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9 Jun

A ROUND TABLE ON FREEDOM OF RELIGION HAD BEEN HELD IN ASHGABAT

On June 8, 2018 a round table in on the issues of freedom of religion was held in the building of the National Institute of Democracy and Law under the President of Turkmenistan. Representatives of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Adalat (Justice) of Turkmenistan, the Muftiyat of Turkmenistan, as well as representatives of various religious organizations took part in the dialogue. Deputy Foreign Minister of Turkmenistan addressed the opening c...

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6 Jun

ASHGABAT HOSTED AN INTERNATIONAL FORUM DEDICATED TO THE WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY

On June 5, 2018, an international scientific and practical conference "Turkmenistan is the heart of the Great Silk Road - the region of ecological well-being", dedicated to the World Environment Day had been held in the conference hall of the Agricultural Complex. The forum was organized by the State Committee for Environmental Protection and Land Resources. Heads and specialists of nature protection departments and structures, representatives of sectoral ministries, academics and ecologists...

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4 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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31 May

GOOD GOVERNANCE AND ECONOMIC CONNECTIVITY FOCUS OF OSCE REGIONAL MINISTERIAL CONFERENCE IN TURKMENISTAN

“Good Governance and Economic Connectivity - best practices within the OSCE region” was the topic of the OSCE Regional Ministerial Conference organized by the OSCE and the Government of Turkmenistan that ended in Ashgabat on 31 May 2018. The two-day conference brought together some 120 participants, including high-level officials and decision-makers from five Central Asian countries and Afghanistan and 21 OSCE participating States and Partners for Co-operation. Representatives of internationa...

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30 May

THE SECRETARY GENERAL OF THE INTER-PARLIAMENTARY UNION DISCUSSED ISSUES OF STRENGTHENING COOPERATION

On May 30, 2018, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan R.Meredov held a meeting with the Secretary General of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Martin Chungong. During the meeting the parties discussed the main fields of activity of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, as well as ways of cooperation and interaction within the framework of this organization. As the Turkmen side noted, Turkmenistan considers the IPU as a platform for developing both multilateral and bilateral dialogue wit...

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30 May

THE OSCE REGIONAL MINISTERIAL CONFERENCE BEGAN ITS WORK IN ASHGABAT

On May 30, 2018, the two-day OSCE Regional Ministerial Conference "Good governance and economic connectivity - best practices within the OSCE region" began its work in the capital hotel "Yildiz". The conference was organized under the auspices of the OSCE and the Government of Turkmenistan. The plenary session and two working sessions had been held on the first day of the conference. The forum was attended by representatives and experts of the OSCE participating States and a number of interna...

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24 May

MEETING AT THE MFA OF TURKMENISTAN WITH THE EU SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR CENTRAL ASIA

On May 23, 2018, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan received the EU Special Representative for Central Asia Peter Burian who arrived in Ashgabat on a working visit.          At the meeting, the parties discussed a wide range of issues of mutual interest, including the further development of relations between Turkmenistan and the European Union. During the talks, the sides also discussed the implementation of the EU Strategy for Central Asia.          The sides stressed the imp...

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