President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov made a cycling ride in the foothills of Kopetdag Mountains. Having announced protection of people’s health as one of priorities of the government policy, the Head of the State gives personal example to fellow countrymen, especially to the youth, in following of the principles of healthy and active life style.
Early in the morning, the President of the country has come to picturesque place located in the foothills of Kopetdag. Making cycling ride, the Head of the State was enjoying the beauty of surrounding landscape, to which artificially made green zones have merged organically.
Care of people, which is the main treasure of our state and society, is a base of all reforms, large-scale programmes and grandiose projects implemented by initiative of Head of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. Sports and healthy life style help people to open its potential.
Turkmenistan has the best conditions for this – relative infrastructure is developed, organization of mass cycling rides has become a good tradition, special attention is paid to training of professional sportsmen.
The World Bicycle Day, which is observed on June 3, has been instituted by special Resolution of the United Nations General Assembly by initiative of the President of Turkmenistan. This fact visually indicates significant input of Turkmen leader to development of sport, physical training and health improving movement and that great importance that is paid to strengthening of people’s health on international level.
Sport and physical training movement serves as a source of health, power and might stimulating the commitment to achievement of this. Being eco-friendly and interesting sports, the cycling plays an important role in strengthening of population’s health, Head of the State Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov notes. Therefore, number of people going in for cycling always grows in the country.
The Bicycle Monument, which decorated architectural image of the capital, has been opened to perpetuate the World Bicycle Day in the country this year, which is held under slogan “Turkmenistan – Home of Neutrality”.
Turkmen leader has noted at the opening ceremony of sculptural composition that having left joyful feelings and unforgettable impressions of current and future generation, this historical event would be another example of our activity for the formation of future of independent motherland, enhancement of desire of the population to do physical training and sports, strengthen health and enthusiasm.
Having joined international natural protection documents, Turkmenistan also carries out fruitful work for environment protection and wide implementation of the principles of healthy life style.
The results of this activity enhance authority of the Motherland in the world as a country of health and happiness, they demonstrate that special attention, which paid in our country to health of people, which are the highest value of the state and society.
The route of cycling ride was running across the part of white-marble capital where sculpture of famous ahalteke horse Yanardag, which has become a legend, was installed by initiative of the President. Fast movement of the horse serves as original symbol of success and achievements of our country in the epoch of might and happiness, indicates inviolability of traditions and spiritual values, which occupy an important place in life of people and society.
At present, special attention in the country is paid to such subjects as formation of clean environment for healthy growth of younger generation, healthy nutrition, sport, in particular cycling, exercises.
At the same time, it is worth to mention the importance of healthy nutrition in strengthening of physical health and provision of comprehensive development of growing generation as healthy nutrition in combination with regular sport exercises are the guarantee of health. It is also important to follow set standards.
Turkmen leader points out the utmost importance of events, which are to support physical activity of youth, to strengthen health of Turkmenistan citizens and improve their social level. At the same time, the Head of the State demonstrates by personal example that systematic physical training and sport exercises make favourable effect of body and soul and form up a willpower.
Integrated measures aimed at development of physical training and sports of highest achievements, popularization of the principles of healthy life style are under permanent attention of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.
Number of sport facilities, which are equipped with modern technologies, grows every year, modern profile infrastructure is developed. Today, Turkmenistan citizens adhere to active and healthy life style and go in for sport and physical training.
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