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21 Sep

WORLD-RENOWNED SPORTS STARS – HONORABLE GUESTS OF AZIADA-2017

Among the many foreign guests who are now staying in the Turkmen capital, there are world-renowned sports stars, including sports idols for many generations such as the legendary hockey player Vladislav Tretiak and the famed figure skater Irina Rodnina. Now, they are well-known public figures, promoters and ambassadors of sport, who carry out their diplomatic mission in various countries. V. Tretiak and I. Rodnina have found a big number of sincere friends and fans in Turkmenistan. Along with...

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21 Sep

Declaration on Encouragement of valuable contribution of the Refugees Olympic teams to consolidation of peace and human rights is adopted

Declaration on Encouragement of valuable contribution of the Refugees Olympic teams to consolidation of peace and human rights initiated by President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov was unanimously adopted in Geneva, where 36th session of the United Nations Council for Human Rights is held these days. I was lately joined by Brazil. 29 countries UN members including Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Argentina, Belarus, Brazil, China, Columbia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Honduras, France, Georgia, Japan, Kazakhstan...

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20 Sep

THE PRESS CONFERENCE WAS HELD IN THE OLYMPIC VILLAGE

On September 18, 2017 the press conference for the representatives of the media was held in the Media centre of the Olympic village. Substantive questions of the press conference were aimed at strengthening productive relations, improving the efficiency of joint measures on coverage of sports competitions of the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games.  The meeting participants emphasized that cooperation of Turkmenistan’s mass media representatives with sports press associations, leading jou...

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19 Sep

MEDIA CENTER OF THE ASIAN GAMES OPENED IN THE OLYMPIC TOWN

On September 16, 2017 the Media Center of the V Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games started its work in the Olympic city. In the course of the Games, it will become the center of media activity, from here the operative and detailed information about the course of sports competitions will be distributed throughout the world. The conference-hall of the Media Center will host official press conferences. The solemn ceremony of launching the Media Center was attended by the organizers of the Games...

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18 Sep

Ashgabat 2017 Opening Ceremony gets off to a start

Official opening ceremony of V Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games took place in Turkmen capital with participation of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, Heads of the states and governments of number of countries, prominent foreign figures, international organizations and other honourable guests.  In the afternoon, the Head of the State arrived to the building of the Trade and Industrial Chamber where the participants of current event have gathered.  The President of Turkmenistan welcome...

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17 Sep

PRESS-RELEASE

On September 15, 2017, in Geneva, Switzerland, the UN Human Rights Council (UN HRC) adopted the Joint Statement of Turkmenistan and Brazil "On encouraging valuable contribution of Olympic refugee teams in strengthening peace and human rights", initiated by the Government of Turkmenistan. According to this document, UN HRC member states welcome the participation of refugees and refugee teams in major international multi-sport events, as pioneered in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and, most recentl...

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