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15 Sep

PRIORITY POSITIONS OF TURKMENISTAN AT THE 72ND SESSION OF THE UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY - CONTRIBUTION TO THE SOLUTION OF GLOBAL PROBLEMS

On September 12, 2017, the seventy-second session of the UN General Assembly opened at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, which will work from September 2017 to September 2018. In the course of its work, the UN General Assembly will give priority to the issues of conflict prevention, protection of human rights, promotion of Sustainable development goals, climate change and UN reforms. Also, during the period from September 19 to September 25, 2017, a general debate will be held with...

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15 Sep

SPORTS AS ENABLER FOR ACHIEVING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

On behalf of UNICEF in Turkmenistan, I would like to congratulate the Government of Turkmenistan on hosting the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games. We are witnessing a historic event that will highlight the magical power of sports in bringing people closer together, as more than 6,000 athletes from Asia and Oceania, including one refugee team are expected to participate in AIMAG 2017. It is heartening to see volunteers, who make-up mostly young people from the country, that are working rele...

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15 Sep

ON FOREIGN POLICY INITIATIVES OF TURKMENISTAN

Turkmenistan has traditionally been the author of international initiatives aimed at strengthening peace and stability. The country also takes an active part in the discussions on the most pressing issues for the countries of the Central Asian region and beyond. Universal peace, security and stability are the key components of Turkmenistan's position, which will be presented at the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly. Turkmenistan also actively supports and develops this foreign polic...

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13 Sep

BOOKS OF THE PRESIDENT OF TURKMENISTAN - WINNERS OF THE INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHING CONTEST

Within the framework of the jubilee, thirtieth Moscow International Book Fair, the awarding ceremony of the winners of the International Contest of the CIS Member States "The Art of the Book" had been held. And all four books submitted by Turkmenistan were awarded the highest awards. This year, 87 editions in 10 nominations contested for the diplomas of the contest "The Art of the Book".  Turkmen publishers have more than once won the winners' diplomas and prizes in several nominations. B...

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13 Sep

Ashgabat welcomes sports delegations and fans from the countries of Asia and Oceania

These days, thousands of foreign guests arrive in Turkmenistan capital to participate in the V Asian indoor and martial arts games, the grand opening of which will be held on September 17. Large-scale arrangements for the preparation of major international competitions, held for the first time in Central Asia, attracted the attention of representatives of the world sports community, spectators and fans from all over the world. Ashgabat lives in the Asiada, the whole atmosphere of the capital...

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12 Sep

REFUGEE TEAM FROM AFRICA TO COMPETE IN INDOOR ATHLETICS TRACK EVENTS

The refugee team of five athletes taking part in Ashgabat 2017 has been named and will compete in the Indoor Athletics track events. The delegation’s Chef de Mission is Kenya’s legendary marathon runner Tegla Loroupe, who will be joined by two more officials and a coach. The five athletes – Paulo Amotun Lokoro (entered in 1500m), Wiyual Puok Deng (400m), Gai Yang Tap (800m), Ukuk Uthoo Bul (3000m), and Yiech Pur Biel (800m) – were selected for Ashgabat 2017 after trials organized by the Tegla...

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11 Sep

Commemorative coins and modified samples of banknotes dated to the 5th Asian indoor and martial arts games

The Central bank of the country dated circulation of modified samples of banknotes of 2017 with denominations of 1, 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 manats and also issue of commemorative gold and silver coins «Ashgabat Olimpiya stadiony» worth 100 manats each to the opening of the 5th Asian indoor and martial arts games.  As informed in the press release of the main bank of the country, the basic supplement on the obverse of banknotes, the design and colour of which are kept in the former view, is the...

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