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3 Jun

WORLD BICYCLE DAY CELEBRATED IN TURKMENISTAN

On June 3, 2018 for the first time in many countries World Bicycle Day was celebrated. It was established by the Resolution of the General Assembly of the United Nations on the initiative of the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. Early in the morning, many thousands of residents of the capital on bicycles gathered in a picturesque corner of the Turkmen capital - near the roundabout at the intersection of Kopetdag Avenue and Djulga Street, from where a magnificent panoramic v...

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21 May

THE DELEGATION OF TURKMENISTAN TAKES PART IN THE WORK OF THE 71ST SESSION OF THE WORLD HEALTH ASSEMBLY

On 21st of May, 2018 the 71st session of the World Health Assembly (WHA) began its work in Geneva. The delegation of Turkmenistan from the Ministry of Health and Medical Industry of Turkmenistan has been taking part in the above-mentioned session, which coincides with the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the World Health Organization. An important strategic platform for discussing topical health issues, on both regional and global levels, was opened by the President of the Swiss Confede...

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30 Apr

A HIGH-LEVEL MEETING ON THE UN GLOBAL COUNTER-TERRORISM STRATEGY IN CENTRAL ASIA WAS HELD IN ASHGABAT

A HIGH-LEVEL MEETING ON THE UN GLOBAL COUNTER-TERRORISM STRATEGY IN CENTRAL ASIA WAS HELD IN ASHGABAT On April 30, 2018, in Ashgabat, the High-Level Meeting "Towards a Comprehensive Implementation of the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy in Central Asia" was held, and the third phase of a joint project supporting the Joint Action Plan for Central Asia (SAP) was launched. The event was organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan and the United Nations Regional Center for...

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23 Mar

PRESS RELEASE

In recent days, distorted information about allegedly illegal activities of Turkmenistan's border services with respect to the Iranian vessel has spread in the media of Iran and other countries. The Turkmen side states that on March 21, 2018, the border services of Turkmenistan suppressed an attempt to smuggle a large consignment of narcotic drugs by a group of citizens of the Islamic Republic of Iran that violated the state border of Turkmenistan on the motorway boat in Turkmenistan's t...

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20 Mar

SCIENTIFIC-PRACTICAL CONFERENCE ON THE OCCASION OF THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS OF THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF TURKMENISTAN

On March 20, 2018, a scientific and practical conference "Diplomacy of Neutral Turkmenistan: From History to the Future" was held in Ashgabat, timed to coincide with the 10th anniversary of the establishment of the Institute of International Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan. In the morning an exhibition opened in the foyer of the main building of the Institute, dedicated to the history of the Institute of International Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs o...

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26 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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23 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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