In recent years, the unprecedented conditions have been created to promote the Alabay breed, and much work is to be done in the near future. In 2020, the President approved the projects of the Alabay Breeding Centres, which are to be built in Ashgabat and the Balkan, Dashoguz, Lebap and Mary velayats. The first facilities have been opened: a specialised dog nursery and a veterinary clinic.
After the establishment of the International Association of the Turkmen Alabay and the beginning of the work towards inscribing the art of raising and breeding of the alabay into the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, the centuries-old passion of the Turkmen people for improving the breed takes on a new direction of development, and the importance of the efforts of cynologists and amateur breeders in taking care of the living embodiment of the heritage of the ancient Turkmen land increases. In accordance with the Decree of President