News 1 may 2017

Sport

A journey from the highest point of the country to the deepest one: the brand of the Asian indoor and martial arts games -2017 in Akja-gaya

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

In days of the holiday of the Turkmen racer the project approached the final stage, having captured all regions of the country. Participants of the action visited a unique corner of nature of Dashoguz velayat, where as if the trace of the hoof of a giant horse, there lie the depression of Akja-gaya among open spaces of the Kara Kum. It is a cyclopean hollow the size of which form a satellite picture reminding a huge horseshoe and has an extent of fifty kilometres, and width - about six kilometres. It is known as the deepest place in Turkmenistan - tens metres below the level of the world ocean.

People

The month for combat of tobacco smoking is held in Turkmenistan

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

As was marked during the ceremony, Turkmenistan represents itself as leader in many directions of anti-tobacco movement and aspires to bring a contribution to expansion of territories in the world free from tobacco. In 2000 in the country the ban on smoking in public places was launched, in 2008 the President of Turkmenistan issued the Ukase on prohibition of manufacture, realisation, use and delivery of traditional tobacco product for east people – nas, which makes a negative impact on the human health.

Oficial

The letter of gratitude sent by Polad Bilbil ogly for the honorary title «National actor of Turkmenistan»

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

Polad Bilbil ogly has noted a dynamical development of friendly relations, intention to bring a feasible contribution to the strengthening of relations, the fact that a recent visit to Turkmenistan helped him become witness of impressing successes reached in all areas of Turkmenistan in the past years.

2017 Asian

Inspiring Ashgabat tournaments demonstrate the level of Turkmen sportsmen for participation in V Asian Games

State News Agency of Turkmenistan,
photo by Suleiman Chariyev

300 kick boxers from 17 countries like the Republic of Korea, India, Malaysia, Jordan, Syria, Nepal, Iraq and other came to Ashgabat. Zohre Jumabayeva and Gulzada Jorakuliyeva from Turkmen team won gold twice in full contact and low kick disciplines. Totally, our team won 75 medals in kickboxing competitions and confidently headed tournament table in total medal count.

In the spotlight

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov congratulates People’s Artist of Turkmenistan Maya Kuliyeva on her birthday

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

Having won people’s love owing to your skills, hard and selfless work, you achieved large merits of native people and the Motherland.

In the spotlight

The Heads of Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan note positive dynamics of cooperation

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

Having warmly greeted each other, the Leaders of the countries confirmed invariable commitment of Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan to friendship, good will and neighbourhood.

Culture

People’s artist of the country, Hero of Turkmenistan Maya Kulieva, celebrates another birthday

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

People’s artist of the country, Hero of Turkmenistan Maya Kulieva, celebrates another birthday. The leader of nation Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov sent a congratulatory message to Maya Kulieva on the occasion of her birthday, as well as gorgeous flowers and gifts in a token of admiration for her talent, respect, and appreciation for an amazing performance and a huge contribution to the development of national art.

Oficial

The Head of Turkmenistan sends condolences to his Kyrgyz colleague in relation with vicitms of the avalanche in Osh region

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

On behalf of the people and the Government of Turkmenistan and personally, the Head of the State conveyed the words of sincere sympathy and support in this hard moment to the relatives and friends of deceased and injured people.

Oficial

Polad Bulbul Ogly expresses the gratitude to the President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov for conferment of honoured title

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

I appreciate this award as a sign of your attentive consideration to further development of bilateral cultural cooperation between Azerbaijan Republic and Turkmenistan. Today, our fraternal and friendly relations are comprehensively and dynamically developed. As a People’s Artist of both countries, I will continue make feasible contribution to consolidation of these relations.

In the spotlight

A telephone talk was held between the President of Turkmenistan and the President of Republic of Uzbekistan

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

The heads of the neighboring countries discussed the status and priorities of bilateral cooperation in terms of the fulfilment of agreements and long-range plans, reached during the Uzbek leader’s first state visit to Turkmenistan, held in the current year’s March. Whereby, it was noted the positive dynamics of their implementation.