News 17 september 2017

In the spotlight

Ashgabat 2017 Opening Ceremony gets off to a start

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

In the afternoon, the Head of the State arrived to the building of the Trade and Industrial Chamber where the participants of current event have gathered.

In the spotlight

Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov: 5th Asian games by its structure of participants, and number of sports disciplines have a special character

«Today in Ashgabat we start the 5th Asian indoor and martial arts games. I warmly congratulate on this significant event my compatriots, our dear visitors, international sports public, - the head of the state told.

In the spotlight

The Heads of Turkmenistan and Armenia outline the priorities of cooperation

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

Having warmly greeted each other, the Leaders of two countries had joint photo on the background of the State Flags of Turkmenistan and the Republic of Armenia.

In the spotlight

President of Turkmenistan Meets with Uzbek Colleague

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

Leaders of the two countries cordially greeted each other and were photographed against the background of the State flags of Turkmenistan and the Republic of Uzbekistan.

In the spotlight

Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Sergey Lebedev share the visions on the partnership under the CIS

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

Having expressed sincere gratitude for spared time, the guest noted that he is glad to visit our country again and take part in the events on occasion of the beginning of the Asian Games.

2017 Asian

Tennis Player from Turkmenistan, Isa Mametgulyev, Advances to Second Round

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

The central court of the Olympic Village saw the Turkmen tennis player, Isa Mametgulyev, outpoint Bira Tebatibunga of Kiribati 6:2, 6:0 in two sets. Isa will now compete in the second round of the tournament.

People

Participants of 500-day Horse Relay Deliver the Torch of 5th Asian Games to Ashgabat

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

And early in the morning today, 500 days later, the horsemen arrived at the festively decorated Ahalteke Equestrian Complex at the foothills of the Kopetdag Mountains. Elders from all five provinces of the country, numerous guests, representatives of public organizations, mass media, and culture and art professionals gathered at the site and awaited the beginning of the event.

Oficial

Russian Delegation Headed by Valentina Matvienko Received at National Parliament

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

Having thanked the hosts for the cordial welcome, the guests extended their heartfelt congratulations for the start of Asiada – 2017 and stressed they were delighted to be a part of this great sport festival.

Oficial

Meeting with Speaker of Georgian Parliament Takes Place at National Parliament

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

The head of the legislative body of the friendly country took the opportunity to convey greetings and sincere felicitations on the beginning of the major athletic competitions from the President of Georgia, Giorgi Margvelashvili, to President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and the people of Turkmenistan.

In the spotlight

Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Nursultan Nazarbayev outline the priorities of cooperation

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

Greeting each other, the Leader of two countries had joint photo on the background of the State Flags of Turkmenistan and the Republic of Kazakhstan.

In the spotlight

Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Emomali Rahmon express the interest in activation of dialog

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

Warmly greeting each other, the leaders of two countries had joint photo on the background of the State Flags of Turkmenistan and the Republic of Tajikistan.

In the spotlight

The presidents of Turkmenistan and Afghanistan spoke in favor of diversifying cooperation

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

The leaders of the two countries warmly greeting each other photographed against the background of the national flags of Turkmenistan and the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.

In the spotlight

Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov is commended with the the Order of Tatarstan Duslyk

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

The Chairperson of the Mejlis, deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan, members of the Government delegation of the Republic of Tatarstan and mass media representatives took part in the ceremonial event.

In the spotlight

Leaders of Turkmenistan and Tatarstan outline the spheres of joint work

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

Warmly greeting each other, the Leader of Turkmenistan and the Head of the largest Russian region had joint photo on the background of State Flags.

Economy

The subjects of exchange trades were petroleum products, textiles, cotton fiber and wheat

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

Businessmen from Tajikistan and Afghanistan purchased for foreign currency gasoline, hydro treated diesel fuel, heating oil produced at the Turkmenbashi complex of oil refineries. In addition, terry products, cotton yarn, cotton-fiber, food wheat were sold for foreign currency. Buyer’s country are Russia, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, Turkey, Cyprus, Georgia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, etc. The total amount of bargains exceeded $ 14 million.