News 18 may 2017

In the spotlight

Working visit of President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev to be held on May 19 - 20

At a joint session of the Cabinet and the State Security Council, Cabinet Deputy Chairman and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov reported on the preparations for the Turkmen-Uzbek top level talks.

Oficial

Governor of the ATU of Gagauzia thanked the Turkmen leader for the construction of a kindergarten

“The construction on your personal initiative and the commissioning of a modern kindergarten in the village of Cismichioi became an important event for Gagauzia and the entire Republic of Moldova.

Oficial

New edition of the Law «Countermeasures against the Corruption» is developed

It was mentioned that anticorruption law, which will be considerably amended and supplemented, will outline legal and organizational methods for counteract the corruption undertaken for prevention, detection and reveal of the offences as well as institution of responsibilities to those who perform such actions.

Culture

The Mukams Palace of the State Cultural Centre hosts celebration concert

State News Agency of Turkmenistan,
Photo by Yuri Shkurin

It was a great pleasure for the spectators to see the performance of musician bakhshys who presented the bouquet of national tunes and songs. Popular stage vocalists performed the dedications to moon-like beauties sang in numerous lyrical works of Turkmen poets were awarded with long applause. Violinists of Mukam ensemble performed original presentation of musical “Thoughts of Magtumguly”.

In the spotlight

Topical issues of internal and foreign policy are reviewed at the joint session of the Cabinet of Ministers and the State Security Council

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

Summing up the report, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov highlighted that further improvement of the efficiency and implementation of advanced technologies in all branches of the economy, optimum use of investment potential, establishment of new productions and development of non- governmental sector have to be the main targets during development of the draft of the State budget. It is necessary to attach large attention to expansion of modern infrastructure in all regions, to improvement of the system of social protection of the citizens including the issues of improvement of wellbeing of the people, - the Leader of the Nation noted, having addressed the Vice – premier with specific instructions on development of the draft of important financial document of the country.

Sport

Turkmen boxers win gold and silver medals at IV Islamic Solidarity Games

State News Agency of Turkmenistan,
Photo by Dmitry Gorshkov

Arslanbek Achilov competing in the weight category up to 81 kg is a winner of the gold. In the final match, he confidently won the boxer from Azerbaijan. This award put our national team up in the total team count.

In the spotlight

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov lays flowers to the Monument of the Constitution and Magtumguly Fragi

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

Members of the Government, Chairperson and deputies of the Mejlis, Hyakim of Ashgabat, leaders of military and law enforcement agencies, heads of diplomatic missions accredited in our country, foreign businessmen gathered there. There were also representatives of public organizations, enterprises of the capital, mass media, honoured elders, students, art and culture personnel among the participants.

In the spotlight

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov congratulates the compatriots on the 25th anniversary of the constitution of Turkmenistan and the Day of Magtumguly Poetry

The Constitution of the country plays the key role in improvement of the laws regulating the state policy in different spheres. For improvement of democratic and legal basis, the constitutional reforms were made in 1995, 1999, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2016 and our Main Law reflects positive world’s practice and fundamental ideas of national and universal values. As the result, not only the content part of the Constitution was amended but the structure itself was fundamentally changed.