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20 Jun

TURKMENISTAN INITIATES THE CREATION OF A REGIONAL UN STRUCTURE ON WATER ISSUES

On June 20, 2018, President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov left for a working visit to the Republic of Tajikistan in order to participate in the High-Level International Conference on the UN Decade of Action "Water for Sustainable Development, 2018-2028". After an hour and a half flight, the presidential airliner landed at the International airport of the capital of Tajikistan, where the national flags of the two countries were raised on flagpoles. President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamed...

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14 Jun

TURKMENISTAN ELECTED TO THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL OF THE UNITED NATIONS

On June 13, 2018, at the 96th meeting of the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly, Turkmenistan was elected to the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) for 2019-2021. The United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) is at the heart of the United Nations, which coordinates the activities of the UN, its specialized agencies and organizations in the economic, social, health and educational spheres. ECOSOC was established in 1946 by the Charter of the United Nations an...

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12 Jun

A NEW WHO REPRESENTATIVE HAS STARTED WORK IN TURKMENISTAN

On 11 June 2018, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan R. Meredov had a meeting with the new director of the country office of the World Health Organization in Turkmenistan, Dr. Paulina Karvovska. During the meeting, the new director was acquainted with the main activities of Turkmenistan in the field of health care. The Turkmen side positively assessed the cooperation of Turkmenistan and WHO on various diseases and noted the great achievements that Turkmenistan achieved in the fiel...

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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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