News 4 april 2017

Science

Prize-winners of the State Subject School Olympics are defined

Victoria Novikova

Final rounds were held in Ashgabat and administration centres of the velayats. Turkmen capital hosted the competition in chemistry and biology. Turkmen language and literature round was held in Ahal velayat. Mary welcomed historians and geographers. Turkmenabat hosted mathematics and physics tours and Balkanabat held the competitions in information technologies. Dashoguz united the competitors in Russian and English languages.

Culture

Painter Alymjan Ishankuliyev dedicates his work to the V Asian Games

Marstal BEKTASOV,
photo by author

The history, culture, traditions and the present day of the country, living in the anticipation of the ambitious sports event are harmoniously interlaced in the painting. The multidimensional picture artistically embodies the image strategy, establishing the perceptional unity of the image of Turkmenistan – the country with the ancient history, mental originality and powerful creative core.

Culture

Thematic exposition dedicated to the culture of irrigation at the State Museum

Enejan ALTYYEVA,
Head of Department of the State Museum of the State Cultural Centre

The theme of the efficient use of water resources is reflected in the exposition section “Nature and local studies” that presents the hydrographic system of large transboundary rivers in our country – the Amu Darya, the Murgab and other rivers as well as small rivers, flowing down from the northern slopes of the Kopetdag Mountains. The map shows the river bed, a network of canals and collectors of the man-made Karakum River. The branched water and economic complex of the country also includes the collector-drainage system of the Altyn Asyr Lake. Moreover, Turkmenistan has huge reserves of subsoil waters, including freshwater.