News 17 march 2017


Asian Games -2017 symbol is erected on Khasardag Mountain in Balkan velayat

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

The sports and patriotic action is dedicated to the Year of Health and Inspiration, declared in Turkmenistan on the initiative of President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov, and is called upon to popularize the forthcoming large-scale competitions in Ashgabat, in which the best athletes from Asia and Oceania will take part.


Fulfilments of the obligations of the country on climate change issues are reviewed at international seminar

Irina Imamkuliyeva

The currency of Paris Agreement on Climate adopted on December 12, 2015 was mentioned under realization of the sustainable development goals.


Turkmenistan changes day off from March 19 to 20

All enterprises, offices and organizations, regardless of the ownership, are assigned to provide fulfilment of this document.


State National Service «Türkmenhowaýollary» is renamed the Service «Türkmenhowaýollary»

According to the document, the Service «Türkmenhowaýollary» together with the Ministry of Justice are assigned to develop and present to the Cabinet of Ministers the proposals on amendments followed form the current Resolution and addendums to the legislation of Turkmenistan within one month.


Turkmenistan institutes the Day of Transport and Communication Workers

Relative ministries and departments are assigned to provide high organizational level of the celebration of the Day of Transport and Communication Workers.


Review of achievements of Turkmen entrepreneurs reflects growing potential of non-governmental sector of the economy

State News Agency of Turkmenistan,
photo by Hasan Magadov

Members of the Government, heads and deputies of the Mejlis, representatives of diplomatic corps accredited in Turkmenistan, branch ministries and departments, non-government organizations, universities and mass media too part in the ceremonial opening of the show.


Project of construction of Ashgabat – Turkmenbashy speed highway is under development

The construction of Ashgabat – Turkmenbashy speed highway will give opportunity to bring the quality of traffic services to international level, to establish international transit and transport infrastructures, increase trade turnover between neighbouring countries and traffic as well as to increase the export and transit of cargoes by using the capabilities of Turkmenbashy International Seaport.

In the spotlight

Priority aspects of Turkmenistan development are reviewed at the session of the Cabinet of Ministers

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

It was mentioned that above mentioned document would be developed for integrated and rational use of rich mineral resources of the country, increase of export potential, establishment of import substitutive productions, implementation of innovative technologies, attraction of foreign investments and establishment of joint ventures. The draft Concept will define key directions of development of free economic zones in our country. In this context, the Vice-premier informed in details on the main steps of planned work in next few years.


On occasion of 25th anniversary of Turkmen – American diplomatic relations, musicians of two countries present musical gift

Tamara Glazunova,
photo by Yuri Shkurin

The programme of American artists started from the ceremony in Mukams Palace where the State Symphonic Orchestra was presented with musical instruments by the USA Diplomatic Mission.

2017 Asian

Composition of National Futsal team for participation in V Asian games is almost completed

Eugeny Ivannikov

The team was accommodated in little town of Benidorm near Valencia where it had excellent conditions for training and matches.

In the spotlight

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov addresses the participants of the forum of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs

The Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs carries out large work promoting further development of market relations in the country, manufacturing of competitive production by implementation of advanced practices and high technologies.