News 31 january 2017

In the spotlight

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Secretary General of the Energy Charter discuss the aspects of Turkmenistan presidency of the Charter

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

Mr. Urban Rusnak highly appraised Turkmenistan’s initiatives on ensuring global energy security. As President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov highlighted, Turkmenistan seeks to put its vast hydrocarbon potential to work for the benefit of all mankind, focusing the world community’s attention on energy security issues. One of the key aspects of the country’s strategy is the diversification, extended geography of natural gas exports, creation of multi-vector gas transmission system.

People

Turkmenabad picks up the baton of the project of construction of social living houses

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

First shovels of concrete were put into the foundation of 4-store building. The building will be erected in the city centre near velayat diagnostics centre and the centre of emergency medical aid. The projects stipulates establishment of maximum comfort conditions for people with limited physical abilities.

Sport

«Balkan» end an away match with «Dordoy» in a draw in the 2017 AFC Cup qualifiers

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

From the first seconds of the match, Kyrgyz football players delivered a series of threatening attacks on the visiting team’s goal. However, the defense of “Balkan” and high proficiency of goalkeeper Alikper Kerimov helped to resist all the efforts to open the score. Our sportsmen also succeeded in creating several dramatic moments. As a result, the score was not opened in the first half.

2017 Выборы Президента Туркменистана

2017 Выборы Президента Туркменистана

Meretdurdy Gurbanov presents Ashgabat electorate with the main provisions of his election programme

Official representatives of the candidate, nominated by the initiative group of the citizens, spoke on the biography of M. Gurbanov, having mentioned his professionalism and experience in agrarian sphere.

Economy

The deepest in the country – 7,150-metre well to be drilled-in at the Uzun-Ada field in the Caspian region

Vladimir KOMAROV

The new Uzun-Ada field is considered to be rich in hydrocarbon resources. Exploration works started there 40 years ago at the depth of 4,213-4,411 metres. The seismic survey conducted in 2013 provided foundations for the second formation exposing but at the maximum depths. The lower red layer of the pliocene stratum will be entered with the help of the new drilling device ZJ-70 DB, which was purchased in China.

Welcome to Turkmenistan

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

Marstal Bektasov

The inexorable course of time and precipitation continue exerting baneful influence on this strong building material. To stop further destroy of the caravansary, National department for Protection, Study and Restoration of Historical Monuments at the Ministry of Culture of Turkmenistan carried out first phase of restoration works, which were supported by the USA Ambassador Fund for Preservation of Cultural Heritage. Conservation of the most exposed parts of the walls, ceilings and tiling was made. Partial restoration of yard façade of the north – eastern side of the gallery was carried out and missing top part of the entry portal from inside and outside was rebuilt. Old ...

Culture

Akhal-Teke horses and Alabay - loyal friends and faithful companions of Turkmens throughout history

The Games’ Mascot is the universal favorite - Alabay. A funny and friendly puppy with the characteristics of the breed is depicted in a stylized national dress and a sports suit.

Science

The Young Scientists Centre of Turkmenistan is established

Victoria Novikova

It was President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov who initiated the establishment of the Centre. Having specified the priorities of youth policy, the Head of the State gave utterance to the idea on establishment of the Young Scientists Councils at high educational institutions and the Young Scientists Centre at the Academy of Sciences of Turkmenistan and Magtumguly Youth Organization, which is summoned to coordinate scientific and research activity of new intellectual formation.

2017 Выборы Президента Туркменистана

2017 Выборы Президента Туркменистана

Meretdurdy Gurbanov presents Ashgabat electorate with the main provisions of his election programme

Official representatives of the candidate, nominated by the initiative group of the citizens, spoke on the biography of M. Gurbanov, having mentioned his professionalism and experience in agrarian sphere.

2017 Asian

Representatives of National Olympic Committees of number of Asian countries highly evaluate the readiness of Ashgabat Olympic village facilities

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

In a conference hall of the office center located in the residential area, the guests – representatives of the Olympic Committees of China, Saudi Arabia, Taipei and Kazakhstan – were shown a video film about the construction of facilities for the Asian Games, which have been built in three phases and are now nearing the end. The Olympic Complex is scheduled to be put into operation in March.