News 2 june 2018


Craftswomen of Akhal region are recognized as the best in doing a felt carpet


The felt carpet is not for nothing called the younger sister of the carpet: an original felt plays a big role in the life of the Turkmen, performing decorative and household functions, acting as an important attribute of national rituals. For example, it has long been customary to prepare a bride in a dowry together with a carpet and felt carpet. When the young wife first crosses the threshold of the husband's house, a white felt is planted under her feet, with the hope that she will bring the purity of thoughts to the new family. The birthday party, who reached the age of 63, the age of the Prophet Muhammad, is put on a white felt during the celebration. Widely distributed and prayer carpets made of felt.


New Deputy Minister of Trade and Foreign Economic Relations Appointed

Gochmollayev, Begench Hojagulyyevich, who previously held this post, was relieved of duties by Resolution of the head of state.


Oil, glass and yarn are at the top of exchange trades

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

For foreign currency, businessmen for United Arab Emirates and Afghanistan bought gasoline, diesel fuel, petroleum road bitumen made by Turkmenbashy Refinery Complex. Entrepreneurs from Afghanistan also bought gasoline produced at Seydi Refinery while dealers from Switzerland procured B Type carbamide of the State Concern Turkmenhimiya. Colourless sheet glass and cotton yarn was purchased by representatives of UAE, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. Total amount of transactions exceeded 23,934,000 US dollars.

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Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Igor Makarov discuss cooperation in sports

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

Having expressed sincere gratitude for spared time and opportunity to discuss topical subject of bilateral cooperation, the guest took the opportunity and cordially congratulated the Head of the State on the World Bicycle Day on June 3 declared by the United Nations General Assembly by the initiative of the President of Turkmenistan.

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Recep Tayip Erdogan invites Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov to the opening of Trans-Anatolian gas pipeline

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

Having warmly greeted each other, the leaders of two countries exchanged the congratulations on the Holy Month of Ramadan, having addressed the wishes of wealth and prosperity to Turkmen and Turkish nations.


The famous and beginning artists presents a picturesque story about Turkmen children and family traditions


All necessary conditions are created in our country for harmonious development and disclosure of the creative potential of the younger generation. Famous artists and young talents presented a picturesque narrative about the life of Turkmen children, their hobbies and aspirations, as well as family values.

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UCI President Thanks Turkmen Leader for Promoting Cycling and Popular Biking

Celebrating this inaugural event will reemphasize the social and environmental benefits of cycling, and UCI will continue supporting this process.