News 16 september 2017

In the spotlight

Presidents of Turkmenistan and Pakistan concretised priority spheres of interaction

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

The Turkmen leader warmly welcomed the honoured guest. Presidents of two countries were photographed in front of the national flags of Turkmenistan and Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Then the conversation between heads of two states took place.

In the spotlight

Valentina Matvienko was conferred the title of Honourable citizen of Ashgabat

At the solemn ceremony President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov signed the corresponding Ukase and told of Valentina Matvienko's special merits in development of relations between Turkmenistan and the Russian Federation, expansion of cooperation in policy, economy, science, education and culture and also noted his great personal contribution to consolidation of friendship of two people.

In the spotlight

The President of Turkmenistan and Chairwoman of the Council of Federation of Russia discussed prospects of interaction

The guest has conveyed to the head of the state congratulation and best regards in conduction of this large scale sports competition from President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and Chairman of the government of Russia Dmitry Medvedev.

In the spotlight

Heads of Turkmenistan and Moldova discuss the priorities of cooperation

Congratulating Turkmen Leader on the beginning of Ashgabat 2017 Games, the President of Moldova noted that events of such scale supports the activation of international relations and establishment of the atmosphere of trust and understanding.

In the spotlight

Head of the Asian Olympic Council commends organization of the Games during the meeting with the President of Turkmenistan

Having congratulated the Head of the State on coming start of 2017 Asian Games, the guest confirmed the interest of the AOC in expansion of cooperation with Turkmenistan.

2017 Asian

Turkmenistan team wins 16 gold medals in the first day of the Games

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

The first gold to the collection of national team was brought by jujitsu duo classic competitions. Jelilmuhammed Hojamuradov and Murad Gimmiyev in men’s double and Jahan Durdiyeva and Mekan Nurjikov in mixed won the gold. Patma Hojayeva and Murad Gimmiyev also won the gold in duo show. Patma Hojayeva and Jahan Durdiyeva also won silver medals in two jujitsu disciplines – duo show and duo classic. The bronze in men’s double duo show was won by Ahmet and Yusup Tangriberdiyev.