The capital hosted the XXI Conference of Humanitarian Association of Turkmens of the World. representatives of Turkmen diasporas from foreign countries as well as delegates from all parts of the country took part in work of the forum.
Development of cultural and humanitarian relations with our compatriots from different countries of the planet is one of the most important directions of international policy of independent Turkmenistan.
Being the President of the Humanitarian Association of Turkmens of the World, Head of the State Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov pays great attention to the work for cohesion of our compatriots abroad. According to the initiative of the Head of the State, Turkmen diasporas are supported in protection of the language and original traditions, in construction of social and cultural facilities. For example, Magtumguly Fragi secondary comprehensive school was built by the initiative of the President of our country by Turkmen constructors and opened this year in Funtovo village, Volga Area, Astrakhan Region, the Russian Federation, which has the biggest Turkmen diaspora in this region.
Turkmen State Institute of Economy and Management hosted scientific and practical conference “Fundamentals of Social and Economic Development of Turkmenistan” where leading specialists of different branches of the economy, scientists, professors and lecturers of the universities and students took part.
The spokespersons noted high efficiency of the reforms implemented by the President of Turkmenistan as well as the scale of the objectives of the personnel of all branches of national economy.
Reports reflecting important aspects of international and market relations, development of banking system, introduction of innovative technologies to production, social policy and many other have been listened to and discussed during the conference.
03.06.2018. “I cordially congratulate you on the World Bicycle Day that is widely celebrated at the international level as well as in our country for the first time! I firmly believe that this international holiday that symbolizes the festivity of such universal ideals as peace, friendship, humanism will occupy a worthy place in the national calendar as a special date that enhances our unity and cohesion”, says President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov in his Address.
“Cycling is very popular all around the world and one of the most popular sports included into the programme of the Olympic Games. Its history started with the first cycle race covering a distance between the cities of Paris and Rouen in 1869. At present, cycling not only demonstrates the progressive changes in the sports field, but also embodies the triumph of the peace-loving aspirations of mankind, friendship and solidarity. We pay significant attention to making peoples closer to each other, strengthening peace, good relations and positive cooperation on the planet, including the development of international cooperation in the field of sports”, the President says.
“In this area, Turkmenistan builds up partnership with the International Olympic Committee, the Olympic Council of Asia, the United Nations Office on Sport for Development and Peace, the UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for Physical Education and Sport, the World Health Organization, as well as the other international and interregional sports organizations.
19.05.2018. Saturday working day of the President of Turkmenistan was forestalled by cycling ride – early in the morning, the Head of the State made cycling ride from the Kopetdag foothills to the centre of the capital.
During the ride, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov looked around the amenities of the capital’s outskirts, condition of manmade green zones which are supplemented every year with new trees.
The Head of the State arrived to the place where the Path of Health running along the mountain ranges of the Kopetdag finishes. In last several years, the Path of Health turned into one of the most visited place of Ashgabat. Numerous supporters of healthy life style regularly make the ascent along the Path.
After, the President of Turkmenistan continued his ride along Archabyl Avenue where business centre of the capital is formed up. At present, new facilities are built there by old partner of Turkmenistan – famous French company Buig Batiman.
After, the ride of the Head of the State ran along Bitarap Turkmenistan Avenue and reached the Square of Independence. Thus, early in the morning, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov made cycling ride, having covered 30 kilometres to his work place.
The head of the State finished his ride at the State Tribune and went to Oguzkhan Palace Complex.
Being supported and active populariser of healthy life style, the President demonstrates excellent example to be followed by the compatriots, first of all by the youth.
Owing to the attention of the Head of the State to the development of sports in the country, Turkmen athletes received excellent training base and confidently compete at prestigious international tournaments. At present time, National team trains for the main sport event 0 XXXII Summer Olympic Games in Japan in 2020.
09.05.2018. According to good traditions, cities and towns of the country honour the memory of the heroes lost in war and the veterans. This remarkable date occupies important day of national calendar as a symbol of patriotism and courage of Turkmen people, its invariable commitment to the principles of peace-loving and creation, wise advices of the ancestors.
Prior this glorious day, educational facilities of Turkmenistan held the meetings with representative of elder generation, thematic exhibitions, literature sessions. The veterans of those years as well as workers of the home front and widows received monetary awards and valuable gifts on behalf of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.
According to good traditions, heads of non-governmental organizations, Mejlis deputies, representative of working collectives and clergy, honoured elders, students, residents and guests of the capital including sons, daughters and grandchildren of the war heroes gathered at «Halk hakydasy» Memorial Complex to honour the memory of the warriors who did not make it back home from the most bloodshed war in the history. The heads of diplomatic missions accredited in Turkmenistan were among the participants of the event.