In 2021, held under the slogan "Turkmenistan - Homeland of Peace and Trust", many foreign publications focus on the celebrations on occasion of the glorious 30th anniversary of the sacred independence of the Motherland. In commemoration of this significant date, various events and celebrations are held in the country and abroad, colorfully decorated publications appear in print, highlighting Turkmenistan’s successes and achievements over the years of sovereign development.
On the eve of the holiday, special issues of the magazines "Yerli düşünce" and "Istanbool Today" in the Republic of Turkey, "Galkynysh" in the Republic of Austria, "Business Central Asia" in India, as well as "The Diplomatic Insight" in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan were published, dedicated to the anniversary date.
The publications of friendly countries tell about the history of independence of our state, large-scale achievements in politics, economy, social and legal spheres, science and culture, achieved under the leadership of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. They present the articles on the prospects for the development of mutually beneficial relations of Turkmenistan with the countries of the world, on the strengthening of good-neighborly relations with the states of the region.
Moreover, the journals provide information about the Consultative Meeting of the Heads of State of Central Asia held in August this year in the Avaza National Tourist Zone in Turkmenistan. The readers can find materials on the initiatives of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov put forward during the international forum, the priority areas of the country's foreign policy, energy and environmental diplomacy of Turkmenistan.
The publications present materials dedicated to another significant event of the year - the 140th anniversary of the white marble capital of Turkmenistan, the city of Ashgabat, celebrated in May this year.
The authors of the articles - prominent political scientists, professors and teachers of higher educational institutions, heads of leading print media tell about the uniqueness of Turkmen neutrality, its role in maintaining regional stability. Particular emphasis is placed on international initiatives in the field of energy, transport, water diplomacy and practical steps taken by our country with the aim to strengthen global peace and security, as well as to ensure implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.
Along with this, information is provided on the socio-political events that took place in our country in the context of the transition of the national parliament to a bicameral system.
Each of the magazines dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the sacred independence of Turkmenistan is illustrated with vivid photographs about the life of the country and the capital, culture, music and song art, national heritage, historical monuments, which allows the reader to better feel the spirit of the transformations in Turkmenistan - the heart of the Great Silk Road.
The publication of these special issues of popular foreign journals was another confirmation of the growing interest of the international community in Turkmenistan - a country of great opportunities, which has both the richest resource and economic potential, and a unique historical and cultural heritage.