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Clean hands is a key to health

Much is said these days about the importance of personal hygiene. If adults, due to their age, understand why and how to do this, children should be encouraged. Of course, it is important to explain why we should wash our faces and brush our teeth in the morning and in the evening, wash our hands after returning from outside, before eating and on other occasions. And it is necessary to start instilling useful skills in them from an early age. This should also be remembered in connection with World Hand Hygiene Day, established by the UN General Assembly jointly with the UNICEF Children’s Fund and the World Health Organisation in 2008. This day is part of the World Health Organisation’s SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands campaign launched in 2009 by the World Health Organisation.

Sacred Symbols of Sovereignty of Turkmenistan – the Constitution and the State Flag

Festive Events Held in the Capital City and Velayats On May 18, our independent neutral country celebrates a double holiday – the Day of the Constitution and the State Flag of Turkmenistan. President Serdar Berdimuhamedov took part in the celebrations held at the Constitution Monument and the Main Flagpole in the capital city on the occasion of this significant date of the national calendar.

Turkmenistan activates regional formats of cooperation for peace and development

A Meeting of the Dialogue of Women of the Countries of Central Asia and Russia Held in Ashgabat The Turkmen capital city hosted the Dialogue of Women of the Countries of Central Asia and the Russian Federation “The Role of Women in Socio-Political and Socioeconomic Development” with the participation of representatives of five countries of the region and Russia and heads of regional structures of the United Nations.

Inter-Parliamentary Cooperation in the Light of History and Modernity

In May 2022, Turkmenistan once again became the centre of attraction for states linked for centuries by their common history and common stages along the path of development. Ashgabat, the capital of independent neutral Turkmenistan, hosted the Inter-Parliamentary Forum and the Dialogue of Women of the Countries of Central Asia and Russia on May 12-13. The meeting of parliamentarians from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Russia, held for the first time in the format of Central Asia + Russia, was a triumphant success. Inter-parliamentary interaction between the Central Asian states and Russia has been announced as a new format – the Ashgabat format and will become regular from now on, and Ashgabat will host the Secretariat and the Headquarters. I, as a newspaper reporter, was lucky to witness the work of the Forum and the Dialogue of Women from the inside, to participate in the events, to acquaint myself with the participants and to get into the spirit of the on-going events. Inflorescence of peoples, consonance of souls and hearts

Recipe for good spring mood

Changeable spring weather sometimes echoes our mood. At times we are cheerful and energetic and occasionally suddenly fatigue can set in. Here are some tips. First of all, the regime

Do you want to have a holiday in Avaza? Register on the website of the State Migration Service

Since May 15 of the current year, the recreation season has opened in the Avaza national tourism zone. There, on the Turkmen ecologically clean coast of the Caspian Sea, everything is ready to receive holidaymakers. The gentle sea, sandy beaches, the comfort of hotels and recreation centres await guests who decide to spend their holidays in the resort. Especially for those who want to relax in the Avaza national tourism zone, the State Migration Service of Turkmenistan has launched an online pass service. Now there is no need to even leave the house to complete all the necessary documents.

The President of Turkmenistan receives the Chairwoman of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation

President Serdar Berdimuhamedov received the Chairwoman of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Valentina Matviyenko, who had arrived in Turkmenistan at the head of her country’s delegation to participate in the Inter-Parliamentary Forum of the Countries of Central Asia and the Russian Federation and in the plenary session of the Women’s Dialogue. Expressing gratitude for the warm welcome, the guest conveyed to the head of state congratulations on the occasion of holding such significant representative meetings and best wishes from the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and the Prime Minister of Russia Mikhail Mishustin, who had confirmed the unchanging commitment of the Russian party to traditional relations of friendship and fruitful cooperation with Turkmenistan.

Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty of the Milli Gengesh Gurbanguly BERDIMUHAMEDOV: "Parliamentary diplomacy should become a tool for peace, cooperation and mutual understanding"

Turkmenistan Hosts the Inter-Parliamentary Forum of the Countries of Central Asia and the Russian Federation On May 12, the Inter-Parliamentary Forum of the Countries of Central Asia and the Russian Federation, initiated by the Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty of the Milli Gengesh of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, was held in the capital city.

Sitting of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan

President Serdar Berdimuhamedov conducted via the digital system a regular sitting of the Cabinet of Ministers, during which drafts of a number of documents and some other issues were discussed. Opening the sitting, the head of Turkmenistan announced a good news – the publication of a new book Ömrümin Manysy, the work on which the Hero-Arkadag Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov had completed during his vacation.

Creating Favourable Conditions for the Life and Recreation for Citizens of Turkmenistan – a State Policy Priority

Together with his grandchildren, Hero-Arkadag Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov visited the Ashgabat Trade, Entertainment and Business Centre in the capital city during the wide-scale Oraza Bayramy (Eid al-Fitr) celebrations. The Centre that embodies the best traditions of world architecture and national art of construction was opened on the eve of the significant date – the 30th anniversary of independence of the Motherland, vividly illustrating the steady improvement in the wellbeing of the people and the economic potential of our state, including its trade and services sectors.

Care for the welfare of the people – key directions of the state policy

As it has been previously reported, at a sitting of the Cabinet of Ministers held on April 29, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov highlighted the need to pay special attention to the issues of organised preparations for the holiday season in the Avaza national tourism zone due to the approach of summer. In order to acquaint himself on the spot with the work on preparations for the summer holiday season, the Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty of the Milli Gengesh of Turkmenistan, Honorary Elder of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov went on a working trip to the Balkan velayat.

Turkmenistan – WTO: prospects for cooperation

The achievements of Turkmenistan in foreign economic activity, closely related to the strategic plans of socioeconomic development, contributed to the country’s entry into the world market. At this stage, an essential role is played by efforts aimed at the effective inclusion of the national economy in the system of world economic relations and the realisation of the economic advantages associated with this. An important tool for achieving this goal is the development of cooperation with the World Trade Organisation. International practice shows that in the development of a country, foreign economic activity has a significant impact on the entire economic system, stimulating domestic manufacturing industries to produce a variety of high-quality and competitive products. And thus, in modern conditions, the consistent integration of Turkmenistan into the world trading system is an important factor in developing market relations, building up and diversifying the country’s export potential and increasing its investment attractiveness. And now, due to the growing role of global integration processes in the implementation of foreign economic activity, one of the most important goals of Turkmenistan’s foreign trade policy is accession to the World Trade Organisation.

Reviving the Great Silk Road

In modern geopolitics, great importance is attached to logistics. Turkmenistan is located at the crossroads of the North–South and East–West transport and transit routes. In its foreign policy, Turkmenistan aims to turn the country into a major transport and logistics hub of continental importance. An important role in this is assigned to the International Sea Port of Turkmenbashi. This was emphasised during the talks between the President of Turkmenistan and the President of the Republic of India. During the years of independence, the consistent implementation of the strategic course of industrial and innovative development has ensured the economic independence of our state. Large volumes of investments were attracted to diversify the national economy and to improve the entire infrastructure. The investment policy aimed at increasing the production potential of the economy contributes to the efficient development of production resources and the sustainable growth in overall demand and gross domestic product. Large-scale socioeconomic reforms are being carried out, and the Programme “The Revival of the New Era of the Powerful State: The National Programme of the Socioeconomic Development of Turkmenistan in 2022–2052” has been adopted. Of course, it can be predicted that this Programme will serve as a starting point in modernising and realising the wide potential of all

Winners of honorary titles

In Ashgabat, on the basis of secondary specialised school 132 with the intensive study of foreign languages, a solemn ceremony was held under the auspices of the Ministry of Education of Turkmenistan on the occasion of summing up the results of the annual professional competitions “Educator of the Year” and “Teacher of the Year”. The traditional competitive relay race, in which the best representatives of the educators of the younger generation from all over the country took part, is over. One round after another, contenders for the cherished professional titles passed competitive tests necessary to determine the comprehensive potential of pedagogical competencies and virtuoso skills in modern methods and technologies of upbringing and education used in preschool and secondary educational institutions in the new historical era.

Creator of dutar

Meretmyrat Amansahedov is a well-known dutar maker in the Ahal velayat. Awarding him the title “Çeper döredijiligiň halk ussasy” was perceived with great joy by connoisseurs of his craftsmanship and with particular pride by his fellow villagers. The 79-year-old elder lives in the village of Ahal of the Geoktepe etrap, Ahal velayat, and if you want to see him, you need to ask the address of the teacher Ovez aga. This is how the people call Meretmyrat aga. Despite his age, he is vigorous and active. It is probably a great miracle to live a long life in good health and even in old age to be able to do everything with your own hands.

Electronic Newspapers – New Opportunities for the Mass Media

The process of digitalisation has covered all areas, including the mass media. The development of the Internet has led to the fact that most periodicals have switched to electronic format. Obviously, this opened up new opportunities for the mass media. Within the framework of the implementation of the Conception of Digital Economy Development in Turkmenistan in 2019–2025 and the State Programme of Digital Economy Development in Turkmenistan for 2021–2025, systematic work is being carried out in our country to form a single information space. Priority measures have been developed to transfer print media to electronic format.

Strengthen Immunity according to the Recipe of Spring

Everything that strengthens the immune system helps prevent diseases. Therefore, it is necessary to follow the rules of a healthy lifestyle, among which are the daily regime, hardening, sufficient physical activity, rational nutrition and hygiene. Start your day with a cup of black or green tea. Tea can have a miraculous effect on our body, including immunity. Ginger tea also activates metabolism. Grate the ginger root, put in a teapot and pour boiling water over it. Let it brew, then add honey and lemon. Ginger tea also normalises body temperature and alleviates coughing.

“Heavenly” horses – glory and pride of the Turkmen people

The Head of State Serdar Berdimuhamedov Participates in the Celebrations at the Ahalteke Horse Breeding Complex of the President of Turkmenistan At the Ahalteke Horse Breeding Complex of the President of Turkmenistan, with the participation of the Head of State Serdar Berdimuhamedov, celebrations were held in honour of the National Day of the Turkmen Horse, within the framework of which the ceremony of awarding the winners of the International Ahalteke Horse Beauty Contest and a thematic competition among representatives of creative professions were held.

President Serdar BERDIMUHAMEDOV: Commitment to the principle of equal and equitable access to water resources should be the responsibility of all states

President of Turkmenistan Takes Part in the Fourth Asia-Pacific Water Summit At the invitation of the Prime Minister of Japan Fumio Kishida, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov took part via the digital system in the Fourth Asia-Pacific Water Summit (APWS).

Turkmenistan celebrates the National Day of the Turkmen Horse

President Serdar Berdimuhamedov Attends Festive Celebrations On April 24, the country celebrated the National Day of the Turkmen Horse on a large scale, marked by the main festive events with the participation of President Serdar Berdimuhamedov that took place at the International Ahalteke Equestrian Sports Complex.