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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 completely provided with high quality seeding materials, fertilizers, modern equipment, water and other. The ...

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 responsibility. At present, the people of Turkmenistan are closely united by the spirit of sport that is also ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

The exposition of melons arranged at the Museum of Fine Arts filled with rich colors and aromas of summer

CULTURE   / 16.08.2017

The exhibition dedicated to the Turkmen Melon Day arranged in the Museum of Fine Arts greeted the visitors with the sunny palette of the generous harvest of melons. Scientists, doctors and breeders told about the healing properties of the ‘paradise fruit’, new varieties of melons, the secrets of their cultivation during the opening ...

Number of capital and regional universities accomplish entrance examinations 2017

SCIENCE   / 14.08.2017

Entrance examinations defined the names of the first year students of the Institute of Foreign Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, S. Seydi Turkmen State Pedagogical Institute (Turkmenabat), Agricultural institute in Dashoguz and three artistic educational institutes of our country, which were the first to finish entrance campaign. Six candidates contested for one place in pedagogical institute. In other above-mentioned universities, the competition was ...

Nuryagdy Nuryagdyev will represent our country in the World Boxing Championship in Hamburg

SPORT   / 14.08.2017

Now the national boxing team of Turkmenistan is headed by famous Russian coach, honoured master of sports, an Olympic champion, world and European champion Alexander Borisovich Lebzyak. He officially started to train the national team three and a half month back. But for this short period his trainees, participating in the international tournaments, had time to win seven awards. So, for example, in Baku in the Islamic games (on May 12-22) they won three ...

Unique mosaic panels of the Bronze Age are exposed in the Museum of Fine Arts

CULTURE   / 14.08.2017

The Museum of Fine Arts of Turkmenistan hosted a completion ceremony of the next Turkmen restorers’ project, supported on a competitive basis by the US Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation. This year, there were completed restoration works under its auspices on the reconstruction and museumification of unique mosaic panels, discovered several years ago during ...

З medals won by sambo wrestlers who represented our country at the sports festival of CIS countries

SPORT   / 14.08.2017

With a silver and two bronze medals our sambo wrestlers who performed in Ulyanovsk (Russian Federation) at the Festival of National Sports and Games of CIS countries, returned home. The "silver" was won by Niyazmyrat Shahmyradov who acted in a weight category of 68 kg. He works as trainer in one of the sports schools of Ashgabat. Bronze medals ...

Shamuhammed Kurbanov - owner of a gold medal of the youth kurash championship of Asia

SPORT   / 14.08.2017

Nine medals - such is the result of performance of our national team in the youth kurash championship of Asia held in Iran. For the superiority of the Asian part of the continent 110 best wrestlers from 11 countries gathered. Nevertheless, Turkmen athletes, having shown a great skill, won gold, silver and seven bronze medals. In addition - the third total team ...

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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 ...