News 8 april 2017


The Olympic village hosts basketball show of Harlem Wizards

The show was opened by the match between Turkmen and foreign basketball teams and after, the performance of acrobat basketball players demonstrating effective throws to the basket while jumping on trampoline started.


Qatar expressed a desire to take part in the formation of a prize fund at horse races within the framework of the celebration of the Day of the Turkmen Horse

Another testimony to the growing interest in the Akhal-Teke horses in various countries was a letter addressed to President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov from Sheikh Faisal bin Nasser bin Hamad Al Thani, a member of the Sheikh family of the State of Qatar, who congratulated the Turkmen leader on the approaching holiday, the Day of the Turkmen Horse. "This is a truly remarkable holiday, embodying the commitment of the fraternal Turkmen people to the ancient traditions of their powerful ancestors," the message says.


Mohammad Ashraf Ghani congratulated President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov on the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Afghanistan and Turkmenistan

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani confirmed full readiness of the Afghani side for negotiations and meetings with Turkmenistan with a view of further development of mutually advantageous cooperation.


President Alexander Lukashenko invited President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov to visit Belarus

«We have reached important agreements, have signed documents, realisation of which will give a powerful stimulus for the further expansion of Belarus-Turkmen dialogue.


The amount of export transactions at the SCRMET for a week made up more than 45,2 million US dollars

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

Technical iodine (SC «Turkmenkhimiya) became a subject of the transaction of representatives of business circles of the United Arab Emirates. For foreign currency oil pump, cotton yarn, Portland cement was realised. Countries-buyers: Russia, the United Arab Emirates, Turkey, Belarus, Afghanistan. The total amount of transactions made up about 45 million 295 thousand US dollars.


Vladimir Putin congratulated President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov on the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Turkmenistan and Russia

«For the past period Russian-Turkmen relations have assumed the level of strategic partnership. The substantial political dialogue at various levels, fruitful cooperation in trade and economic, power energy, scientific and technical, humanitarian and other areas have been adjusted. The constructive interaction of Moscow and Ashgabat is an important factor of maintenance of stability and safety in Central Asia and the Caspian sea», - noted in the message.