News 18 january 2018


President of Turkmenistan sent the condolences to the President of Uzbekistan over the victims of the fire in a bus

“I learned with the feeling of deep sorrow the news of the death of numerous citizens of your country,” the message of the head of Turkmen state reads. On behalf of the people and the Government of Turkmenistan, and on his own behalf, the Turkmen leader conveyed the words of sincere condolence in this difficult moment to the families, relatives and friends of the deceased, as well as wishes for speedy recovery to the injured.


Altyn-depe: the centre of developed craft production and temple complex

Jumamyrat Gurbangeldiyev, the Institute of International Relations

Our country is called the outdoor museum. Archaeological and architectural monuments are located in all velayats. The monument of neolith and Bronze Age (V – beginning of II millennium BC) Altyn-depe located 4 km north of Mayne settlement of Kaahka etrap is one of them. It was the place where number of settlements of ancient farmers including such big ones Yilgunly-depe and Altyn-depe, which togather with Namazga-depe made single cultural community, have sprang. The area of Altyn-depe is 26 hectares; the settlement raises 17 – 22 meters above the landscape. Shapeless clay hills, which make single system of architectural symbols together, are located on huge territory.


Meret Ashyrabyev is released from the post of the President of the Academy of Sciences of Turkmenistan

*** The President of Turkmenistan signed the Resolution, having approved the decision of the General assembly of the Academy of Sciences of Turkmenistan of 18 January 2018 on release of Meret Ashyrbayev from the post of the President of the Academy of Sciences of Turkmenistan.


"Today and every day on the arena ...": from the history of the Turkmen circus art

Vladimir ZAREMBO

Since 1905, the Askhabad newspaper periodically announced the tours of circus artists "from different countries and cities". The performances took place in the fundamental building, built at the corner of Mervsky Avenue and Stavropolskaya Street (nowadays Magtymguly Avenue and B. Kerbabaev Street), near the present Cinema and Concert Hall "Parahat" (Cinema Theatre "Mir"). The building belonged to Regina Dobrzhanska, and was named after the owner - Dobrzhanskaya Circus Theater. Why the theater? Because along with the circus performances, theatrical performances were also given in this ‘entertainment building’, as it appears in the documents of the Head of the Trans-Caspian region. In 1901, the ...


The Turkmenbashi complex of oil refineries increased exports by more than a third in 2017


In the list of petroleum products developed ahead of schedule and stable production growth, kerosene, diesel fuel, polypropylene, liquefied gas, lubricating oils and other products bearing the «TNGIZT» brand, enjoying stable demand domestically and abroad. The large quantities of gasoline, kerosene, diesel fuel, fuel oil, petroleum coke, lubricating oils and other products of fuel and oil and petrochemical production were shipped in the export version with Turkmenbashi complex of oil refineries. At the same time, the total value of the company's exports in 2017 increased by 36.3 percent compared to the same indicator in 2016.


New greenhouse complex will specialize in growing seedlings for landscape gardening in the Akhal Velayat

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

The object was erected in accordance with the Resolution of the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov "On the construction of greenhouse for growing seedlings of ornamental trees and flowers", becoming part of the implementation of the program for the production of import-substituting products, including plants that beautify the appearance of our cities, settlements and favorably affecting the environment.