News 9 april 2017


International Congress in Avaza proves the creative potential of Turkmenistan

High-ranking representatives of sports sphere, National Olympic Committees of the state-members of the V Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games, the heads of the Olympic Council of Asia, international sports federations as well as famous political and public figures took part in the festive events.


The President of Turkmenistan sends condolences to the King of Sweden in relation with terrorist attack in Stockholm

“Strongly condemning all acts of terrorism and extremism, Turkmenistan entirely supports the efforts of the world’s community in counteract of this evilness and its elimination” – is mentioned in the message.

In the spotlight

The President of Turkmenistan requests to review participation of refugee sportsmen in Asian Games 2017

The outcomes of international forum held in Avaza were summed up at the session. In this regard, the President of Turkmenistan outlined priority issues of related structures in the context of provision of high organizational level of Asian Games 2017.


Participants of the Ascent Project visited the Ancient Merv State Historical and Cultural Reserve

State News Agency of Turkmenistan
photo by Suleyman CHARYEV

The patriotic campaign, co-organized by the State News Agency and the Executive Committee on Preparation of the 5th Asian and Martial Arts Games, is dedicated to the Year of Health and Inspiration and aims to promote the upcoming large-scale competitions to be held in Ashgabat with participation of the best athletes from Asia and Oceania.