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26 Jan

Turkmenistan Successfully Pursues Foreign Policy Strategy Based on Principles of Peacefulness

Turkmenistan successfully develops relations of friendship and constructive cooperation, both in bilateral and multilateral formats, in the context of implementing the Concept of the Foreign Policy Course for 2017-2023. A telling example of that are the outcomes of foreign visits that were made during the reporting period by the head of state, as well as of the visits to Turkmenistan by several foreign heads of state and leaders of reputable international organizations, including the UN Secre...

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26 Jan

2017 Turkmenistan GDP growth rate makes up 6.5 percent

The GDP growth rate in the industrial sector made up 5.5 percent, in the construction sector – 1.3 percent, in the transport and communications complex – 11.1 percent, in the trade sphere – 9.4 percent, in the agricultural sphere – 5 percent and in the sphere of services – 9 percent. As compare to the same period of the previous year, the manufacture of products increased up to 6.4 percent. As compare to 2016, the volume of retail trade increased up to 19 percent in 2017. The prices for co...

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25 Jan

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov formulates priority objectives of the activity of the Academy of Sciences of Turkmenistan

President of Turkmenistan, Academician of the Academy of Sciences of the country, doctor of medicine and economy, Professor Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov took part in General Assembly of the representatives of national science. The agenda included the subject of the election of the leaders of the Academy of Sciences as well as discussion of the direction of further development of national science in the context of the realization of strategic governmental programmes. Scientific sphere in Turkmeni...

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24 Jan

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov inspects the projects of different facilities to be built in Ashgabat

President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov inspected the projects of new different facilities, which construction is planned under further development of Turkmen capital and integrated improvement of urban infrastructure. Embodying a unique model of modern dynamically developing city with all necessary conditions for comfort living, Turkmen capital proves itself as recognized centre of regional and international cooperation. New buildings erected in Ashgabat make it more beautiful an...

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23 Jan

“Akhal” confidently started in the AFC Cup qualifying tournament

The Silver Medalist of the Turkmenistan Championship and the Cup Holder of the country, the “Akhal” Football Club played on January 23 in Bishkek in the qualifying match of the “AFC-2018 Cup”. Its competitor was the “Bishkek Dordoi” (holder of the Cup of Kyrgyzstan). Turkmen footballers started the game forcefully. Right after the starting whistle of the Chief Referee Suleyman Muhadov scored the first goal into the opponent’s goal. A good start seams an excellent incentive for the development...

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23 Jan

Nomination of candidates begins for the parliament, local representative agencies of state power and local self-governments

A meeting of the Central Commission for Elections and Referenda in Turkmenistan was held in Ashgabat on preparations for the election of the deputies of sixth convocation of the Mejlis and velayat, etrap and city Halk Maslahaty and Gengesh members. A meeting was attended by members of the Central Election Commission, staff of the Central Election Commission, representatives of working groups established under the CEC, political parties, public organizations and mass media. According to the na...

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22 Jan

From Amul to Hazar: Historical monuments of caravan routes. The goods without borders

What the caravans used to carry along the Great Silk Road? What was huge sacks loaded onto camels filled with? The list of goods made by men’s hands as well as grown and harvested by people is huge indeed. However, the name of the route itself, even though this is modern name, directly indicates that silk was the most valuable item of that list. Light compact material from China and Central Asia, which was on the great demand on the West and cost a lot of money, like nothing else was suitable fo...

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