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Successive round of the joint Turkmen-Uzbek commission on trade-economic, scientific-technical and cultural cooperation was held in Ashgabat
25 Nov
Successive round of the joint Turkmen-Uzbek commission on trade-economic, scientific-technical and cultural cooperation was held in Ashgabat

On November 23, 2019, the 15th session of the Joint Turkmen-Uzbek Commission on Trade-economic, Scientific-technical and Cultural Cooperation was held in Ashkhabad in the hotel “Archabil”, inform the web-site of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan. The Turkmen part of the Commission was headed by the Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan E. Orazgeldyev, and the Uzbek part was led by the First Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan A. Ramatov. During the meeting, the implementation of agreements was discussed, as well as agreements signed during...

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The 14th session of the SPEKA governing council was held in Ashgabat
22 Nov
The 14th session of the SPEKA governing council was held in Ashgabat

On November 21, 2019, the 14th Session of the Governing Council, the highest managing body of the UN Special Programme for the Economies of Central Asia (SPECA) was held in the hotel “Yildiz”  This was the round-up  of the “SPECA Days” in Ashgabat, inform the web-site of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan. The representatives of the SPECA states-participants, the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), as well as the specialists working in the sphere of economy and development, t...

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SPECA Days started in Ashgabat
19 Nov
SPECA Days started in Ashgabat

On November 18, 2019 the high-level events in the framework of the chairmanship of Turkmenistan in the UN Special Programme for the Economies of Central Asia (SPECA) have started in Ashgabat, informs State News Agency of Turkmenistan. The main events were summits and meetings of working groups on sustainable transport and trade. Held at the Yildiz Hotel the forum brought together the heads and representatives of the relevant ministries and sector agencies of the participating states of the SPECA, that is Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan....

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President of Turkmenistan congratulated the participants of the III International Theater Festival
19 Nov
President of Turkmenistan congratulated the participants of the III International Theater Festival

On November 19, 2019, the III International Festival "Theater Art of the Age of Happiness" opens in Ashgabat. On this occasion, the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov addressed his participants with a greeting, which, in particular, states: “We are pleased to welcome you to the review of the best works of world theater art taking place on the hospitable Turkmen land. A grandiose international theater festival with the participation of representatives of dozens of states is designed to contribute to the comprehension of the intricacies of the art of our countries, the exchange...

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 Turkmen weightlifters win gold and silver of international tournament
18 Nov
Turkmen weightlifters win gold and silver of international tournament

Turkish Gaziantep hosted International Weightlifting Tournament in the memory of three-time Olympic Champion Naim Suleymanoglu on November 15 – 17. Representative competitions were a qualification round for the Olympic Games 2020, which would be held in Tokyo next summer. By the results of the tournament, the collection of national weightlifting team has been added with gold and silver medals. There was no one equal to the third-grade student of Turkmen State Institute of Physical Culture and Sport Cristina Shermetova in the weight category up to 55 kg. The sportswoman went up to the highest...

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Collaboration between ombudsperson and other stakeholders focus of OSCE seminar in Turkmenistan
17 Nov
Collaboration between ombudsperson and other stakeholders focus of OSCE seminar in Turkmenistan

An OSCE-organized seminar aimed at improving collaboration on human rights promotion and protection in Turkmenistan was held in Ashgabat on 12 and 13 November 2019. Representatives from local ministries and bodies including the Ombudsperson’s Office, the Ministry of the Interior, the Mejlis (parliament), the Supreme Court, the Ministry of Justice, the Bar Association, the Prosecutor General’s Office and the Ministry of Education of Turkmenistan, attended the seminar.  Experts from the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) shared the experiences of national human ri...

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