News 3 march 2017

People

Event, dedicated to the theme of healthy lifestyle was held in «Mekan» Palace

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

As emphasized in participants' speeches, care of people's health, its happy life is the top priority pursued by President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov socially-oriented policy. Effective measures are implemented to combat illicit trafficking of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances and of its prevention, treatment of drug addicts, get rid of bad habits, join a healthy lifestyle. Much work in this area is carried out in close cooperation with major international organizations.

Sport

Turkmenistan National Ice Hockey Team trains for Asian Cup

In the group stage of the games Turkmen hockey players have won three confident victories - over the teams of Malaysia (9:2), China Macau (16:0) and Indonesia (12:2). These achievements have provided the pupils of Bayram Allayarov a place in the finals, where they defeated the national team of Kyrgyzstan - 7:3. In a friendly match with the team of Islamic Republic of Iran our team has had a confident win, scoring 13 goals and conceding just two.

Economy

Technical service of Uzbek manufacturer of agricultural equipment «Uzagrotechsanoatholding» is opened in Ashgabat

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

As noted the present at the presentation the Minister of Foreign Economic Relations, Investments and Trade of Uzbekistan Elyor Ganiev, the creation of the Technical Centre for realization and maintenance of agricultural machinery will be another step to strengthen the fruitful cooperation between the two countries, which has significant growth potential.

Welcome to Turkmenistan

Ancient settlement Dargan-gala experienced genuine growth after entering of Khorezm to the State of Turkmen – Seljuks

Marstal Bektasov

The architecture of Dargan-gala presents considerable interest. The height of its fortress walls reached 8 meters and the width 5 meters. All building inside were double-stored. The ground floor was for the living and the first one for storage of food and drinking water.

Culture

The ARAR duet performed for Ashgabat public on occasion of the 25th anniversary of Turkmen – French diplomatic relations

Tamara Glazunova,
photo by Yuri Shkurin

Jodyline and Alexis graduated Lion National Conservatory. Being students, they were united by the passion to chamber music and travelling. That is why in 2013, these two talented musicians made a duet named ARAR. The artists travelled all around European countries with the concerts but this tour is special for them as it is the first time they left Europe.

Economy

Macroeconomic indices for January – February 2017 reflect positive dynamics of the development

By the results of two months, the volume of retail trade turnover increased for 17.1 percent comparing with relative period of 2016.

People

Spring planting campaign to start on March 18

The ministries and departments, hyakimliks of the velayats and Ashgabat will provide organizational level of national tree planting day.

In the spotlight

Outcomes of the country development for January – February 2017 are analysed during the session of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

Having announced the agenda, the Head of the State gave floor for report on macroeconomic indices for January – February 2017 to Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers B. Hojamammedov. The Vice-premier informed that stable development of national economy and increase of life level of the population are provided in the country owing to the measures undertaken under the leadership of the President of the Turkmenistan.