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9 Nov

AUSTRIA HOSTED THE PRESENTATION OF THE BOOK BY PRESIDENT OF TURKMENISTAN

On November 8, 2017, presentation of the book by President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov “Turkmenistan – the heart of the Great Silk Road” took place in Vienna.  The presentation was organized by the Embassy of Turkmenistan in the Republic of Austria in cooperation with the Austrian organization "Society".  The presentation was attended by the representatives of the diplomatic corps and international organizations accredited in Vienna, as well as the mass media. According to th...

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9 Nov

MEETING OF THE TASK FORCE ON REGIONAL ENERGY COOPERATION IN CENTRAL AND SOUTH ASIA (RECA)

On 7-8 November 2017, the 14th meeting of the Task Force on Regional Energy Cooperation in Central and South Asia (RECA) was held in the capital hotel “Yildyz”. The Ministry of Energy of Turkmenistan acted as host. Employees and specialists from relevant ministries and agencies of Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, representatives of international and regional organizations such as the International Energy Charter, CIS, USAID and representatives of e...

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16 Oct

OSCE SEMINAR IN TURKMENISTAN PROMOTES ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING MEASURES THROUGH OFFSHORE ZONES

Best practices in countering money laundering through offshore zones were shared at an OSCE-supported seminar for representatives from Turkmenistan’s financial, law enforcement and supervisory bodies, several commercial banks and other relevant agencies, which took place in Ashgabat from 11 to13 October 2017. The three-day event addressed the international legislative provisions, standards and tools available to identify companies registered in territories and jurisdiction with special taxati...

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13 Oct

PRESIDENT OF TURKMENISTAN PARTICIPATED IN THE SUMMIT OF THE CIS COUNCIL OF THE HEADS OF STATE

On 11 October, 2017 President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov arrived to Sochi on a working visit to take part in a meeting of the CIS Council of the Heads of State. As an associated member of the Commonwealth of Independent States, our country actively participates in CIS affairs, promoting the development of fruitful cooperation in a wide range of areas both in bilateral and multilateral formats. In frames of preparation for the Summit on October 10 in Sochi hosted a meeting of...

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12 Oct

SECURE TRANSPORT AND TRADE INFRASTRUCTURE FOCUS OF OSCE SEMINAR IN TURKMENISTAN

Representatives of ministries dealing with transport logistics, finance institutions, the State Customs and State Border Services, the Union of Entrepreneurs and Industrialists, and other state bodies participated in an OSCE-organized seminar on facilitating the development of secure national transport and trade infrastructures that took place in Ashgabat on 10 and 11 October 2017. The OSCE Centre in Ashgabat organized the two-day seminar to enhance the participants’ awareness about internati...

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11 Oct

THE MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF ELDERS OF TURKMENISTAN DISCUSSED THE KEY TASKS OF THE COUNTRY'S SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

On 9 October 2017 in Ahal Velayat under the chairmanship of the President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov began its work the regular meeting of the Council of Elders of Turkmenistan. The forum addressed the important issues of further comprehensive development of the country, implementation of progressive socio-economic and democratic transformations and reforms. The members of the Government, heads of the Mejlis, ministries and departments, military and law enforcement agencies, political parties...

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6 Oct

THE TURKMEN DELEGATION TOOK PART IN THE WORK OF THE 68TH SESSION OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE PROGRAM OF THE UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR REFUGEES

The delegation of Turkmenistan headed by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan V.Hadjiev took part in the 68th session of the Executive Committee of the Program of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, held in Geneva, Switzerland, on October 2-6, 2017. On October 3, 2017, the head of the Turkmen delegation delivered a speech in which it was pointed out that the world community needed to strengthen its work on resolving the pressing issues of the global agenda rel...

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