Outdoor leisure activities – a charge of vigour and inspiration

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov goes fishing during his holidays President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, who is on holidays, went fishing to one of the picturesque lakes in the country.

Telephone conversation between President of Turkmenistan and First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan

President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev had a telephone conversation. The President of Turkmenistan congratulated the national leader of Kazakhstan on the 80th anniversary and wished him good health, inexhaustible life energy and success in his responsible work aimed at ensuring the further prosperity of the Kazakh people. People in Turkmenistan know and respect the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan as a wise politician, who has devoted his life to the development of the fraternal country and strengthening its authority in the international arena.

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President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov conducted an extended sitting of the Cabinet of Ministers, to which representatives of the Mejlis, heads of ministries and departments, higher educational institutions and the media, the hyakims of Ashgabat and velayats and their deputies were invited. At the sitting, the results of the development of the sectors of the national economic complex for six months of the current year were summarised, relevant reports were listened to, the work done was assessed, the implementation of the Presidential and other programmes of the country’s socioeconomic development was discussed, priority tasks for the second half of the year were identified and personnel issues were considered.

On the principles of constructive partnership

Relying on its neutral status and being based on the principles of maintaining peace, stability and sustainable economic development and improving the social wellbeing of all people in the world, independent neutral Turkmenistan is actively involved in consolidating the efforts of the world community within the framework of the United Nations to address global strategic issues. Entering the UN level with constructive initiatives, Turkmenistan, in essence, is forming a new security architecture aimed at ensuring stability and sustainable progress in the modern world, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov emphasises. Undoubtedly, the adoption of the Resolution of the UN General Assembly “Permanent Neutrality of Turkmenistan” on December 12, 1995, on the initiative of the independent Turkmen state, became a fundamentally new phenomenon in the practice of international relations and in the history of the UN, the most authoritative international organisation. As President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov emphasises, time has shown that this decision is consistent with the long-term goals of the United Nations, the interests of the development of the states and peoples of the world in peace. Turkmenistan has become a reliable UN partner in supporting and maintaining peace and political stability in the region and also developing friendship and cooperation.

Specialists for the country: New Directions of Specialisation

The current admission campaign at the higher educational establishments of our country has undergone noticeable adjustments compared to similar events last year. Not only did the number of entrants increased significantly, but the scope of the areas of specialisation offered to them expanded greatly. First of all, this is due to the fact that time does not stand still. The dynamics of active innovative transformations along almost all vectors of the national economy dictates its current requirements for the training of personnel in different areas. First of all, we need truly fine workmen, distinguished by high professional qualifications, rich baggage of knowledge and skills and a broad worldview, demanded by realities of our country’s development in the Era of Might and Happiness in order to reach other significant heights along the path of progress and prosperity. In total, the list of specialisation areas has increased by more than thirty items in all higher education establishments. So, for example, at Magtymguly Turkmen State University, on a paid basis, they begin training personnel on a new vector of study – Linguistics and Literary Criticism with an emphasis on the specialisation in the Russian Language and Literature. In the same oldest higher school in our country, also on a paid basis, at the undergraduate level, for the first time, admission is carried out for

Session of the Government: outcomes of 6 months, measures of financial stability, priorities of social and economic development

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov held extended session of the Cabinet of Ministers where representatives of National Parliament, heads of ministries and departments, high educational institutes, mass media, heads of Administration of Ashgabat and regions and their deputies have been invited. Outcomes of development of branches of national economy for 6 months of the year have been summed up, relative reports have been listened and evaluation of performed work has been made as well realization of the programmes of social and economic development of the country has been discussed, priority objectives have been specified for the second half of the year and personnel issues have been reviewed at the session.

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At the request of the Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers Sh. Durdyliyev and the hyakim of Ashgabat Y. Gylyjov, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov acquainted himself with the state of affairs at the facilities being built in the capital city, the beautification of the city and the maintenance of its sanitary state at the proper level. * * *

Election of Turkmenistan as Vice-Chair of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly - significant success of foreign policy

As reported by the Permanent Mission of Turkmenistan to the United Nations, on June 29, 2020, our country was elected as Vice-Chair of the upcoming 75th session of the UN General Assembly. Thus, the close partnership of Turkmenistan with the UN has received a new impetus, primarily in the context of the implementation of important international initiatives put forward by President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.

The path of Haajji-Arkadag – the path of people

What does it mean to be a leader of a nation, a country? This is not just a position or a title. This is the embodiment of the national unity based on trust, commitment to çommon values and a çommon vision of goals. President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov proclaimed a person as the main value of the state, and the well-being and happiness of his native people as the goal of the independent development of our country. The Turkmen leader is confidently leading the country towards this goal, opening new horizons for growth, marking the path with important and great achievements.

The President of Turkmenistan holds session on improvement of activity of cultural and mass media spheres

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov held working video conference session with participation of Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers B. Abdiyeva, who is in charge of cultural and mass media sphere, Press Secretary of the President of Turkmenistan K. Chariyardurdiyev, Chairman of the State News Agency of the country B. Amansariyev and Chairman of the Board of the Peace Fund of Turkmenistan M. Sariyeva. Matters related to organization of ceremonies on occasion of the anniversary of permanent neutrality of the country, popularization of success achieved in all sectors of national economy as well as wide demonstration of importance of constructive initiatives proposed by Turkmenistan have been brought out for discussion.