -2017 the Ministry of Communications has issued two series of post stamps. One of them with the mascot of the Games – alabai Wepaly demonstrating all sports included in the program of the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games, another - with their icons. Together they represent a small "story" of symbolics of the Games. Considering that a post stamp is ...

Commemorative coins and modified samples of banknotes dated to the 5th Asian indoor and martial arts games

PEOPLE   / 11.09.2017

The Central bank of the country dated circulation of modified samples of banknotes of 2017 with denominations of 1, 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 manats and also issue of commemorative gold and silver coins «Ashgabat Olimpiya stadiony» worth 100 manats each to the opening of the 5th Asian indoor and martial arts games. As informed in the press ...

Turkmen publications receive high awards on international book contest

PEOPLE   / 11.09.2017

Winners award ceremony of International CIS contest “The Art of Book” has taken place under anniversary, the 30th Moscow International Book Fair. This year, 87 publications were competing in ten nominations for the certificates of “The Art of Book” contest. Turkmen book publishers have been winning the diplomas and prizes in certain nominations several times before but ...

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Turkmen nature conquers by its beauty

25.07.2017

Tourist oasis stretches from the valleys of Sekizyab and Germab on the western fringe of Uldepe mountain range to the Sherlock brook on the east including the lowlands of small rivers Archabil and Gyokdere. These popular resort places are for inveterate tourists as they have everything that can attract the lovers of active life style like small hills and forbidding rocks, highland plateaus and rocky canyons, ...

Ancient settlement Dargan-gala experienced genuine growth after entering of Khorezm to the State of Turkmen – Seljuks

03.03.2017

Archaeological monument is located in Bitarap etrap, Lebap Velayat near administration border with Dashoguz Velayat. It is about 4.5 km away from modern settlement with the same name and occupied 8 hectares. Dargan-gala relates to the VII – VIII centuries and no wonder that local resident call it differently – Kone-gala, ...

Dayahatyn architectural monument is one of the most preserved caravansary of the trade peak between the East and West

31.01.2017

The inn, located 170 km north of Turkmenabad, Lebap velayat, was built about one thousand years ago on the northern part of the Great Silk Road. Decoration of the walls, brickworks of arches, vaults and domes is made of fired bricks. The inexorable course of time and precipitation continue exerting baneful influence on this strong ...

Osty Gala ancient settlement is one of historical monuments located in Farab etrap, Lebap Velayat

29.01.2017

Osty settlement with 3 thousand square meters area dated by the I century A.C. is located near the village of the same name in Farab etrap. Three archaeological expeditions worked there in different years. By the artefacts found there, the scientists established that the settlement existed as a part of Kushan Empire, which occupied large territory of ...

Lebap Velayat: industrial complex, the centre of the monuments of spirituality and the pearl of nature

19.01.2017

The unprecedented horse marathon marking the V Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games continues its 500-day tour in the ancient land in the east of Turkmenistan, in Lebap Velayat. Lebap Velayat is the land with the footprints of dinosaurs and majestic karst caves, the most beautiful gorges, waterfalls and amazing moonscapes. The Amudarya River ...

The mud volcanoes – live breath of the earth

05.07.2016

The coast of the ancient Caspian Sea… Beautiful valleys and foothills left somewhere far behind. Mountain gorges with loud waterfalls and sparkling mountain rivers disappeared like mirages in desert. Steep slopes covered with juniper trees and colourful carpet of spring primrose are not seen anymore. Only from time to time, narrow strip of the sea flickers at the very edge of the horizon, and only ...