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“Hope Island” is to become home for deserted dogs and cats

PEOPLE   / 20.08.2017

There is a parable. When human tamed wild animals at the dawn of civilization, it brought the plate with food to the dog. “He loves me so much if he shares his food with me” – the dog thought. When he put a plate with food in front of the cat, the cat thought “he needs me so much if he shares his food with me”. The human found the key to the hearts of these animals and placed them next to him – the cat in the house and the dog in the yard. Everyone had their own ...

Potter from Dashoguz made souvenir statues of Vepaly Alabay for the guest of Asian Games

CULTURE   / 20.08.2017

Pottery and house museum of master Bakhtiyar Hojaniyazov famous in our country, which is located in administration centre of S. A. Niyazov etrap, Dashoguz Velayat, attracts the attention of the specialists and lovers of decorative and applied arts. School and university students, numerous foreign guests often visit this place. Upper part of the house built by the master is decorated by large dome similar to the samples of ancient architecture and giving ...

The image of Turkmen cities is remarkable for ensemble groups and aesthetic expression

PEOPLE   / 20.08.2017

The modern urban-planning concept envisages the formation of a harmonious living environment, including comfort, innovation, and ecology. Park areas are formed and the elements of landscape design harmoniously replenish the architectural ensembles along with the construction of apartment houses, and creation of the social, cultural and entertaining ...

Liquid gas, technical iodine, textile and wheat became subjects of the auctions at SCRMET

ECONOMY   / 19.08.2017

Past week at the auctions of the State Commodity and Raw Materials Exchange of Turkmenistan 18 transactions were registered. For the foreign currency businessmen from Afghanistan bought liquid gas (SC "Turkmengaz") and businessmen from the United Arab Emirates purchased iodine technical (SC "Turkmenkhimiya"). Besides it, for the foreign currency ...

Session of the heads of sea ports of the Caspian sates is to be held in Avaza

COOPERATION   / 18.08.2017

Preparation to five-sided joint session of the heads of seaports of the Caspian states in Avaza National tourist zone on October 13 – 14 of this year is carried out. The sessions of the heads of seaports of the region are held since 2009. The seventh five-sided session was held in Iranian port Amirabad in 2015 where the decision of the next meeting in Turkmenistan ...

Priority directions of Turkmen- Pakistani cooperation are specified

COOPERATION   / 18.08.2017

Ashgabat hosted regular session of Intergovernmental Turkmen- Pakistani commission, for participation in which representative delegation of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan arrived in the capital. During the session, the sides shared the opinions of current relations, discussed wide spectrum of issues of bilateral cooperation, specified its priority directions and confirmed the ...

Winter crops sowing is to start on August 23 in Turkmenistan

ECONOMY   / 18.08.2017

According to the Resolution of the Head of the State, it is planned to allocate 760 000 hectares of land for winter crops and produce 1 600 000 tons of grain in the country in the next year. Comprehensive work is carried out for provision of food abundance, all conditions for productive work of the farmers and receiving of good yields are made in Turkmenistan. The farmers are ...

Ashgabat Olympic Complex hosts a celebration of sport

CULTURE   / 17.08.2017

A dazzling concert by our country’s and foreign performing artists has topped off the eventful day, which marks one month until the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games begin. President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov was a guest of honor at the spectacular event. For the first time ever, Turkmenistan hosts the mega sporting event. It is a great honor and enormous ...

Turkmen pilgrims go on a Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca

PEOPLE   / 17.08.2017

Today, a group of Turkmen pilgrims have departed for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, having taken a flight specially arranged by Turkmenhovayollary State National Service. 160 representatives from all the regions and the capital will make a Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and Medina during Kurban Bairamy Festival to carry out the sacred rites together with millions of pilgrims, who travel there from all over the world. In Medina, the pilgrims will visit the tombs of Prophet Muhammad and his companions, ...

Modern greenhouse complexes promote the implementation of the import substitution strategy

ECONOMY   / 17.08.2017

The increase in production capacity, import substitution program, uninterrupted provision of fresh vegetables and fruits to the population are the key objectives for the development of the agro-industrial complex in the country. The construction of greenhouse complexes of various capacities, which are able to satisfy the people’s demands in fruits and vegetables, has been launched throughout the country. The integrated approach promotes employment of ...

The second half of August – a period of active preparations for the new school year

SCIENCE   / 17.08.2017

A good tradition of last summer days – ‘school fairs’ opened on August 1 in all regions of the country. There are 15 points of sale opened in large markets and trading centres in the Turkmen capital. Every day, many people come there to purchase school supplies. The school fairs offer a variety of office supplies of attractive design for different age ...

Festivities in Turkmenistan to mark Turkmen Melon Day

PEOPLE   / 17.08.2017

A conference hall of the Turkmen Agricultural University has hosted a research and practice conference devoted to the national holiday – Turkmen Melon Day. This year, the holiday is timed to coincide with the celebrations marking 30 days to go until the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games. Among those attending the conference were leading melon growers, agriculturists, breeders, ...

The the Symbol of V Asian Games is hoisted to one of 7000 meter mountain of the Pamirs

SPORT   / 16.08.2017

The symbol of the coming large international competitions in Ashgabat was hoisted at the highest mountain crests of Turkmenistan and places of interest of every velayat of the country under the Ascent Project, which was organized by the State News Agency (TDH) and the Executive Committee for preparation of V Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games. Now, the Flag ...

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Ancient settlement Dargan-gala experienced genuine growth after entering of Khorezm to the State of Turkmen – Seljuks

03.03.2017

Archaeological monument is located in Bitarap etrap, Lebap Velayat near administration border with Dashoguz Velayat. It is about 4.5 km away from modern settlement with the same name and occupied 8 hectares. Dargan-gala relates to the VII – VIII centuries and no wonder that local resident call it differently – Kone-gala, ...

Dayahatyn architectural monument is one of the most preserved caravansary of the trade peak between the East and West

31.01.2017

The inn, located 170 km north of Turkmenabad, Lebap velayat, was built about one thousand years ago on the northern part of the Great Silk Road. Decoration of the walls, brickworks of arches, vaults and domes is made of fired bricks. The inexorable course of time and precipitation continue exerting baneful influence on this strong ...

Osty Gala ancient settlement is one of historical monuments located in Farab etrap, Lebap Velayat

29.01.2017

Osty settlement with 3 thousand square meters area dated by the I century A.C. is located near the village of the same name in Farab etrap. Three archaeological expeditions worked there in different years. By the artefacts found there, the scientists established that the settlement existed as a part of Kushan Empire, which occupied large territory of ...

Lebap Velayat: industrial complex, the centre of the monuments of spirituality and the pearl of nature

19.01.2017

The unprecedented horse marathon marking the V Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games continues its 500-day tour in the ancient land in the east of Turkmenistan, in Lebap Velayat. Lebap Velayat is the land with the footprints of dinosaurs and majestic karst caves, the most beautiful gorges, waterfalls and amazing moonscapes. The Amudarya River ...

The mud volcanoes – live breath of the earth

05.07.2016

The coast of the ancient Caspian Sea… Beautiful valleys and foothills left somewhere far behind. Mountain gorges with loud waterfalls and sparkling mountain rivers disappeared like mirages in desert. Steep slopes covered with juniper trees and colourful carpet of spring primrose are not seen anymore. Only from time to time, narrow strip of the sea flickers at the very edge of the horizon, and only ...

Baton of horse ride dedicated to Asian Games – 2017 was taken up by Balkan velayat – picturesque land of plenty with ancient history and original traditions

01.07.2016

For 100 days, seventeen horsemen will ride through historical places, make stops in cities and villages of western region of the country and pass along the east cost of the Caspian Sea. President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov said that this horse ride is summoned to reflect our richest ...