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Important events of the epoch of prosperity

Every day of the year «Turkmenistan — the Home of Peace and Trust» in which we celebrate the 30th Anniversary of our Independence is full of glorious events. It inspires all the people of our Fatherland, going forward under guidance of our esteemed President and fills our prosperous life with joy and happiness. In April of the year «Turkmenistan — the Home of Peace and Trust» several opening ceremonies of modern buildings showing the exact results of the changes carried out under the guidance of our esteemed President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and development of our country with rapid spaces. These ceremonies were held in honour of the 30th Anniversary of Independence of Turkmenistan, the 140th Anniversary of Ashgabat and of the year «Turkmenistan-the Home of Peace and Trust».

Ashgabat –the city of beauty and love

Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, President of Turkmenistan:— In the Epoch of Might and Happiness our beautiful capital with its wonderful palaces, high buildings, constructions of different significance includes the great achievements of the advanced engineering-technical views in it as the example of the present level attained by the economic growth of the country and the national architectural traditions continued in centuries. In Independent, permanently Neutral Turkmenistan under the guidance of our esteemed President the ceremonial events taking place in connection with the Independence of our country and the 140th Anniversary of our marble coated city of Ashgabat widely spread. Opening and giving for exploitation of large buildings, structures for production and social purposes on the eve of these dates increases more the beauty of our marble city and regions.

Peace and trust: goals of the globe

On April 15, 2021, there were two opening ceremonies of magnificent buildings — a new building of Congress Centre of Turkmenistan and Reception Centre in the southern part of our capital with the participation of our esteemed President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. Moreover, international conference session, so called «International Co-operation of Independent and Permanent Neutral Turkmenistan in Honour of Peace and Trust» was held in the splendid Congress Centre on that day. After the opening ceremony, the President of Turkmenistan opened the session and noted that this splendid facility designed to become a welcoming and comfortable place for meetings of multi-format discussions of topical issues of international life. During the session, it was highly evaluated that Turkmenistan participates actively in building priorities of trust and mutual understanding, following positive neutrality and maintaining international peace within the framework of the UN. As we know, on the initiative of our esteemed President this year has been called «International Year of Peace and Trust» by the UN and this initiative reflected as our motto of 2021 as «Turkmenistan — the Home of Peace and Trust. Therefore, it was symbolic that with the opening of this new building the first congress session was held in honor of Peace and Trust. It is fact that the value of peace, sustainable development an

Turkmenistan — Unesco: paving roads from the homeland

In a modern diplomacy the cultural diplomacy is considered the core of public diplomacy. It includes the exchange of ideas, information, art, language and other aspects of culture among countries in order to foster mutual understanding. The main purpose is to protect the national interests of states by spreading a positive understanding around the world. Nowadays states more actively use positive platforms such as organizations to promote their national interests. One of these kinds of organizations is UNESCO which stands for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. Turkmenistan became the member of UNESCO on August 17, 1993, and since then, a special mechanism has been established at the national level for systematic co-operation with this organization. The national mechanism of work consists of the National Commission of Turkmenistan for UNESCO and the Permanent Mission of Turkmenistan to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

The Ecology Diplomacy of Turkmenistan

In the Epoch of Might and Happiness the ecology policy directed at the interests of the universal humanity of our country developing with high rates under the wise guidance of our esteemed President is met with a great interest by the world community and the initiatives put forward in this trend by our Independent state are realized successfully. The initiatives and proposals put forward by our National Leader at the sessions of the General Assembly of the United Nations Organization, at the «Rio+20» International Conference, at the 3rd World Conference called «Diminishing the Risk of Natural Disasters», at the 7th World Water Council and other international conferences show that our country approaches seriously the solution of global ecological problems. Approving the main conventions on protection of nature of the United Nations Organization Turkmenistan closely co-operates with international organizations in this trend. Together with the Development Program of the UNO, the Environmental Protection Program of the UNO, The Universal Ecological Fund and other authoritative international organizations tens of ecological programs and projects are realized in our country and on the regional level. Great works are being carried out in our country in order to increase the ecological outlook of the population. A complex of new laws were adopted on protection of nature. «The National

Digital economy: Perfect innovative Growth

In the Epoch of Might and Happiness the state policy put forward by our esteemed President on digitalization and technological development of our national economy is the main condition of the innovative development of our country. The measures carried out according to Programs on developing the digital economy in Turkmenistan are aimed at improving the living standards of the population by forming an educated society, creating an information space in all sectors, introducing modern and the most advanced technologies into production, improving the management system, making goods and services available as well as improving their quality. The Decree of our esteemed President «On Approval of the Conception on Developing of Digital Economy in Turkmenistan for 2019 — 2025» signed on November 30, 2018 opened a wide the way for the introduction of digital technologies in the social system. The digital economy is closely connected with such notions as speed, benefit, thrift. The role of the state in the development of the economy is aimed at two purposes: the first is improving the legal system adapted to new conditions, the second is to create favorable conditions for development of enterprises and companies which implement innovative technologies by following the digital principles of production. As can be seen from the experience of the developed countries of the world, the digital e

Magtymguly, The great turkmen poet

Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, President of Turkmenistan: — Magtymguly Pyragy, the great Turkmen poet and philosopher who illuminated the hearts of the people with the rays of kindness is one of the highly adorable personalities for the Turkmen people. Magtymguly, the classic Turkmen poet of the 18th century, according to existing scientific information was born in 1724 in the village of Hajygovshan located near the Gurghen River. Magtymguly was from the Gerkez group of the Gokleng tribe of Turkmens. In his poem «Marked in the World» («Äleme belgilidir») he writes:

Muhammet Bayram Khan, Turkmen Poet and a famous Statesman

Muhammet Bayram Khan the Turkmen (1501 — 1561) was a skilled poet, a famous statesman, a brave military commander, who embodied the true features of the Turkmen character and after the death of the emperor Babur in 1530 he became the adviser of the ruler Humayun. At that time he also took part in diplomatic missions and in battles as the brave general. Our esteemed President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov notes: «The poetic and philosophical unity of thoughts, multifaceted views on the glorification of humanity, the elevation of the human dignity are the main features of the poet's work. The literary heritage of Bayram Khan, which entered the universal poetic treasury as an ode to humanity, friendship, goodness and beauty, is our pride».

Modern hothouse complexes

In the Epoch of Might and Happiness, under the wise leadership of our National Leader, the year «Turkmenistan is the Home of Peace and Trust» marked with great achievements and historic events, inspires the spirit of our people. On the 25th of March the participation of our esteemed President in the opening ceremony of the modern hothouse complex in Kaka region of the Ahal province has become one these important historic events. The President of Turkmenistan, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov gave his blessings to the opening ceremonies of newly constructed hothouses in the Ak bugday district of the Ahal province, in the city of Turkmenbashy of the Balkan province, in the Gorogly district of the Dashoguz province, in the Charjev district of the Lebap province and in the Sakarchage district of the Mary province via television space bridge. Their total area is equal to 35 hectares. These hothouses intended to produce 8 thousand 750 tons of vegetable products annually, have been equipped with modern technologies and water-saving technical systems. It is also pleasant to mention that commissioning of these hothouse complexes creates about 400 new jobs and the heads of these hothouses received new agricultural technical machines, the worldwide popular «John Deere» tractors as a gift of our esteemed President. In his speech at the opening ceremony of the new hothouse complexes our National L

Neutrality of Turkmenistan is the foundation of peaceful development

In the Epoch of Might and Happiness, as a result of wise foreign policy realized by our country the authority of our Fatherland on the international level is constantly rising. The open doors policy of our Motherland creates great opportunities to establish goodwill relations with any country of the world. The main goal of the foreign policy strategy of our Neutral state is to develop bilateral and multilateral relations with the world community. Widening political, trade-economic and cultural humanitarian relations with different states, especially with the countries of the region and with neighbouring states is one of the primary trends. The realization of mutually beneficial and equal relations creates opportunities to understand the present situation of co-operation and to discuss its future trends.

The Health doctri­ne of our Na­tio­nal Lea­der — the so­urce of pros­pe­rous and healt­hy li­fe

Now it has become the usual ha­bit for me: on rest-da­ys or af­ter work whi­le having tea my hand stretches to the books­helf. It is very in­te­res­ting and plea­sant for me to read books writ­ten by our Na­tio­nal Leader on dif­fe­rent the­mes. Fol­lo­wing my usual ha­bit I be­gan rea­ding the bo­ok «The Doctri­ne of Ar­ka­dag is the So­urce of Health and Ins­pi­ra­tion» and af­ter it I decided to wri­te about the sig­ni­ficance of the healt­hy li­fe cour­se of our count­ry which became the pri­ma­ry trend of the sta­te po­licy in our count­ry. Of cour­se, in the year «Turk­me­nis­tan – the Ho­me of Peace and Trust» when such sacred no­tions as health, ins­pi­ra­tion are en­riched with glo­rious and his­to­ric events it is not by chance that I decided to wri­te about the health po­licy of our He­ro Ar­ka­dag. Because the healt­hy mo­de of li­fe can be se­en on the per­so­nal examp­le of our es­tee­med Pre­si­dent who go­es in for dif­fe­rent kinds of sports and his po­licy is di­rected at brin­ging up healt­hy young ge­ne­ra­tion. The fun­da­men­tal works car­ried out by our es­tee­med Pre­si­dent, his great chan­ges in or­der to bring up young ge­ne­ra­tion who are the fu­tu­re of our Fat­her­land as educated, pat­rio­tic per­so­na­li­ties who have per­fect mo­ral fea­tu­res are invaluab­le wealth. First of all, the care for the health our peop­le, inclu­ding youth is one of

International association turkmen alabay dogs in international relations

The Turkmen people are known for their significant contribution to the material and cultural treasures of the world, preserving their national values throughout their ancient history. The Akhal-Tekke horses, Turkmen carpets, Turkmen Alabay dogs are our national values, which are formed at the level of unique art. The Turkmen alabay dog belongs to the world-famous breed of dogs, which has been considered a loyal companion and friend from ancient times to the present day. It is the pride and inalienable protector of the nation. Its statues found in Altyndepe and Gonurdepe, Parthian rites depicting a dog found in ancient Nisa, paintings on the walls evidence about their roots in the history of mankind.

The Turkmen Horse is the model of quickness and beauty

The Akhal-Tekke horses, the pride of our people have become the valuable part of the world culture. The books written by our National Leader, devoted to Turkmen horses becoming popular in the world created wide opportunities not only for our people but for the world community to get acquainted with valuable information about Turkmen horses. Our people connect their great traditions, their world outlook and great successes with horses. Our esteemed President in his book «A Horse — a Symbol of Faithfulness and Happiness» tells about the interconnection of the past, present and future. Besides that our National Leader notes in his books that Turkmen horse became the symbol of beauty, perfection, devotion, natural harmony, human talent and diligence. Today the Akhal-Tekke horse with its rapid pace has become the symbol of great achievements in the development of our Fatherland. Our National Leader expressing with his whole spirit the respect and love of our people for horses, the works on taking care about horses, protection of the purity of species of Akhal-Tekke horses, increasing their number put on the level of the state policy. The National Holiday of the Turkmen Horse held in our country every year in reality is one of the bright symbols of the best customs and traditions of our people and such values have created the unique culture, spirit of the nation. In accordance with o

Bicycle —a means of healthy life

The word «Bicycle» was derived from the conjunction of Latin words «velox» — fast and «pes» — foot. As is known from its name, in this type of sport knee and foot parts of a leg are mostly active. Doctors have noted that as a result of continual daily cycling in fresh air, there is a very low level of possibility for developing exhaustion, anxiety and distress in a human body. Moreover, it contributes to keep metabolism in stability and eliminate excess fats. The effect of physical conditions occurring during cycling extends to 2-3 hours after stopping it. Nowadays, a bicycle is considered to be the most widespread means of transport. Its cheap price, light weight, small size, no fuel consumption and its safety increase the attraction of this type of transport. Cycling as a sport is especially popular in our country. At present construction of modern cycle tracks and other sport complexes, the wonderful tradition of our National Leader holding regular cycling marches uniting thousands of population of Turkmenistan gave a powerful impetus to developing cycling sport.

Digital diplomacy and its importance

Diplomacy was always the major contributor to the development of Turkmenistan and as for today our country has conducted various dimensions of diplomacy such as transport diplomacy, cultural diplomacy, and education diplomacy. Invention of new technologies and advancement of Internet presents us digital diplomacy, which is completely new in the 21st century. Digital diplomacy is widely defined as the use of Internet and new information communication technologies to help achieve diplomatic objectives. Looking ahead, digital diplomacy will be integrated into the way states interact with each other. Using internet and social platforms to achieve diplomatic objectives will be a daily routine for diplomatic missions in the future. From today’s perspective, it is possible to give the fair predictions about what is going to happen to the international relations and how the way it is conducted will change. Digital diplomacy is starting to be widely implemented all over the world today and tomorrow it will be the most integrated tool in international relations.

Novruz bayram —holiday of renewal and benevolence

Novruz is annually celebrated in our country on March 21-22, the day of the vernal equinox, and heralds the coming of the New Year. Novruz is one of the oldest holidays that have lived for many centuries in the souls and memory of many nations, including Turkmen people. Today this bright holiday has acquired an international status, embodying the high principles of peace, humanism, diligence, being a symbol of friendship and goodwill. This beautiful, widely celebrated spring holiday contributes to the strengthening of peaceful relations between states and popularizes the historical and cultural traditions of peoples. From times immemorial, Turkmen people have been especially zealous in celebrating numerous national celebrations. For the Turkmen, the words «toy» and «bayram», meaning «celebration» and «holiday» are very important. National holidays spiritually enrich and strengthen the cohesion of the people, give rise to new rituals, customs and traditions that are subsequently passed on from generation to generation. The same attitude is shown to celebration of Novruz Bayram, since the coming of the New Year is considered a sacred event for our people. On the days preceding the holiday and on Novruz itself, various ritual actions are performed, folk customs and traditions are observed. They cover all spheres of the life of society and are carried out in order to ensure the wel

Studying current foreign policy and international co-operation

Formation of a comprehensively developed young generation with deep knowledge and a broad outlook, training of highly qualified personnel capable of thinking in a new way are the priority tasks of state policy in modern Turkmenistan. Now, when special attention is paid to the intellectual development of the nation, there is a wide opportunity for the young generation to receive high-quality education and conduct fruitful scientific and educational activities. In the year of «Turkmenistan — Homeland of peace and trust», our country is celebrating the 30th anniversary of Independence with great achievements in the sphere of education. A large-scale scientific activity is carried out at the Institute of International Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, the development of which is paid special attention by our esteemed President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. Speaking at a meeting on foreign policy and diplomacy, which was held on February 9 of this year, the President of Turkmenistan noted the particular importance of the tendency for in-depth study of new directions in political science, the implementation of scientific research on topical issues of foreign policy of Turkmenistan. Moreover, the Head of our state instructed to continue active scientific activities, introduce modern information technologies into the educational process and organize on an ongoi

Agahan Durdyyev, the Pioneer of the new Turkmen Literature

In his book «The time to look back» remembering the course of life and the creative work of Agahan Durdyyev, a well-known Turkmen writer, one of the pioneers of the new Turkmen prose Alexander Ivanovich Aborskiy wrote: «For a long time there is not Agahan among us. Schoolchildren, young people read his books, philologists study his manuscripts, from time to time in editorial office or in the Union of Writers they remember this quiet and at the same time significant, bright man. One day, as if by chance, it was revealed that in comparison with his contemporaries of the same age, Agahan mastered well pure, rich Turkmen language. It is of course very important and these features for the young Turkmen prose are of no small importance. But not only purity of the language and picturesque style show the true essence of the prose of Agahan Durdyyev». (A.Аборский. Время оглянутъся. Москва, 1988, стр. 200) It is really so. In 1920-s works of this writer really opened new pages of the new Turkmen literature.

The wisdom of our esteemed President opens the way to the world

On the first days of 2021, announced as the year «Turkmenistan - Homeland of Peace and Trust» in which the 30th Anniversary of our Independence will be celebrated, glorious events written in golden letters in history, such as putting in commissioning of the 30 km. long «Akina-Andhoy» railroad, construction of the 153 km. long 500 kilovolt power electric transformation complex along the Kerki-Shibirgan Route, putting into operation of the Ymamanazar-Akina and Serhetabad-Turgundy fibre-optical international communication complex between our countries, and also the opening ceremony of the gas-compressor station in the «Malay» gas field located in the Charjev district brightly showed the reality about realization of great works giving an impetus to securing of the well-being of the present and future generations, strengthening friendly-fraternal relations and goodwill co-operation in the world and development of countries. As it was underlined by our esteemed President in his historic speech during the television space bridge which connected the participants of the ceremony in Turkmenistan and Afghanistan on the 14th of January, these large projects, intended for general goal; for giving powerful impetus to long term development of our countries and for supporting it, are aimed at prosperity and well-being of the Turkmen and Afghan peoples. Telling that

Peace-building is the basis of the policy of neutral Turkmenistan (2021 Turkmenistan – the homeland of peace and trust)

Turkmenistan pursues foreign policy based on the principles of positive neutrality, peace-loving, open doors, good neighborliness and equal beneficial co-operation with countries of the world. Today, our country closely co-operates with the UN, OSCE, EU, CIS and other authoritative international organizations on pressing issues of international agenda. Under the wise leadership of our esteemed President, Turkmenistan's foreign policy plays an influential role in international relations. Last year our country widely celebrated 25th anniversary of its permanent neutrality. The year 2020 entered in the history of our sovereign as one of the most important date. Co-operation of Turkmenistan with the United Nations Organization is built on the principles of strategic partnership and has received new content at modern time. The United Nations highly value Turkmenistan's political role in the region and the world, which is an authoritative member that plays a weighty and important role. As is known, UN General Assembly adopted relevant Resolutions «On Permanent Neutrality of Turkmenistan», including the Resolution at its 75th session in December 2020 on «The Role and Importance of a Policy of Neutrality in Maintaining and Strengthening International Peace, Security and Sustainable Development» with the unanimous support of the UN member states. Adoption of the Resolutions clearly test