News 11 may 2017


A new publication determines how long to keep records and documents of enterprises and organizations

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

The publication is a reference book, which provides information on how to estimate the value of documents, and standardizes their retention period. The List enables to regulate assessment procedures, and simplifies the selection of documents, which have political, economic, scientific and cultural significance and should be transferred to state archives for permanent storage.


Early voting starts in the run up to the parliamentary election

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

To ensure the proper procedure in accordance with Article 73 of the Election Code of Turkmenistan, members of the election commissions have prepared everything necessary for those, who are going on long-term business or vacation trips, and those, who, for whatever reason, will not be able to come to a polling station on the polling day to cast their vote.


Priority directions of Turkmen – German trade and economic cooperation are outlined

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

Representative delegation led by Deputy Minister, Head of Foreign Policy Department of the Federal Ministry of Economy of the Federal Republic of Germany Eckhard Franz arrived in Turkmen capital for participation in the meeting.


Turkmen school students win 5 bronze medals in the 34th Balkan Mathematic Olympiad

Victoria Novikova

Turkmen team was represented by the students of Ashgabat secondary specialized school no. 57 and the State boarding school for gifted children, which mathematics teacher Arslan Hojiyev were the tutor of young math specialists.


The oldest Children art school of the country is 80 years old

Oksana Vasilyeva,
Malake Mamedova

This year, the concert of young musicians of Children art school no. 1 was held in the hall of Turkmen National Conservatory and was dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the school. Representatives of the Ministry of Culture of Turkmenistan, city administration and public organizations were the guests of the event. Teachers and their students, parents of young talents as well as former graduates, for which music became the profession, were on the concert as well.


Editors, directors and operators of Turkmen TV channels have training on covering large events

Irina Imamkuliyeva

Four-day seminar was held in session format where the main time was paid to modern approaches to covering of large events on TV, in particular to composition and structuring of TV report, taking an interview, writing and editing the texts. Besides, the specifics of work of the reporter in stand-up format was highlighted.


Rice sowing area of Dashoguz Velayat to be more than 8 thousand hectares

Batry Urayev

As is known, Dashoguz and Lebap Velayats are the suppliers of rice to food markets of the country. In this year, it is planned to grow more than 34 thousand tons of rice only in the northern region. By the expansion of resource base and modernization of the infrastructure of agricultural complex, the northern region has all necessary conditions for cultivation of valuable food product including the fleet of super modern agricultural equipment. Building of modern facility for shelling of rice on the territory of S. Turkmenbashy etrap in 2015 created an opportunity to process largest part of the harvest at site and produce quality seeding material for rice farms of the velayat.