Month: January 2021

Turkmenistan’s National Commission for UNESCO holds meeting

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Turkmenistan’s National Commission for UNESCO held a regular meeting in Ashgabat. The Commission discussed a number of issues relating to promoting the historical and cultural monuments of Turkmenistan for...

Fund for precious metals and precious stones established in Turkmenistan

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Turkmenistan has established the Fund for Precious Metals and Precious Stones to further improve the activities on the circulation of precious metals and precious stones. President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly...

International Year of Peace and Trust launched in Ashgabat

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The International Year of Peace and Trust was officially launched at the Institute of International Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan. The ceremony was attended by...

Turkmenistan registers second Russian vaccine against COVID-19 – EpiVacCorona

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Turkmenistan continues registration of vaccines for prevention of viral diseases in accordance with the national legislation. In particular, Turkmenistan issued a certificate of registration of the second Russian vaccine...

Implementation of human rights obligations by Turkmenistan discussed in Ashgabat

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The interdepartmental commission on the implementation of Turkmenistan’s international obligations in the field of human rights and international humanitarian law held a meeting in Ashgabat. It was attended by...

Turkmenistan, Japan hold talks on development of economic cooperation

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The heads and representatives of a number of Turkmenistan’s departments and President of the Japanese company Kawasaki Heavy Industries Tatsuya Watanabe held online talks to discuss issues relating to...

Turkmenistan registers national observers for elections of members of National Council

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Turkmenistan registered national observers for elections of members of the Khalk Maslakhaty (People’s Council) Chamber of the new bicameral parliament Milli Gengesh (National Council). National observers were nominated by...

Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan sign Memorandum on joint development of oil and gas field in the Caspian Sea

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Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan signed the Memorandum of Understanding on the joint development of hydrocarbon resources of Dostluk (Friendship) field in the Caspian Sea. President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and President Ilham...

Turkmenistan prepares to host World Track Cycling Championship and Davis Cup qualifying round in 2021

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President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov visited the Olympic village in Ashgabat, where he got acquainted with preparations for the World Track Cycling Championship and the qualifying round of the Davis Cup...

Turkmenistan’s Foreign Ministry holds briefing on opening of Turkmen-Afghan infrastructure facilities

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The Foreign Ministry of Turkmenistan held a briefing on the commissioning of three infrastructure facilities last Thursday, including the Kerki (Turkmenistan) – Shibirgan (Afghanistan) power transmission line, the 30-kilometer...