Craig Reedie: WADA is to provide assistance to Turkmenistan in establishing the National Anti-Doping Agency of Turkmenistan

In his address to President of Turkmenistan, President of the National Olympic Committee, President of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Craig Reedie thanked the Turkmen leader for the support provided to WADA and the goals to protect the athletes clear from doping.

“A meeting of the Executive Committee of the Central Asia Regional Anti-Doping Organisation and the seminar on coaching doping control inspectors took place in Turkmenistan in May, 2017 under your patronage. I am happy to inform you that according to the meeting participants, the meeting was a success. I would like to congratulate you and the Executive Committee of the V Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games for the organization of the Games in Ashgabat at the high level”, says Craig Reedie in his address.

“Moreover, I am happy to know that Turkmenistan has adopted the Law on Doping Control and establishes the National Anti-Doping Agency of Turkmenistan – NADAT. The increasing success of your country in the international sports was demonstrated during the V Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games, where Turkmenistan ranks first with 89 gold medals.

“WADA is to provide assistance to Turkmenistan in developing NADAT so that the efficiency of the national anti-doping programme allow Turkmen athletes to gain more clear victories”, says WADA President Craig Reedie.