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1 Mar

THE TURKMEN-CHINESE TALKS WERE HELD IN THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF TURKMENISTAN

On February 28, 2018, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan R. Meredov received the delegation of the People's Republic of China headed by the Head of the State Administration of the People's Republic of China for Energy Mr. Nuer Baikeli. Within the framework of the meeting, the sides exchanged views on a number of key areas of fruitful cooperation, built on a long-term basis and responding to mutual interests. The sides also noted the high level of partnership achieved in t...

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1 Mar

THE JOINT SIDE EVENT WAS HELD IN GENEVA WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE 37TH SESSION OF THE UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

On February 28, 2018, in Geneva, Switzerland, within the framework of the Annual High-level Segment of the 37th session of the UN Human Rights Council, a joint side event was held entitled "Developing human rights in Central Asian countries: Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan in the framework 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, initiated by Turkmen side. The Ombudsman of Turkmenistan Y.Gurbannazarova, Minister of Justice of Uzbekistan R.Davletov, Director of the N...

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1 Mar

THE DELEGATION OF TURKMENISTAN MET WITH THE HEADS OF THE INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY SPORTS FEDERATION (FISU) IN SWITZERLAND

On February 28 - March 1, 2018, the delegation of Turkmenistan visited the city of Lausanne, Switzerland, during which meetings were held with the leadership of the International University Sports Federation (FISU). The composition of the Turkmen delegation included the Minister of sport and youth policy of Turkmenistan D.Gulgeldiew, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan B.Myatiev, Secretary General of the National Olympic Committee of Turkmenistan A.Myradov and Permanent represe...

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27 Feb

THE PRESIDENT OF TURKMENISTAN OPENS TURKMENABAT INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

On February 26, 2018, International Airport was opened with the participation of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov in Turkmenabat, the administration centre of Lebap Velayat. The Chairperson of the Mejlis, Deputy Chairmen of the Cabinet of Ministers, leaders of military and law enforcement agencies, representatives of non-governmental organizations, foreign and national mass media, ambassadors of foreign states to Turkmenistan, hyakims of the velayats and Ashgabat as well as local residents...

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27 Feb

THE PRESIDENT OF TURKMENISTAN GIVES START TO THE GREAT SILK ROAD SPORT COMPETITIONS

On February 26, 2018 President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov gave start to mass sport competitions “The Great Silk Road” in Turkmenabat, the administration centre of Lebap Velayat. The members of the Government of the country as well as foreign guests took part in the events.  The events were opened by track -and-field relay race along the main street of Turkmenabat, Bitarap Turkmenistan Avenue. The Head of the State run the first leg of the relay race. It was followed by the cycl...

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26 Feb

TURKMENISTAN WAS ELECTED A MEMBER OF THE BUREAU OF THE INLAND TRANSPORT COMMITTEE OF THE UNITED NATIONS ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR EUROPE (UNECE) FOR THE PERIOD 2019 - 2020

On February 22, 2018, at the United Nations Office in Geneva, Switzerland, during the 80th session of the Inland Transport Committee of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), Turkmenistan was elected a member of the Bureau of the UNECE Inland Transport Committee for the period 2019-2020. The Inland Transport Committee (ITC) is the highest policy-making body of the UNECE in the field of transport. Together with its subsidiary bodies, the ITC has provided a pan-European inte...

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24 Feb

TRAIN SERVICE OPENS ON NEW TURKMEN-AFGHAN RAILWAY: SERHETABAT–TORGHUNDI

On February 23, 2018 commissioning of the Serhetabat–Torghundi railway took place as one of events dedicated to the ground-breaking ceremony of the new section of the TAPI pipeline and laying of electric power and fiber-optic lines along the Turkmenistan–Afghanistan–Pakistan route. The celebration was attended by President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Shahid...

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