News 23 february 2017

Oficial

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov appoints the heads of law enforcement structures

* * * By the Decree of President, Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, Major-General Begench Atayevich Gundogdiyev is appointed as the Head of the State Border Guard Service – the Commander of Border Guard troops.

Economy

110 anniversary of Academician Ivan Maksimenko, who selected fine-staple cotton varieties

Elena DOLGOVA

The first studies on planting fine-staple cotton varieties in oasis grounds started about a hundred years ago. At first, experiments were held on test areas, and, starting from the 1930s, the selective seed-production work was carried out. Scientific research offered a powerful incentive to the development of the most important industry of the agro-industrial sector, which represents today an extensive network of agro-industrial enterprises - cotton and seed farms, ginning, cotton spinning and textile factories, oil production industry.

Sport

Table Tennis National Championship in Ashgabat

Mikhail BOBKIN

Tennis players from Ashgabat demonstrated the best results among men and won the first place. Turkmenbashi tennis players won five of six games and won the second place.

In the spotlight

Range of organizational and personnel issues was reviewed during the session of the State Security Council

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

Opening the session, the Head of the State informed that the main agenda of the current session is the approval of the structure of the State Security Council of Turkmenistan and the appointment of the heads of military and law enforcement agencies.

Cooperation

Turkish business expresses the interest in perspective Turkmen market

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

The exhibition demonstrated not only the export potential, but also the strong interest of Turkish business in the Turkmen market, which is growing dramatically and attracting attention of foreign business circles by new forms and areas of long-term cooperation.