During the Government session on December 22, Vice-premier A. Garajayev reported on the Programme of events and activities related with the slogan of the next year “Turkmenistan - the Herat of the Great Silk Road” as well as with the symbol of 2018.
It was mentioned that the slogan is to support the activation of work for deep study and popularization of the history of Turkmen nation, historical and cultural monuments along the Great Silk Road in the world.
The Programme stipulates the conferences, creative meetings, musical performances and exhibition of historical values, which are to be held in the state historical and cultural reserves and in the places directly related to the history of the legendary route, the information on which was reflected in the work of the Leader of the Nation “Turkmenistan – the Heart of the Great Silk Road”.
The Vice-premier presented the samples of the symbols of 2018 to President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, in which the richest national heritage and achievements of modern Turkmenistan on its way to the peace, progress and spiritual development of the nation have been reflected.
Having listened to the report and approved relative programme and symbols, the Head of the State highlighted the importance of systematic work on careful protection and wide popularization of historical and cultural heritage of the nation. We have to bring up the use on patriotic examples of the ancestors and do all possible to handover this unique heritage of our people to future generations, the President said.
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