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Turkmenistan Celebrates World Health Day

President Serdar Berdimuhamedov Participates in Annual Bicycle Ride A mass bicycle ride was held in the capital to mark World Health Day. In the sports action, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov participated. Every year, our country celebrates this date of the national calendar widely and with great enthusiasm, which testifies to the commitment of the Turkmen people to a healthy and active lifestyle.

A new Chapter Written Down in the History of the Traditionally Friendly Turkmen-Tajik Relations

The official visit of the National Leader of the Turkmen people, Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov to the Republic of Tajikistan has ended. As it was reported, a meeting of the Hero-Arkadag with President Emomali Rahmon had taken place in Dushanbe the day before. As a result of the negotiations, important agreements were reached, and a package of bilateral documents, intended to contribute to the further progressive development of the traditionally friendly Turkmen-Tajik relations and the expansion of fruitful cooperation in various spheres, was signed.

A Movie Premiere

The attention paid in our country to the younger generation, the improvement of their spiritual world on the basis of national values and noble ideas, spiritual and moral development and the formation of ideological immunity are priority areas of the state policy implemented under the leadership of President Serdar Berdimuhamedov.

Oraza Bayramy — Bright Holiday of High Spirituality

Early in the morning of April 10, in all the mosques of their native Motherland, Muslim believers perform “baýram namazy” – a festive prayer service in honour of the end of the holy month of Oraza, symbolising prosperity, spiritual purity and high morality. Believers ask the Almighty to send success in the activity of President Serdar Berdimuhamedov and the National Leader of the Turkmen people, Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov for the sake of universal progress, prosperity and a happy life of our people. They thank the Almighty for the fact that, as in previous years, Oraza Bayramy (Eid al-Fitr), a bright holiday of breaking the fast to mark the end of the 30-day fast in the month of Oraza, came to the ancient Turkmen land and to the homes and hearts of the Turkmen people and all Muslims of the world. By the Decree of the President of Turkmenistan “On the Celebration of Oraza Bayramy”, this holiday is celebrated in order to further strengthen the unity, harmony and cohesion of people in the period of the Revival of the New Era of the Powerful State, to respect centuries-old traditions and customs and to preserve our spiritual wealth. Words of the President of the country Serdar Berdimuhamedov “The Turkmen are a people who have created material and spiritual values, traditions and customs over thousands of years. This heritage, which brings the p

Global Support for the Wellbeing of Humankind

The UN News Centre has recently notified the world community about an important initiative of Turkmenistan, which received unanimous approval during the 63rd plenary meeting of the 78th session of the UN General Assembly. The UN General Assembly by consensus adopted the Resolution “2025 – International Year of Peace and Trust”, proposed by Turkmenistan. The document was co-authored by 86 states. This document reflects the fundamental goals and principles of the UN Charter, in particular the obligations to resolve disputes by peaceful means and methods. The Resolution also provides a mechanism for attracting voluntary contributions to the Trust Fund for the International Year, with organisational matters entrusted to the UNESCO and UN Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs.

Prize-Winners of the Student Olympiad

The results of the III Open International Internet Olympiad among university students in the discipline “Strength of Materials” were summed up at the Turkmen State Institute of Architecture and Civil Engineering. In total, about 500 students took part in this intellectual championship, representing 37 higher schools of Turkmenistan, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Russia, China, Tajikistan, Belarus, Türkiye, the United Kingdom, the USA, Germany, South Africa, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Italy, Romania, Austria and Ukraine. The Olympiad was aimed at stimulating the in-depth study of natural and exact sciences and the use of acquired theoretical knowledge in the practice of vocational training. In addition, the Olympiad was intended to intensify interaction of the Higher School of Architecture of Turkmenistan and other higher educational institutions of our country with leading scientific and educational centres of foreign countries through information and communication educational technologies.

On the Eve of International Hockey Battles

A few days separate us from a major sporting event – an international hockey tournament among club teams, which will be held in our capital from April 15 to 20. The competition will open up new dimensions for the development of this winter sport in our country and will also serve as the best propaganda in terms of attracting Turkmen youth to sports activities. From our country, the undisputed leaders, nine-time champions of Turkmenistan (absolute), hockey players of the Galkan Club of the Ministry of Internal Affairs will compete for medals. In the entire history of their performances on the national sports arena, they lost only in one match, dominating all the others on the ice rinks of Ashgabat. We would also like to add that most of the team of Galkan makes up the main backbone of the Turkmenistan men’s hockey team.

Tips for Preventing Seasonal Illnesses

1. To improve immunity, exercise regularly and be physically active. 2. During the change of season, lubricate the mucous membrane of the nasal cavity with oxolinic ointment.

Sitting of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan

President Serdar Berdimuhamedov conducted a regular sitting of the Cabinet of Ministers using the digital system, the agenda of which included a number of state policy issues. Opening the sitting, the Head of Turkmenistan noted that according to the established tradition, on the eve of the holy night of Gadyr Gijesi, in our country, pardon is granted to citizens convicted of crimes committed, but who regret what they did and sincerely repent of it. Following the principles of humanism and mercy bequeathed by our great ancestors, noble actions are carried out to free them from further punishment.

Turkmenistan and Tajikistan: New Vectors of Interaction are Identified

The National Leader of the Turkmen people, Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov was on a two-day official visit to the Republic of Tajikistan. Upon completing the flight, the airliner of the Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty of Turkmenistan landed at Dushanbe International Airport decorated with the State Flags of the two countries.

Following the Original Humanistic Traditions of the Turkmen People

A conference entitled “Türkmen halkynyň Milli Lideriniň ynsanperwerlige esaslanýan taryhy başlangyçlary: howandarlygyň we çagalara mähirli garaýsyn nusgalyk tejribesi” was held in the conference hall of the hyakimlik of the city of Arkadag to mark the day of the establishment of the Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov Charitable Foundation for Aid to Children in Need of Guardianship. It is symbolic that the next anniversary of the Foundation’s establishment falls on the month of Oraza this year. From time immemorial, the mentality of the Turkmen people has been based on adherence to the noble principles of humanism, and the holding of the events on these blessed days became evidence of the significance of such historical events for the people of the country.

Exhibition of Turkmenistan’s Trade Sector Held in Ashgabat

An exhibition of Turkmenistan’s trade sector was held at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, vividly showcasing the progress, inexhaustible potential and promising areas for development of the national economy in the period of the Revival of the New Era of the Powerful State. At the exhibition, over 210 companies and enterprises of the trade sector and the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, operating in various fields, demonstrated the high quality of goods and a wide range of services.

The President of Turkmenistan Receives the Secretary General of the Economic Cooperation Organisation

President Serdar Berdimuhamedov received the Secretary General of the Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) Khusraw Noziri. Expressing sincere gratitude to the Head of Turkmenistan for the opportunity to meet personally, the guest noted the significant contribution of Turkmenistan to strengthening a constructive partnership in the ECO format. It was emphasised that by consistently implementing a creative foreign policy, our country demonstrated a responsible approach to issues of regional and international cooperation.

The President of Turkmenistan Receives the Leaders of the International and Asian Tennis Federations

President Serdar Berdimuhamedov received the President of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) David Haggerty and the President of the Asian Tennis Federation (ATF) Yuri Polsky. Expressing sincere gratitude to the Head of Turkmenistan for his time allotted for the meeting, the guests confirmed the interest of the ITF and ATF in developing fruitful cooperation with Turkmenistan, where special attention is paid to stimulating and supporting sports and establishing the principles of a healthy and active lifestyle in society.

National Leader of the Turkmen People, Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty of Turkmenistan Attends the Opening of a New Mosque in the City of Anau

On the territory of the Ak Bugday etrap, Ahal velayat, the National Leader of the Turkmen people, Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov took part in the opening of a new mosque, where Haji Arkadag gave a sadaqah-agzachar. The deep meaning lies in the fact that the opening fell on the month of Oraza and complements the cultural events on the occasion of the proclamation of the city of Anau as the cultural capital of the Turkic world in 2024. This is vivid evidence of the continuity of exemplary primordial traditions and humanistic principles of our people. The construction of the new mosque in the Ak Bugday etrap thanks to the successful implementation in the country under the leadership of President Serdar Berdimuhamedov of noble endeavours initiated by the Hero-Arkadag is confirmation that at the present time, good deeds worthily continue. This symbolises the commitment of our hardworking people to good traditions passed on from one generation to another. Activities to celebrate these glorious events demonstrate that our country is following the path of harmonious development in all directions, and the values created by our people are recognised throughout the world.

Mission of Kindness, Mercy and Beneficence

What is the future? How do we imagine it? What kind of future do we dream of? What hopes do we have for the future, which is still somewhere far away? What is our future? There is a clear and specific answer to these questions – the activities of the Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov Charitable Foundation for Aid to Children in Need of Guardianship, which is creating this future now. Our future is children, their health and laughter, happy smiles and forward-looking eyes, faith in a better world and a life full of bright colours.

Dashoguz Farmers Have Started Sowing Cotton

In accordance with the schedule, approved by President Serdar Berdimuhamedov at the sitting of the Cabinet of Ministers held on March 15, farmers of the Dashoguz velayat have begun sowing cotton. Taking into account the soil and climatic conditions, sowing there started a little later than in other regions of the country. According to good tradition, the start of work was blessed by the venerable elders. After raising a prayer to the Almighty for the wellbeing and prosperity of the Motherland, the Turkmen people and the head of state, they threw the first cotton seeds into the soil and then gave way to machine operators.

Ancient Culture of Anau — a Priceless Heritage of Humankind

An International Scientific Conference entitled “The Ancient Culture of Anau” that took place at the House of Culture in Anau, Ak Bugday etrap, Ahal velayat, is one of the main events marking the declaration of this city as the 2024 Cultural Capital of the Turkic World. This decision was adopted unanimously at the Meeting of the Permanent Council of Ministers of Culture of the International Organisation of Turkic Culture (TURKSOY).

Book About the Unique Heritage of Ancient Anau

At a sitting of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan, held on March 23 of the current year, the respected President presented his new book entitled Änew – münýyllyklardan gözbaş alýan medeniýet. This joyful news filled the hearts of the people of Turkmenistan with pride, because each new work of the respected President Serdar Berdimuhamedov and the National Leader of the Turkmen people, Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty of Turkmenistan Hero-Arkadag increasingly elevates the international authority of our sacred Motherland and exalts the glory of the diligent Turkmen people. As the head of state noted, the creation of the new book had been facilitated by information from historical sources collected by the National Leader of the Turkmen people, Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty of Turkmenistan, Hero-Arkadag Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, who had managed to work with famous scientists and their descendants, to organise trips of archaeologists to different parts of the country and in general to carry out activities related to excavations.

Creative Work and Connection Between Generations – Eternal Values of Our People

The President of Turkmenistan and the National Leader of the Turkmen People, Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty of Turkmenistan Participates in the Nationwide Greening Campaign In Turkmenistan, with the participation of Head of State Serdar Berdimuhamedov, the next stage of the implementation of a large-scale landscaping programme was launched, during which thousands of “green inhabitants” of manmade forests were planted throughout the country. The Hero-Arkadag also took part in the tree planting campaign in a picturesque place in the south of Ashgabat.