News 3 april 2017


The President of Turkmenistan expresses condolences to Russian leadership in relation with people killed in explosion in Sankt - Petersburg

On behalf of the people and Government of Turkmenistan and personally, the President of Turkmenistan conveyed the words of deep sympathy and support in this hard moment to the families and friends of the victims and well as wishes of the speedy recovery of the injured.


Young Turkmen chess player is a bronze winner of Asian Championship

Around 400 followers of this ancient intellectual game from 18 countries take part in the competition. More than 30 chess players from China, India, Vietnam, United Arab Emirates, Sri-Lanka and others were competing in L. Shohradova group. It is worth reminding that only 15 minutes of clear time is allocated for the game in rapid with additional 10 seconds after each move.


Archaeologists and restorers are reconstructing an ancient citadel on the site of Paryzdepe

Here is evidence of existence of ancient civilization, which developed urban and farming culture, irrigation, including unique hydraulic systems – drainage galleries. It is possible that the first drainage galleries were constructed here.

In the spotlight

Work results of military and law enforcement agencies for the first quarter of the year are summed up at the session of the State Security Council

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

Heads of law enforcement departments reported on the situation in their fields including on the measures for strengthening of general defence capability and potential of the Armed Forces. Fulfilment of recent Resolution of the Head of the State on demobilisation of servicemen to reserve from the Armed Forces and other military divisions and regular mobilization of Turkmenistan citizens for fixed-term military duty was a separate subject of the report.


Flight personnel of Turkmenhowayollary Service inmproves qualification at training centre of new airport complex of the capital

Vladimir Komarov,
photo by author

This take-off and further flight were imitated at pilot flight simulator of Boeing – 737 NG by Captain Azat Nepesov and co-pilot Serdar Bayramgeldiyev. They were the first among Turkmen pilots who had a training under conditions close to real scenario in training simulator centre of Turkmenhowayollary Service.