News 13 february 2017

In the spotlight

Heads of foreign states congratulate Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov on winning of Presidential Elections in Turkmenistan

I am confident that under your leadership, Turkmenistan will continue achieving new successes in national development. I pay large attention to the development of Chinese – Turkmen relations and highly value our sincere personal friendship. I am willing to move together with you bilateral relations for the sake of two countries and people, - said in congratulation cable of Chairman of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping.

Cooperation

International observers: Presidential Elections are found to be completed, democratic and free

Irina Imamkuliyeva,
photo by Hasan Magadov

The elections campaign were held under new political reality and improved legislation field, which were legally stated in the Election Code of Turkmenistan. The elections were recognized as completed, democratic and free. International observers including the CIS, SCO, the Islamic Cooperation Organizations and foreign independent observers from USA, China, Turkey, Afghanistan, Austria, Japan and other countries confirmed that. Totally, 151 international observers were accredited at Presidential elections in Turkmenistan.

Sport

14 medals were won by Turkmen athletes in the open kurash championship of Bukhara

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

Students of sports high school Marat Orazov (under 66 kg), Ayna Jumakulieva (under 63 kg) and sportswoman of the National Federation of Kurash Bagul Nuryeva (under 52 kg) became silver prize-winners. And bronze medals went to representatives of the National Institute of Sports and Tourism Sayara Ereshova (under 57 kg), Nedira Allaberdieva (under 65 kg), Shatlyk Jumaniyazova (under 73 kg), Dayanch Taganov (under 90 kg), and also sportswoman of the Federation of Kurash of Turkmenistan Mehriban Kurbanova (under 57 kg) and Sanjar Abdyrahmanov (under 90 kg) from Lebap velayat.

Oficial

Head of the Republic of Korea Hwang Kyo-ahn congratulates President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov on the 25th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations

I would like to express the pleasure that the construction of gas chemical complex for production of polyethylene and polypropylene in Kiyanly is carried out ahead of the schedule, giving good example of successful economic cooperation. I hope of further continuation of mutually beneficial partnership in such spheres as development of gas deposits, formation of petrochemical and gas infrastructures and that our companies will be reliable and trustful partners in joint realization of the projects for modernization and diversification of the industry of Turkmenistan, which is under your serious attention.

Economy

Dashoguz entrepreneurs actively develop livestock farming

Batyr Urayev

Processing enterprises of different production output, which construction in the regions was initiated by president Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, will make considerable contribution in further development of livestock farming branch and will be actual step in large work for provision of the population of the country with high quality food products of own origin. These enterprises will allow increasing the volumes of meat and dairy productions in agrarian sector of which the livestock breeding occupies one of the leading positions. This process is not only good investment but also an opportunity to become landowners. Another live stocking farm for production of 100 tons of milk and 80 tons of meat is built in the same Ruhubelent etrap. ...

Oficial

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov expresses the intent to consolidation of Turkmen – German cooperation in his address to Frank-Walter Steinmeier

Taking an opportunity, the Head of Turkmenistan expressed sincere wishes of string health, happiness and prosperity to Frank-Walter Steinmeier and progress and wellbeing to the people of Germany.

In the spotlight

International observers announce the results of monitoring over the preparations and organization of presidential election

Speaking during the meeting, the heads of the missions expressed gratitude to the leader of Turkmenistan and the Central Elections Commission for the invitation to take part in the important social and political event of the country and expressed with satisfaction that the presidential election in Turkmenistan had been held at the high organizational level, on the alternative basis, in the atmosphere of openness and publicity.

In the spotlight

According to preliminary results, incumbent President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov wins 97.7 percent of the vote

Correspondents of major foreign news agencies, electronic, print and other media, accredited in our country, international observers, as well as heads and journalists of national media attended the meeting.