News 17 may 2017


Monument in honor of Makhtumkuli was opened in the border province of Afghanistan

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

As participants of the ceremony have emphasized the imperishable poetry of Makhtumkuli Fragi, his humanistic ideals and covenants serve as an exemplary school of wisdom, high spirituality and morality. The poems of the great poet-thinker with calls for unity, cohesion, humanism, his immortal statements, have become an integral part of universal human values, including the Afghan people.


Social priorities are strategic guidelines for the national policy

“The state is responsible to each citizen and ensures the creation of conditions for free individual development, protects the life, honor, dignity, freedom, personal integrity, natural and inalienable rights of a citizen”. This constitutional provision is the policy foundation of President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov.


Meaningful leisure of young Uzbek guests in Avaza

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

Athletics led off sports calendar of children, resting on the ecologically clean Turkmen coast of the Caspian Sea. Teams of Turkmen and Uzbek boys and girls, formed by groups of children’s health center, competed in the 200-meter relay of four stages. Guests from Uzbekistan won in the junior dash, who occupied the whole symbolic victory podium. Among girls, the Turkmen schoolgirls excelled on racetracks. Their herd mates from the fraternal country took the second and third positions.


In the Moldovan village a kindergarten, built on the initiative of the President of Turkmenistan was opened

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

The Turkmen leader voiced this idea in 2013 during his official visit to Kishinev. The ceremony of laying the kindergarten was held with the participation of the top leadership of Moldova in May 2015. President of the Republic of Moldova Igor Dodon also arrived to the present opening of the preschool institution. From the Turkmen side, on behalf of President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov Rashid Meredov, Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, Foreign Minister of Turkmenistan took part in the ceremony. Together with the head of the ATU Gagauzia Irina Vlah they cut the symbolic ribbon, officially having opened the kindergarten "Dostluk".


«The World of Indian Textile» exhibition is dedicated to the 25th anniversary of Turkmen – Indian diplomatic relations.

Tamara Glazunova,
photo by Yuri Shkurin

Talented Indian people carefully protect their unique and original national culture, which was generated through the centuries, and proudly popularize their achievements. We are well familiar with hand-made inlayed brass dishes of Indian masters, different jewellery decorations made of natural stones, cosmetics and such popular brand as Indian tea. The exhibition of Indian textile is held for the first time in our country and rises increased interest.


The students of the Institute of Transport and Communication are the winners of international contest in nomination «For the Best Project and Breakthrough in Robotics»

Victoria Novikova

Our country was represented at the annual contest organized by the Ministry of Education of Turkey by the team of Turkmen State Institute of Transport and Communication. Its composition included the members of the institute’s Council of Young scientists, the students of communication and railway transport department Ymamberdy Durdiyev and Shirmuhammet Vepayev as well as lecturers of Telecommunication department Vepa Guyjov. Turkmenistan team participating in four nominations headed the three of the prize-winners among foreign participants.

In the spotlight

The President of Turkmenistan takes part in the opening of large complex of the facilities the capital living estate «Tyaze Zaman»

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

Construction of the project of another stage of urban improvement of yaze Zaman” is given to private construction companies – the members of the union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan.