05.05.2018. On the occasion of the upcoming 73rd anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic war of 1941-1945, the capital’s Mekan Palace hosted a ceremony to honor war veterans and widows of fallen warriors and present money, valuable gifts and bouquets of spring flowers from the President of Turkmenistan, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.

An exhibition of paintings, photographs and books showcasing exemplary courage and resilience of those who forged the victory on the battlefields and through feats of labor on the home front was installed in the festively decorated hall of the palace.

During the first days of war, thousands of our fellow citizens volunteered to go to war and demonstrated resilience and valor in fierce fighting. Turkmen nationals were bestown the high title of Hero for their courage, while thousands of warriors were decorated with awards and medals, many of them posthumously. In the days of May sincere, cordial words of appreciation and congratulations go to our dear veterans and workers on the home front.

These days, in honor of glorious heroes who defended peace in the world and brought us closer to the Victory Day, all towns and villages of the country are hosting conferences and meetings, cultural campaigns and sporting events.

05.05.2018. National Institute of Sport and Tourism hosted the award ceremony of annual event action “Turkmenistan – the Country of Health and Inspiration” that is aimed at wide popularization of mass sports. Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports as well as the above-mentioned institute were the organizers of the event.

During the whole month, the residents of the capital and regions participated in the different sport competitions defining the best on football, volleyball, basketball, track and field athletics, national wrestling and other disciplines. The participants who demonstrated high results received the awards and valuable gifts on behalf of the President of Turkmenistan.

Sportsmen from the capital were the best among the teams of the country; personnel of the Ministry of Construction and Architecture were the best among the ministries and departments while the team of the Ministry of Interior was the best among law enforcement structure.

05.05.2018. 16 transactions were registered at the trades of the State Commodity and Raw Material Exchange of Turkmenistan last week.

For foreign currency, entrepreneurs from Afghanistan bought gasoline produced at Seydi Refinery. In addition, for foreign currency Russia, Turkey and Serbia purchased cotton fabrics and yarn, dry extract of licorice root, clear sheet glass and Portland cement. Total amount of transactions exceeded 41,662,000 US dollars.

For manats, businessmen for United Arab Emirates and Pakistan procured povidone iodine solution and flannel to total amount of more that 907,000 manats.

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

On May 4, 2018, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan there was a meeting with the Director of the UNESCO Cluster Office in Tehran, Ms. Esther Kuisch Laroche, who arrived in Ashgabat on a working visit to participate in the inauguration of the new International Seaport.
During the talks, the sides exchanged views on perspective areas of partnership, identifying among them the scientific, educational and cultural sphere, cooperation in the preservation of historical and architectural monuments of the Turkmen people, which testify to the significant contribution to the development of world civilization.
The parties paid special attention to the organizational issues of joint activities on the occasion of the announcement in Turkmenistan of 2018 "Turkmenistan is the heart of the Great Silk Road". In addition, delegates noted that today Turkmenistan continues to actively work on the preparation of a number of initiatives and proposals to include not only new historical and cultural values in the UNESCO World Register, but also unique natural objects of our country.


04.05.2018. Macroeconomic indices for four months of the year were presented at the session of the Government dedicated to the outcomes of the development of the country in January – April 2018. For the period under review, the growth of the GDP was 6.2 percent including 4.6 percent in industrial complex, 0.4 percent in construction, 10.4 percent in transport and communication sector, 7.8 percent in trade, 3.2 percent in agriculture and 10.1 percent in service sphere.
Comparing with the same period of the last year, the production increased to 4.2 percent.
The volume of retail turnover by the outcomes of four months increased for 18.2 percent comparing with the same period of 2017. The prices for consumer goods as well as tariffs for services to the population were kept within set limits.
Average salary rate at big and medium enterprises of the country are 8.9 percent higher than in the same period of the last year. Salaries, pensions, state allowances and student scholarships were timely paid in full volume.
The investments to the amount of more than 583 million manats has been developed under the period under review during realization of National programme for reformation of social and living conditions of rural population.


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