News 25 january 2017

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Priority aspects of the development of Dashoguz Velayat are reviewed during the session of the Government

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

As noted in the General Program, in order to supply settlements with clean drinking water in Dashoguz, new water purification plants and water supply infrastructure is being constructed, and existing communications reconstructed. Dozens of social and cultural purpose facilities are being erected within the frames of the National program for rural development.


President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and First Vice-Premier of Uzbekistan Achilbay Ramatov express the interest in expansion of cooperation

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

Having expressed the gratitude for warm welcome and hospitality in Turkmen land, the guest conveyed warm greetings from President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev to the Head of the State.

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Meeting of Head of the CIS Election Observation Mission V. Guminskiy with Chairman of the Central Election Committee of Turkmenistan G. Muradov takes place

The meeting of First Deputy of the Executive Committee of the CIS Executive Secretary V. Guminskiy with Chairman of the Central Committee for elections and referendums in Turkmenistan G. Muradov was held under observation of the Presidential elections.

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The CIS Observer Mission started monitoring of the Presidential Election campaign in Turkmenistan

During the meeting in the Central Committee for Elections and Referendums, international observers were presented with relative certificates. The guests were familiarized with the plan of events outlined by the Central Committee, composition of election commissions, samples of election documents and the work undertaken at sites.

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Suleymannepes Nurnepesov Presents His Program to Voters in Ahal Province

The constituency agent briefed the attendees, who comprised of representatives of labor collectives, local community and elders, on the candidate’s biography, and characterized S.Nurnepesov as the man of initiative, experienced leader and competent specialist.

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Serdar Jelilov Meets with Voters in Balkan Province

The attendees were briefed on the biography of the candidate nominated by the initiative group of citizens. S. Jelilov’s constituency agent characterized him as a qualified professional with an experience in finance and economics.

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Bekmyrat Atalyev Meets with Electorate of Mary Province

Attendees, who comprised of the heads of local government authorities, elders, members of the local community, representatives of labor collectives and the media, were briefed on the biography of the candidate nominated by the initiative group of citizens. B.Atalyev’s constituency agent characterized him as the conscientious citizen and leader.

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Voters Meet with Ramazan Durdyev in Turkmenabat

The constituency agent briefed the attendees on the biography of R.Durdyev nominated by the initiative group of citizens, and highlighted his initiatives and high degree of professionalism.

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Meretdurdy Gurbanov Answers Voters’ Questions in Dashoguz Province

The constituency agent spoke on M.Gurbanov’s professional journey and characterized him as a responsible and conscientious leader.


Exhibition of student works dedicated to 2017 Asian Games opens in the Academy of Arts

Tamara Glazunova,
photo by Yuri Shkurin

The start of equestrian run, which were given on May 5 of the last year at Nissa State historical and cultural sanctuary and dedicated to the largest sport event in the history of the country, produce an impression on future artists. 17 horsemen riding gracious ahalteke horses with the flags of Turkmenistan, Asian Olympic Committee and Olympic torch set off for the trip across the sightseeing and historical and cultural monuments of five velayats where they are warmly welcomed in best traditions of Turkmen hospitality.


A modern sports infrastructure in Dashoguz Velayat


For example, 29 children and youth sports schools, where 17,500 young athletes practice various sports under the guidance of experienced coaches, work in the cities and etraps in Dashoguz Velayat. Football, futsal, volleyball, basketball, handball, tennis, various types of martial arts - karate, judo, combat and sports sambo, jiu-jitsu, boxing, freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling, and athletics and weightlifting, powerlifting, swimming, intellectual games – checkers and chess are very popular among young people. The goresh national wrestling, duzzum old folk game, cycling highly develop in the region.


Strategy for comprehensive Turkmen – Uzbek cooperation is discussed in Ashgabat

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

The session, where heads and leading specialists of number of ministries and departments as well as representatives of entrepreneurship circles of both countries, was dedicated to the objectives of intensification of Turkmen – Uzbek dialog.


Four new apartment houses opened at Parahat-7 residential estate

State News Agency of Turkmenistan,
photo: Yuri SHKURIN

The presentation of the project on the construction of Parahat-7 residential estate, developed given the widening borders of Ashgabat and increasing its population, took place in December, 2014. According to the Resolution of the President of Turkmenistan, it is planned to build 60 apartment houses for 2,500 families, four secondary schools, eight kindergartens and health centre.