The working trip of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov to Mary and Lebap regions

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Wednesday, 05 January 2022 17:22

Today, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, who is on a working trip to Mary region, has held a working meeting on its results.

Deputy-Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers Sh.Abdrahmanov, who supervises the fuel and energy complex as well as subordinate institutions of the fuel and energy complex in Mary region and the khyakim of the given region, took part in the meeting.

Chairman of «Türkmengeologiýa» State Corporation M.Rozyev reported on the tasks outlined in the «Working plan for 2022-2023», result of the exploration work carried out in different parts of the country.  

The leader of the nation noted an important role given to efficient introduction of scientific achievements in the work of the fuel and energy complex, making an emphasis on the services adjusted on a scientific basis. 

Further, Chairman of “Türkmengaz” State Concern B.Amanov reported on the work held to modernize gas deposits in various parts of the country, industrial development of new fields, expansion of export routes of the “blue fuel”, recognized as ecologically clean gas in the world. He also expressed his gratitude to the head of the state for continued efforts in development of processing industry in the given sector.

Deputy-Chairman of the Cabinet Sh.Abdrahmanov marked that a huge investment is made in our country in development of the oil and gas industry. The Deputy-Chairman also pointed out that in accordance with the instructions of the head of the state, in all structures of the fuel and energy complex, great attention is paid to the ecological state and level of safety of work. 

The President made an emphasis on the fact that a huge investment is made in the oil and gas complex of the country and it has a great significance for development of the sector and supply of oil and gas enterprises with necessary equipment, conduction of exploration work, drilling activities and industrial development of new fields. Thus, large-scale projects are implemented by way of development of international cooperation.

The work carried out by foreign partners, main areas of realization of joint investment projects and development of gas deposit «Galkynysh» were also mentioned.

Besides it, exploration work and prospecting and drilling activities carried out in the country in accordance with the instruction of the head of the state were also reported.

With a view of industrial development of oil and gas rich wells the proper work and research activities are carried out with use of digital technologies in deposits. 

At present, at the giant deposit «Galkynysh» a complex work is carried out to produce, process and transport the “blue fuel”. 

A large-scale work is carried out in the country to diversify economy, to attach an innovation character to it, and to transform into the digital platform, which would rise not only the productivity of wells but also efficiency of work carried out in the gas deposit «Galkynysh».

Having heard the reports, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov underlined that optimal solution of tasks in the processing of natural gas and expansion of its export will enable not only to strengthen the national economy but also to establish fruitful international cooperation and made an emphasis on necessity of investment of advanced achievements of world science and practice to this end.

Having noted importance of use of innovative technologies in realization of measures in the given area, the head of the state gave related executives concrete instructions.

Further developing on the theme, the leader of the nation told them to make necessary efforts to adjust work in oil and gas enterprises in accordance with the requirements of the time. 

The head of the state also commissioned them to accelerate the pace of exploration work, complex measures taken to prospect, discover and open new oil and gas deposits. 

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov made an emphasis on intensification of relations with leading world profile institutions using the opportunity of modern communications systems and digital technologies that will enable to train highly qualified personnel for the oil and gas sector and to hold a scientific experimental work.

Besides it, one should strengthen the material and technical basis of the fuel and energy complex, including exploration institutions as well as reconstruction of industrial projects, in case of necessity and prepare concrete proposals to attract investment in realization of new projects, the head of the state stated.

Then, the leader of the nation gave the floor to khyakim of Mary region D.Annaberdiev.

The head of the regional administration on behalf of the population of the region expressed his gratitude that the leader of the nation has started his working trip with Mary region and has familiarized with implementation of the national Rural Development Program.

The khyakim reported that guided by instructions of the head of the state, the region plans to expand the acreage of fields under potatoes and gourds and vegetable at the expense of reduction of fields under cotton and increase in its yield. In this connection, the volume of vegetables and gourds produced as well as livestock production in the region will grow. 

In conclusion, the head of the local administration once again expressed his gratitude to President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov for the state support in socio-economic development of regions, improvement of social and living conditions of people, gradual increase in productivity of work of people employed in the sphere of livestock breeding, in particular, sheep and goat breeding.

Then, having bid a farewell to the gathered, by helicopter the head of the state made a flight in the direction of gas deposit «Malaý», located in Lebap region.

During the flight, leader of the nation Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov enjoyed the wonderful view of Turkmen nature, vast steppe areas of the Garagum that in winter become pastures for the sheep and goats. Especially after the heavy rain, the sand landscape become more beautiful. One should note that rain humidity this time of the year is very good for cultivated areas.

In some time, the helicopter of the leader of the nation landed at the square near the gas deposit «Malaý». 

Upon his arrival, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov held a meeting in which issues related to implementation of the tasks designated in the program for development of oil and gas industry of the country for 2030, modernization of gas deposit «Malaý», and increase in its production capacities were discussed.

Director of the Institute of Natural Gas of «Türkmengaz» State Concern, who by drawings and charts informed them on research activities conducted to increase in the productivity of deposits of natural gas and results of exploration and discovery of new wells, was the first to take the floor. 

The leader of the nation stated that as a result of industrial development of newly discovered gas deposits and natural gas mined from them, the volumes of gas reserves of the country grow by 126 billion cubic meters. And it is a noteworthy fact.

After industrial processing natural gas which is considered a bliss of the Turkmen land, is used in many types of industrial and construction goods, the head of the state underlined. Having taken into account the fact that polyethylene and polypropylene obtained from it are used in production of various goods, including carpets and fertilizers as well as ecologically clean motor transport fuel, Turkmen natural gas is a very valuable and important raw material in industrial manufacture.

The Chairman of “Türkmengeologiýa» State Corporation in his turn reported on the state of affairs in institutions under his supervision, in particular, geophysical and geological exploration work carried out in different parts of the country as well as their results. In this regard, a great significance is given to modernization of work of the Corporation and introduction of modern achievements of practice in its work.

Then, the Chairman of «Türkmengaz» State Concern reported that at present, work on industrial development of newly discovered deposits is carried out actively in Mary and Lebap regions.

Then, Deputy-Chairman of the Cabinet Sh.Abdrahmanov reported on the work carried out within the framework of realization of the Program for development of oil and gas industry of Turkmenistan for 2030. On behalf of specialists of the fuel and energy complex, the Deputy-Chairman expressed his sincere gratitude to the leader of the nation for a regular control over the work of the fuel and energy complex and related support.

Summing up the results of the working meeting, held at deposit «Malaý» in Lebap region, the President of the country wished its participants sound health, family wellbeing and successes in their work for the benefit development of our fatherland.

Then, by his off-highway vehicle, the head of the state made his way to the centre of the Garagum desert. These winter days after heavy rain the flora of the vast area is very attractive. 

A careful approach to the unique eco-system of the Garagum and creation of favourable ecological conditions in its territory for steppe animals help development of sheep and goats and camel breeding, the leader of the nation notes, underlining that along with it, an opportunity for development of ecological tourism also grows.

On his way President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov made a halt at the herd of camels grazed here by the shepherd Aymyrat Pashshykov from peasant association “Ýeňiş” of Sayat district of Lebap region who warmly welcomed the leader of the nation there.

The President of the country having greeted the shepherd took an interest in his work, the state of the cattle, pastures and family life.

With pride, the shepherd noted that he work on a lease method and it is very profitable. The shepherd pointed out that the state creates easy terms for all workers of agriculture, including for animal breeders and on behalf of them, expressed his gratitude to the head of the state.

The leader of the nation noted that our people who have created wise sayings of camels as a symbol of wellbeing and abundance, respected and valued the camel as world treasure. The head of the state underlined that camel hair, milk, chal and agaran have been scientifically proven good for human health.

As the President of the country marked, in the course of history, camels became close friends of people. Among trade caravans, which passed along the great Silk Road, which for centuries worked as connection between epochs and generations, were numerous camels including the breed of arwana.

A.Pashshykov said that their significance is still great and care of increase in the head of arwana breed gives positive results. Adding with pride that he has made a good fortune thanks to his engagement in camel breeding. He noted that today his family members live a happy life and expressed his gratitude to the leader of the nation to this end.

The shepherd was presented with a gift on behalf of the head of the state. President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov addressing the shepherd of camels said that he has a much-respected trade and having wished him great future success, he left the place.

Then, by helicopter, the head of the state flew in the direction of Turkmenabat city.

TELEPHONE CONVERSATION BETWEEN THE PRESIDENT OF TURKMENISTAN AND THE SPEAKER OF THE UPPER HOUSE OF THE PARLIAMENT OF RUSSIA

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Tuesday, 28 December 2021 18:26

On December 28, 2021, during the visit of the President of Turkmenistan G.M.Berdimuhamedov to the Russian Federation to participate in an informal meeting of the Leaders of the CIS countries in St. Petersburg, there was a telephone conversation with the Speaker of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, V.I.Matvienko.

During the conversation, a wide range of issues of bilateral relations in various fields was discussed. Special attention was paid to the progress of inter-parliamentary cooperation between Turkmenistan and Russia. In this context, the President of Turkmenistan and the Speaker of the Upper House of the Russian Parliament discussed the issues related to preparation and holding of the Inter-Parliamentary Forum of Central Asian Countries and the Russian Federation in Ashgabat in May 2022. In the course of the conversation, the President of Turkmenistan also proposed to explore the possibility of holding a meeting of the Dialogue of Women of Central Asia and Russia in Ashgabat at the same time.

It was noted that the format of the Women's Dialogue has a great future at the UN level as a platform for interaction in world politics. In this regard, the interlocutors noted the advisability of preparing a special resolution of the UN General Assembly that would emphasize the significance of the Dialogue in increasing the participation of women in state and international activities.

At the end of the conversation, the President of Turkmenistan warmly congratulated the Speaker of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation on the coming New Year, wishing her good health and great successes in her state activity.

THE IMPORTANCE OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP IN THE ECO SPACE AND BEYOND IS HIGHLIGHTED

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Monday, 29 November 2021 18:35

At the 15th Summit of the Economic Cooperation Organization, held on November 28, 2021, the Heads of State and Government of the participating countries reflected their vision of the ECO's work and highlighted the unique geo-economic role of the ECO, which has a positive effect on regional cooperation.

In his speech, President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov highlighted the essence of interaction between the ECO Member States, united geographically, historically, as well as traditional customs and values. “Our peoples here have centuries-old traditions, valuable experience has been accumulated, which requires its revival, use and enrichment, taking into account modern realities,” President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov noted.

He made a special emphasis on the further intensification of trade and economic relations between the countries of this format, which is aimed at increasing the volume and diversification of trade. “In this regard, I consider it expedient to think about creating, on the principles of public-private partnership, specialized ECO business platforms, each of which, in its own direction, could purposefully work in the interests of developing and expanding trade relations between our countries,” the Head of Turkmenistan emphasized.

The idea of creating effective mechanisms to ensure stable and dynamic growth of trade and investment partnerships has been put forward. In this regard, the expediency of establishing various forms of cooperation in such segments as the production of industrial goods, agriculture, and the service sector was emphasized. In this context, the Head of state highlighted the importance of economic interaction with the use of high, primarily digital technologies, and the widespread use of electronic trading platforms.

Stating the importance of enhancing cooperation in medicine and health care, the President of Turkmenistan noted the advisability of establishing, within the framework of the ECO, systemic channels for the exchange of experience, methods and best practices in the field of combating dangerous infectious diseases. “Economic cooperation in the ECO space should be accompanied by the expansion of interaction in the cultural and humanitarian sphere,” said President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.

Decree of the President of Turkmenistan on awarding the Medal of Turkmenistan "Bitaraplyk" to President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Kemelevich Tokayev

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Tuesday, 26 October 2021 12:03

For special merits in recognizing the permanent neutrality of independent Turkmenistan, strengthening friendly relations between Turkmenistan and the Republic of Kazakhstan, as well as taking into account the great personal contribution to the development of long-term cooperation between the two countries in the political, economic, scientific, educational and cultural spheres, to award the Medal of Turkmenistan "Bitaraplyk" to President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Kemelevich Tokayev.

President of Turkmenistan
Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov

Ashgabat, October 25, 2021

The state visit of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Turkmenistan has started

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Monday, 25 October 2021 18:04

Today President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokaev has arrived in Turkmenistan with a state visit.

At the International airport of the capital decorated with national flags of two friendly countries, Deputy-Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers S.Berdimuhamedov welcomed the head of Kazakhstan. Along the carpet path, running from the ramp of the plane, in honour of arrival of the honoured guest the Guard of honour was lined.

Accompanied by Deputy-Chairman of the Cabinet S.Berdimuhamedov the honoured guest passes into the hall of governmental delegations where their conversation took place and in its course, high level of Turkmen-Kazakhstan relations having a strategic character was noted.

From the air harbour, the motorcade of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan accompanied with the escort of motorcyclists headed to the luxurious capital hotel "Oghuzkent".

… In the second half of the day, President Kassym-Jomart Tokaev visited the Akhal Teke Horse Complex of the President of Turkmenistan.

In the horse complex, President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov warmly welcomed the honoured guest. The leader of the nation invites his Kazakhstan colleague to see the territory of one of the horseracing centres largest in the country where there are all conditions for cultivation, education and breeding of Akhal Teke horses, their training, and conduction of representative tournaments. As "heavenly" racers, being the national property and pride of Turkmen people, personify the beauty and harmony standard born in unison with nature by creative human genius. During the present epoch, the noble Akhal Teke racer is a symbol of modern Turkmenistan - image of continuity of historical experience, triumph of high ideals, spiritualised work and vigorous aiming at development.

Here Presidents Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Kassym-Jomart Tokaev from a special observation point watched exercises of elite Akhal Teke racers.

One after another, on the arena, magnificent Akhal Teke racers appear and the detailed information on each horse, its family tree, qualities, advantages and achievements is given. Fine constitution, easy gait, graceful movements and an amazing exterior of the best representatives of breed, really heavenly, inspiring beauty of horses leave nobody indifferent.

Then the performance of the famous group of national horse games "Galkynysh" which is the winner and holder of many international competitions and festivals took place. Equestrians of this group invariably submit the most exacting public, including abroad where tours pass with full triumph, acquainting fans of horse games with horsemanship art of Turkmen people.

The first in the program of horse representation the unusual abilities were shown by the famous Akhan, which graciously danced to a national melody.

Dashing equestrians on rushing magnificent Akhal Teke racers to the stirring national music, which once again showed the unsurpassed skill, effectively having executed various tricks, the most complicated elements of equestrian vaulting and acrobatic techniques, continued the entertainment show. The “highlight” of the program was the musical composition in which Akhal teke racers, obeying the horsemen, together with actors performed the ancient Turkmen dance «kushtdepdi».

This bright original equestrian sports show made really tremendous impression upon the honoured guest of our country.

President Kassym-Jomart Tokaev expressed sincere admiration of unsurpassed grace and noble constitution of the racers, which are an invaluable property of Turkmen people, and universal civilisation. The words of gratitude were addressed the Turkmen horsemen who nowadays adequately continue traditions of their glorious ancestors.

Then the President of Turkmenistan on behalf of Turkmen people as gift to the brotherly Kazakhstan people presented the fine Akhal teke racer named Ganatly that became one brighter sign of unshakableness of relations of friendship and good neighbourhood between two countries.

In his turn, Deputy-Chairman of the Cabinet, President of the International Association of Akhal Teke Horse Breeding, International Association of Turkmen Alabay S.Berdimuhamedov as a friendship symbol presented as gift to the Kazakhstan people a wonderful fleet-footed tazy, also being a national property of Turkmen people, nicknamed Bovser.

The honoured guest expressed warm gratitude for the respect shown for the people of Kazakhstan and gifts, especially having noted that interstate relations thanks to efforts of the President of Turkmenistan have a long-term character and develop for the benefit of two people.

The regular Turkmen-Kazakhstan meeting to be held on October 25 in Ashkhabad at the highest levels will become a new major landmark in the history of mutual relations based on centuries-old unshakable traditions of friendship, good neighbourhood and fruitful partnership.

Leaders of the brotherly states invariably confirm readiness of the parties for deepening of the established productive political dialogue, strengthening of economic and cultural-humanitarian links, defining concrete steps on steady promotion of interaction, built on parity, mutually beneficial basis. So, in August this year in Avaza national tourist zone within the limits of the Consultative meeting of heads of the states of Central Asia negotiations of Presidents Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Kassym-Jomart Tokaev were held and in their course adherence of two countries to rise of constructive relations in all directions was once again ascertained.

The great value is given to the activity of the Intergovernmental Turkmen-Kazakhstan commission on economic, scientific, technical, and cultural cooperation during meetings of which perspective vectors of bilateral partnership are defined.

Our countries are connected by both the economic partnership developing today in a number of key directions, and centuries-old historical bonds of the Turkmen and Kazakhstan people. For this reason, a special role in the interstate dialogue is attached to interaction in the cultural-humanitarian sphere.

Predictably, within the limits of the present Ashkhabad summit talks a wide spectrum of issues, representing mutual interest will be discussed, and also the package of the important bilateral documents aimed at intensification of multidimensional cooperation, further strengthening of trust and mutual understanding between two fraternal people and states will be signed. The forthcoming high-level meeting is urged to promote optimum realisation of available great potential of partnership in all its spheres, to bring out to the new actual directions of interaction counting upon long-term prospect.

The official visit of the President of Turkmenistan to the Republic of Uzbekistan has started

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Tuesday, 05 October 2021 12:46

Today in the second half of the day, President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov left with a two-day official visit for the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Having made a flight to Tashkent, the presidential airliner landed at the International airport named after Islam Karimov. National flags of the two friendly countries decorated the air harbour of the Uzbek capital on this significant occasion.

Along the carpet path, soldiers of the Guard of honour were lined.

At the boarding stairs of the plane, President of the Republic Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev as well as members of the governmental delegation of Turkmenistan welcomed President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov warmly and hospitably.

According to the established noble tradition of hospitality, children in national costumes met the honoured guest.

Then the motorcade of Turkmen and Uzbek leaders from the airport headed towards the Monument of Independence and Humanism located on the Square of Independence.

The monument symbolising statehood, sovereignty and aspiration of Uzbek people to prosperity, is one of the main sights of modern Tashkent.

On the massive granite cenotaph, a globe with an engraved contour of Uzbekistan towers. Before the pedestal one more monument «Happy mother» - a female sculpture holding on her hands a child stands. This deeply substantial image testifies to succession of generations, solicitous attitude to centuries-old national traditions and cultural wealth, which nowadays provide unity and consolidation of Uzbek people.

After laying flowers at the majestic monument, the head of Turkmenistan together with the President of Uzbekistan by car heads to the Kuksaroy Presidential Palace

Tomorrow - on October 5- the Turkmen-Uzbek summit talks in which course Presidents Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Shavkat Mirziyoyev will outline approaches of the parties to the further formulation of mutually beneficial cooperation, will take place, to create possibilities for the fullest realisation of available potential.

Today Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan are uniform in their aspiration to assist positive development of regional processes, strengthening of all-round relations between the states of Central Asia, establishment of stable peace, stability and security, promoting general progress and prosperity in the region.

As known, adjustment of close, full-scale interaction with the closest neighbouring states was and remains the major priority of the foreign policy doctrine of Turkmenistan, successfully following the course of a constructive international dialogue in general interests.

Thus, the present official visit of the head of Turkmenistan to Uzbekistan urged to become a major landmark in the history of the centuries-old Turkmen -Uzbek relations based on age-old, indestructible traditions of friendship and good neighbourhood.

The Turkmen-Uzbek economic forum held today in Tashkent in the capital Yashnabad Innovation Technopark- a huge modern complex where innovative projects are carried out, became a business prologue to the bilateral top-level talks planned for tomorrow, scientific developments and researches in the most different areas.

Cars and the agricultural machinery, which have already well proved themselves in the soil-environmental conditions of Turkmenistan and are made in Uzbekistan, displayed on the outdoor platform were shown to members of the delegation of our country. In the building, a wide assortment of production of Uzbek manufacturers using a great consumer demand in the country and abroad was also presented.

Special video clips on successes and achievements of key economic branches of Turkmen economy, priorities of strategy of construction realised by President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov prospering and advanced in every respect of the state with strong economy and steadily growing well-being of people were shown to the Uzbek party.

The Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan widely was displayed as well. As known, in the economic strategy of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov the national private sector is assigned a part as one of the backbone factors in national economy industrialisation, manufacture export-focused and import replacing production.

The state renders big, effective support to the private businessmen, involving representatives of small and medium business in formation of innovative economy that directly promotes increase of competitiveness of Turkmen goods in the internal and external markets.

Today members of UIET take an active part in realisation of large-scale town-planning projects, putting into practice advanced solutions. As an example for it, one can cite construction of new projects of different designations an integral component of which are high innovative technologies and know-how, steadily expanding borders of white marble coated Ashkhabad and also Avaza national tourist zone and other regions of the country.

On the sidelines of the forum, members of delegations of both countries marked a number of concrete steps on cooperation diversification on the most perspective directions. As was underlined, a key vector of joint work was and remains to be an establishment of direct relations between business circles of two countries, expansion and deepening of industrial cooperation, creation of joint ventures, active exchange of experience in use of the latest technological solutions and creation of innovative economy that should be promoted directly by organization of business forums, economic exhibitions, business meetings and negotiations on a regular basis.

The signing of 13 bilateral documents, including those on realisation of export-import transactions for a total sum about 13,5 million US dollars became an evidence of invariable adherence of Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan to centuries-old bonds of friendship and good neighbourhood, mutual interest in steady expansion and deepening of established mutually beneficial cooperation.

Participants of the Turkmen-Uzbek economic forum expressed confidence that all reached arrangements will give a new impulse to development of multi-faceted dialogue in interests of both states and their fraternal people.

On completion of the forum a number of bilateral meetings with participation of heads of separate ministries and departments, representatives of state and private structures took place.

PRESIDENT OF TURKMENISTAN AND PRESIDENT OF THE KYRGYZ REPUBLIC DISCUSSED THE ISSUES OF EXPANSION OF STRATEGIC COOPERATION

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Tuesday, 29 June 2021 18:16

As previously reported, on June 27, 2021 President of the Kyrgyz Republic Sadyr Zhaparov arrived to Turkmenistan on an official visit.

On the first day of the visit, President of Kyrgyzstan Sadyr Zhaparov visited the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Turkmenistan where he got acquainted with the Exhibition of Export Goods of Turkmenistan and participated to the opening ceremony of Turkmen-Kyrgyz Economic Forum where he delivered a speech.

On the second day of the visit, on June 28, in the morning the high guest proceeded from his official residence to the centre of the city where the Independence square is situated. President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov welcomed President of the Kyrgyz Republic Sadyr Zhaparov at the venue. The official welcome ceremony was held for the President of the Kyrgyz Republic Sadyr Zhaparov at the Independence Square in Ashgabat. Members of the Government delegation of Turkmenistan were introduced to the President of Kyrgyzstan. Members of the Government delegation of the Kyrgyz Republic were introduced to the President of Turkmenistan.

After the traditional ceremony of official photography on the background of the State Flags, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov invited President Sadyr Zhaparov to the Bilateral Meeting Hall of the Oguzkhan Presidential Palace Complex where Turkmen-Kyrgyz “one-to-one” negotiations had been held.

As was mentioned in the course of constructive talks of the Heads of the two friendly countries, the visit of the President of Kyrgyzstan to Ashkhabad will open the new chapter in the history of interstate relations and will serve as the powerful incentive for further strengthening of traditional partnership and making it strategic.

During the negotiations, the parties noted special significance of holding Turkmen-Kyrgyz Economic Forum within the framework of the current visit, which opened broad perspectives for realization of trade-economic, export and investment potential of Turkmenistan and Kyrgyzstan. The sides shared the visions on number of topical issues of regional and international politics presenting mutual interest.

Then, the negotiations continued in the extended format with the participation of the members of the official delegations of the two countries.

The parties stated the presence of huge potential for long-term interaction between the business circles of the two states. In this context, among the key areas of partnership the textile industry, renewable energy sources, tourism, processing industries, agriculture, as well as transport and transit sector were named.

After the talks in the extended format the signing ceremony was held. The parties signed a solid package of 15 bilateral documents.

Besides that, during Turkmen-Kyrgyz Economic Forum which was held a day earlier, the representatives of the business community of the two countries signed about 20 documents.

After the conclusion of the signing ceremony, the Heads of two states made an address to media representatives.

The Heads of states stressed that an important attention in the talks was paid to the strengthening of peace, stability and security. It was noted that the parties agreed to work closely together in the bilateral format and within international organizations in addressing such pressing issues as combating international terrorism, extremism, transnational organized crime, illicit drug trafficking.

Having completed the official visit to our country, President of the Kyrgyz Republic Sadyr Zhaparov proceeded to Ashkhabad International Airport, from where he left Turkmenistan.

PRESIDENT OF THE KYRGYZ REPUBLIC ARRIVED AT TURKMENISTAN ON AN OFFICIAL VISIT

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Monday, 28 June 2021 17:26

Today, on June 27, 2021, the two-day official visit of President of the Kyrgyz Republic Sadyr Nurgozhoyevich Zhaparov to Turkmenistan has started.

During the visit Sadyr Zhaparov visited township Kipchak where he paid tribute to the memory of the first President of Turkmenistan, laid flowers at the Mausoleum and got acquainted with Turkmenbashy Spirituality Mosque.

Then the motorcade of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic came to the Independence Monument of Turkmenistan where the high guest laid the flowers and planted a tree on the Alley of Honorable Guests.

On the same day the high guest took part in the Exhibition of Export Goods of Turkmenistan, which was organized in the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Turkmenistan. Achievements and export opportunities of the country in oil and gas sphere, energy, chemical industry, transport and communications, industry and production of building materials as well as production of private enterprises were demonstrated at the exhibition.

After that, Sadyr Zhaparov participated to the opening ceremony of Turkmen-Kyrgyz Economic Forum where he delivered a speech.

On June 28, within the framework of the visit, negotiations on the highest level will be held between President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and President of the Kyrgyz Republic Sadyr Zhaparov. During the talks it is expected the discussion of the issues of further development of relations between two friendly countries, prospects of  increase of interaction in political, trade-economic, energy, industrial, transport-communicational, agricultural and water management, scientific-technical and cultural-humanitarian spheres.

Following the visit, it is planned to sign a solid package of documents.

The Embassy of Turkmenistan in Georgia held a massive cycling race dedicated to the World Bicycle Day

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Saturday, 29 May 2021 16:34

On May 29, 2021, Embassy of Turkmenistan in Georgia with the assistance of Georgian National bicycle federation held the massive cycling race dedicated to the World Bicycle Day, 30th Anniversary of Independence of Turkmenistan, 140th Anniversary of Ashgabat, as well as the proclamation of 2021 as the International Year of Peace and Trust.

Representatives of Georgian National bicycle federation, athletes and coaches of Georgia took participation in this event, which was covered by the local media.

 Before the cyclingrace began, the Ambassador of Turkmenistan in Georgia noted in his speech that the World Bicycle Day, widely celebrated in all countries of the world, was established by the United Nations General Assembly Resolution on the initiative of the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. As the President of Turkmenistan noted, it is a celebration that highlights the importance of such enduring values as peace and solidarity, health and spirituality. It offers great opportunities to develop and popularize sport as a messenger of peace and to establish fruitful cooperation in this field.

The Ambassador also noted that Turkmenistan pays great attention to the development of physical culture and sports, large-scale work is being carried out to improve the health of citizens and to educate a physically strong young generation. Special attention is paid to the development of cycling and holding a mass bike ride has become a good tradition not only in Turkmenistan, but also around the world. Cycling is one of the most popular forms of socially significant events held in many countries around the world in support of various social, sports and environmental projects and ideas.

The participants of the cycling race noted that this sports event is another step in strengthening friendship and cooperation between our countries, as well as promoting sport and a healthy lifestyle.

PRESIDENT OF TURKMENISTAN MADE AN ADDRESS AT THE GLOBAL ROUNDTABLE ON TRANSFORMING EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRIES FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

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Wednesday, 26 May 2021 18:46

On the 25th of May 2021, President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov gave a speech at the Global Roundtable on Transforming Extractive Industries for Sustainable Development.  The event took place in a format of a videoconferencing and was chaired by the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres.

The event was attended by the heads of states and governments, ministers, heads of major international organizations, experts of academic circles and analytical centers, as well as the representatives of private sector and civil society.

The holding of the roundtable was aimed at the determination of concrete actions and recommendations, which might be implemented at global, regional and national levels for the resolution of problems related to climate change and negatively affecting the attainment of the Global Agenda until 2030.

In his speech, the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov expressed gratitude to the UN Secretary General for the invitation to take part in the Global Forum and underlined that Turkmenistan completely shares the concerns in regard to the negative effect of the industrial emissions to the environment and consistently stands for close coordination of international efforts aimed at the minimization of present risks and challenges.   

“We are confident that the key factor here should be the steady and total adherence to the Paris Agreement on Climate Change”, said the President.  He added that by joining this fundamental document, Turkmenistan has intensified its constructive cooperation with the UN and other specialized international structures for its comprehensive fulfillment.  

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov emphasized the adoption in 2019 of the new revised National Strategy of Turkmenistan on Climate Change that has provided all the necessary legal, organizational and technological conditions for the attainment of ecological tasks.  The Head of State noted that adaptive measures are widely implemented in Turkmenistan on restoration of forests and betterment of land use for the mitigation of climate impacts.  In the framework of the Overall National Programme of Greenery Planting “Green Belt”, vast forest belts are settled with the use of advanced water saving irrigation systems.  Just in the current year, it is envisioned to plant 30 million more of young plants.      

In the last years, the carbon content of products produced in Turkmenistan steadily decreases.  To support this statement, the President of Turkmenistan has presented concrete indicators.  

Speaking about the international initiatives of the state on forming a new architecture of global energy security and provision of wide access to unexpansive, reliable and modern energy resources for all, the President noted that “being one of the major resource extracting countries in the world and comprehending its responsibility in this regard, Turkmenistan makes efforts to preserve the balance between the manufacturing goals and missions on saving the environment.”       

He also noted that jointly with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization, the preparatory work is carried out on the implementation of two major projects on preserving the ozone layer. 

The President has voiced the feasibility of working out a UN Strategy aimed at the implementation of measures for the development of low carbon energy and proposed to prepare an International Roadmap under the UN auspices on the development of hydrogen as one of the priorities in the energy field.   

The current meeting of high level was convened by the UN Secretary General and has completed the series of roundtables held in the recent months by the UN regional economic commissions in the framework of the “Financing for the Development in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond Initiative” (FFDI).

ПРЕЗИДЕНТ ТУРКМЕНИСТАНА ВЫСТУПИЛ НА ГЛОБАЛЬНОМ КРУГЛОМ СТОЛЕ ПО ПРЕОБРАЗОВАНИЮ ДОБЫВАЮЩЕЙ ПРОМЫШЛЕННОСТИ ДЛЯ УСТОЙЧИВОГО РАЗВИТИЯ

25 мая 2021 года Президент Туркменистана Гурбангулы Бердымухамедов выступил на Глобальном «круглом столе» высокого уровня по преобразованию добывающей промышленности для устойчивого развития. Мероприятие прошло в формате видеоконференции под председательством Генерального секретаря ООН Антониу Гутерриша.

На встрече приняли участие главы государств и правительств, министры, руководители крупных международных организаций, эксперты академических кругов и аналитических центров, представители частного сектора и гражданского общества.

Проведение круглого стола было нацелено на определение конкретных действий и рекомендаций, которые могут быть реализованы на глобальном, региональном и национальном уровнях, для решения проблем, связанных с изменением климата, негативно влияющих на реализацию «Повестки дня на период до 2030 года».

В своём выступлении Президент Туркменистана Гурбангулы Бердымухамедов поблагодарил Генерального секретаря ООН за приглашение принять участие в глобальном форуме и подчеркнул, что Туркменистан, полностью разделяя озабоченность в связи с негативным воздействием промышленных выбросов в окружающую среду, последовательно выступает за тесную координацию международных усилий, направленных на минимизацию существующих рисков и вызовов.

«Убеждены, что ключевым фактором здесь должна быть неуклонная и всеобщая приверженность Парижскому соглашению по изменению климата» - отметил Президент. Он добавил, что присоединившись к этому фундаментальному документу, Туркменистан активно взял курс на предметное сотрудничество с ООН, другими специализированными международными структурами по его повсеместной имплементации.

Президент Гурбангулы Бердымухамедов отметил принятие в 2019 году новой редакции Национальной стратегии Туркменистана об изменении климата, что обеспечило все необходимые правовые, организационные и технологические условия для выполнения экологических задач. Глава государства отметил, что в Туркменистане широко внедряются адаптационные меры по восстановлению лесов и улучшению землепользования для смягчения климатических воздействий. В рамках Общенациональной программы озеленения «Зелёный пояс» созданы обширные лесные полосы с использованием прогрессивных водосберегающих методов полива. Только в этом году в стране планируется высадить дополнительно 30 миллионов саженцев.

В течение последних лет неуклонно снижается углеродоёмкость производимой в Туркменистане продукции. В подтверждение тому Президент Туркменистана привёл конкретные показатели.

Говоря о международных инициативах государства по формированию новой архитектуры глобальной энергетической безопасности, обеспечению широкого доступа для всех к недорогим, надёжным, современным источникам энергии, Президент отметил, что «являясь одной из крупнейших в мире ресурсодобывающих стран и полностью осознавая в этой связи свою ответственность, Туркменистан прилагает усилия по сохранению баланса между производственными целями и задачами по охране окружающей среды».

Он также отметил, что совместно с Организацией Объединённых Наций по промышленному развитию проводится подготовительная работа по реализации двух крупных проектов по защите озонового слоя.

Президент озвучил целесообразность разработки Стратегии ООН, нацеленной на осуществление мер по развитию низкоуглеродной энергетики и предложил создать под эгидой ООН международную «Дорожную карту» по развитию водорода в качестве одного из приоритетных направлений в энергетике.

Нынешняя встреча высокого уровня, созванная Генеральным секретарём ООН, завершает серию «круглых столов», проведённых за последние несколько месяцев региональными экономическими комиссиями ООН в рамках «Инициативы по финансированию развития в эпоху COVID-19 и в последующий период (FFDI)».

 

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