News 1 january 2017


On behalf of the President of Turkmenistan, gifts were awarded to the parents of the first baby born in 2017

State News Agency of Turkmenistan,
photo: Suleyman CHARYYEV

Certainly, there are many babies born in different parts of our country every day. To be born in the New Year’s night is very symbolic for the baby boy and his family. As for the majority of us January 1 is the beginning of a New Year, and somebody is a beginning of a new life.

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President of Turkmenistan congratulates compatriots on the New Year

The Year of Reverence for Heritage, Reforms in the Motherland of the epoch of might and happiness is coming to an end. Bidding farewell to the year of 2016, which is marked by high achievements in the implementation of programmes aimed at guaranteeing the interests of the country and people, we welcome the New Year, which is to lead our Fatherland to the new heights of progress.

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Turkmenistan citizens meet New Year 2017 with national celebrations

The square of «Älem» cultural and Entertainment Centre, where Main New Year tree of the country is located, was the main place of the events. Numerous Ashgabat citizens and gusts of the capital gathered there in the evening. The music and songs were sounded; elevated atmosphere of large and happy celebration and solidarity reigned.