In the Era of Revival of the New Epoch of the Powerful State in Turkmenistan under the leadership of President Serdar Berdymuhamedov large-scale programs and projects, called to provide economic progress of the country and prosperous life of people, expand fruitful partnership for achievement of goals of sustainable development, are successfully realised.
Issues of development of regions of the country as well as the course of agricultural campaigns were considered during the working meeting, which President Serdar Berdimuhamedov held online on May 29.
That very day President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov received founder and chairperson of the board of Daewoo Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd. (Republic of Korea) Jong Won-ju.
Chemical industry, where Turkmenistan is ready to consider proposals from Korean partners, in particular, concerning designing and building of enterprises for production of phosphorus, ammonia and urea was designated as one of the topical vectors of cooperation.
Prospects of further expansion of mutually beneficial relations were also discussed at the meeting of National Leader of the Turkmen people, Chairman of the Khalk Maslakhaty of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov with chairman of the board of Daewoo Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd. Jong Won-ju.
On May 29, telephone conversation between President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov and Special presidential envoy for climate of the United States of America John Kerry took place.
On June 1, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov received Secretary General of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe Helga Schmid, who presented the head of the state with certificate on the accession of the city of Arkadag to the project “Development of sustainable, green, climate-friendly cities with innovative solutions in the region of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe" and the "EcoPorts" certificate awarded to the International Sea Port of Turkmenbashi.
In the opening ceremony of a new building of the Centre of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe in the Turkmen capital, OSCE Secretary General, the head of the Centre of OSCE in Ashgabat, heads of diplomatic representative offices and missions accredited to our country, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, khyakimlik of Ashgabat city and representatives of mass media took part.
Prospects of development of long-term and effective interaction with international organisations, including with OSCE, were discussed during the meetings held by OSCE Secretary General Helga Schmid in the Mejlis and also with National Leader of the Turkmen people, Chairman of the Khalk Maslakhaty Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Director General the Transport and Communications Agency at the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan.
Priority issues of state life were discussed at the regular online meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers, which President Serdar Berdimuhamedov held on June 2.
Preparation for the Week of Turkic Culture in Turkmenistan from 24 to 29 June on the 30th anniversary of the founding of the International Organisation of Turkic Culture (TURKSOY) marked this year was informed.
Large-scale measures undertaken in the country on preservation of the environment and solution of topical problems in the field of ecology were also touched upon at the meeting.
At the meeting of the Government, preparation of Strategy for International Cooperation of the Turkmen Youth for 2023-2030, aimed at partnership development between young Türkmen nationals and their foreign contemporaries in economic, cultural, scientific-educational, sports and other spheres.
At the meeting, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov signed Resolutions according to which a working group for development of the Memorandum on the foreign trade regime of Turkmenistan, the Intersectoral commission for reduction of emissions of methane and the structure of the central office of the Ministry of Finance and Economy of Turkmenistan were approved.
On June 3, World Bicycle Day established by the United Nations at the initiative of Turkmenistan in 2018 was marked by mass bicycle ride in our country by tradition. President Serdar Berdimuhamedov headed the column of participants of the mass bicycle ride in the capital.
The route of the bicycled riding started from the monument to "Bicycle" located on the crossing of Avenue Chandibil and street Bekreve to the centre of Ashgabat and ran through most beautiful highways of the capital. The emotional spirit of bicyclists on the entire route of movement was supported by inspiring performance of creative groups.
Various sports, physical and health actions were held on that day all over the country.
On June 3, President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov at the invitation of the Turkish side took part in the solemn ceremony of inauguration of Recep Tayyip Erdogan as newly elected President of the Republic of Türkiye.
During the conversation, which took place before the beginning of the ceremony, the head of Turkmenistan congratulated the Turkish leader on the victory in the regular presidential elections and conveyed his best regards in connection with his official accession to the highest state post.
Turning to other events of the last week, we will note that on May 30-31, National Leader of the Turkmen people, Chairman of the Khalk Maslakhaty of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov visited the Islamic Republic of Iran with a two-day working visit.
The meeting of Hero-Arkadag with President of IRI Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi took place In Teheran in the Jumhuri Palace in Saadabad complex in Tehran and its agenda included a wide range of issues of Turkmen-Iranian relations, which are developed both in bilateral and multilateral formats.
Negotiations displayed a firm adherence of both countries to the traditional friendly interstate dialogue.
Following the results of the meeting, important agreements were reached and a package of bilateral documents was signed. Among them - memorandums of mutual understanding on cooperation in spheres of electric power industry, education and public health services, programs aimed at strengthening of interaction in the area of foreign policy departments, customs structures.
The Joint Declaration was also adopted and it confirms intention of two neighbouring states for further to strengthening and development of fruitful partnership on its entire spectrum.
Within the framework of his visit, National Leader of the Turkmen people, Chairman of the Khalk Maslakhaty Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov also met with head of the Council of Political Expediency of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Sadeq Amoli Larijani, and the chairman of the Mejlis of the Islamic Shura of Iran, Mohammad-Bager Ghalibaf and Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
The National Leader of the Turkmen people also visited an industrial complex of Iran “Mapna Group” and familiarised with the exhibition where in particular samples of various kinds of equipment, breadboard models of "smart" houses, mobile trains, cars and many other things were displayed.
On June 3, National Leader of the Turkmen people, Chairman of the Khalk Maslakhaty of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov made a working trip to the city of Arkadag in the course of which he familiarised with modern electric buses and cars, schemes of movement of vehicles in the new city, the plan of arrangement of some objects of transport infrastructure, and also tested one of electric cars, having paid attention to its technical condition.
In the past week at instructions of President Serdar Berdimuhamedov in the Mejlis, credentials of the new Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to Turkmenistan Rafal Poborski were received.
On June 1, our country solemnly marked International Day of Protection of Children, which was included in the list of official celebratory dates of the national calendar as expression of solidarity with the world community concerning the rights and interests of children.
In the Palace “Döwletliler Köşgi”, there was held a solemn event, in the course of which on behalf of President Serdar Berdimuhamedov, children of the Palace were presented with gifts from the Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov Charitable Foundation for Assistance to Children in Need of Care and public organisations.
In commemoration of International Day of Protection of Children in all regions of the country concerts, theatrical performances, exhibitions, competitions, sports and health actions, organized by public organisations together with ministries and departments under the motto “Children - our future” were held.
And on the next day, the children's health centres of Turkmenistan located in Gökdere and velayats welcomed first groups of young holidaymakers. The time spent in up-to-date health resorts, will be remembered by it numerous excursions, competitions, concerts, meetings with theatrical and circus groups, sports competitions, cognitive activities in hobby groups.
For the organised conduction of elections of members of the settlement of the Gengesh named after Aba Annayev, which will take place on July 23, 2023, corresponding election committees were set up. In total, five members of the Gengesh should be elected and in this connection, five electoral districts were created and their territories were defined.
In Turkmenistan the grain-harvesting season started. Grain-growers of Akhal, Lebap and Mary velayats started the grain-harvesting season and on June 9, agriculturists of Balkan and Dashoguz velayats will also join them. This year, farmers will produce 1 million 400 thousand of tons of grain from 690 thousand hectares of land which was sown with winter wheat.
The second session of the Mejlis of the seventh convocation in which a number of drafts of laws prepared proceeding from provisions of the Constitution of Turkmenistan and advanced international practice on the basis of analysis of proposals of ministries and branch departments were considered, took place.
Days of Culture of Turkmenistan in the Republic of Armenia were held with great success. The program of the cultural forum included concerts of workers of art and culture of the country, folklore and dancing groups, exhibition of decorative and applied art and fine art, creative meetings and a show of the film “Istärin” by “Türkmenfilm “Association named after named after Oguz Khan dated to the 300th anniversary of the great poet and thinker of the East Makhtumkuli Fragi and devoted to his life and works.
On the margins of events, the meeting of minister of culture of Turkmenistan and minister of education, science, culture and sports of the Republic of Armenia was held and the sides concluded the Agreement between the Governments of two countries on development of cooperation in the field of culture for 2023-2025.
Thus, the events of the past week of 2023, which runs under the motto “The Happy Youth with Arkadag Serdar”, again displayed clearly success of the state strategy of President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov aimed at accelerated social and economic development of the country and intensification of constructive international cooperation.