News 5 march 2017


François Hollande congratulates Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov on the 25th anniversary of Turkmen - French diplomatic relations

A quarter of a century later, I am pleased to note the constant development of relations between our countries. Due to Your active personal support, many projects of Turkmen-French partnership have become realizable. I assure you that France will continue to strengthen our bilateral relations».

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President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev to arrive with official visit to Turkmenistan on March 6

The fact that the first foreign visit of the new President of Uzbekistan is to Turkmenistan, and he is the first high-ranking guest from the moment of the re-election of Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov for the presidency is the best evidence of mutual desire and interest of both countries to intensify and comprehensively expand constructive dialogue, the hallmarks of which have always been good-neighborliness, equality, openness, mutual respect and mutual understanding of the vital importance of strengthening the centuries-old ties of friendship and trust between the two brotherly peoples.


Petko Draganov expresses the gratitude to Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov for support of the activity of the UN Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy

Over the years, relations between Turkmenistan and the UN have steadily evolved. By the suggestion of the Turkmen side, UN General Assembly has adopted a number of resolutions of great importance for the entire world community. Within the framework of the United Nations initiatives of Turkmenistan, whose credibility as a reputable, responsible member of the community of nations is growing from year to year, have received a great response.


There is no caravansaries like Dayahatyn by its beautiful perfectness among the inns preserved until our days in Turkmenistan

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

There is ancient caravan route stretched along the left bank of Amudarya from Kunyaurgench to Amul, the ancient city in the outskirt of modern Turkmenabat. Academic V. V. Bartold had all reasons to suppose that it was Amul, which owing to its favourable location at the main crossing over the river on the way from Merv to Bukhara, having become most important city on Amudarya, gave the river its current name.