A commission to reduce methane emissions has been created in Turkmenistan, Russian Language Day and Pushkin’s birthday will be celebrated in Ashgabat, a solar power plant has been put into operation in Avaza and other news

A commission to reduce methane emissions has been created in Turkmenistan, Russian Language Day and Pushkin’s birthday will be celebrated in Ashgabat, a solar power plant has been put into operation in Avaza and other news


1. The President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov signed the Decree, in accordance with which the Intersectoral Commission for the Reduction of Methane Emissions was established, and its composition was approved. The document was signed to strengthen work on the systematic reduction of greenhouse gases, and mainly methane emissions, arising in various sectors of the economy.

2.On June 4 at 10:00 am, “Ashgabat” culture and leisure park will host festive events dedicated to the Day of the Russian Language and the birthday of the great Russian poet A.S.

Pushkin.The program includes: an interactive performance based on the fairy tale by A.S.Pushkin “Goldfish”, thematic workshops, an educational quiz based on Pushkin's works.Everyone can take part in the events.

Free admission.

3.A solar power plant with a capacity of 370 kW was opened on the territory of the “Hasyl” hotel, located in the “Avaza” National Tourist Zone.The power plant was installed within the framework of a project funded by the Global Environment Facility.

The opening was attended by Narine Sahakyan, UNDP Resident Representative in Turkmenistan.The power plant is designed to help accelerate the use of solar energy and other renewable energy sources to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate climate change.

4.Filmmakers from Turkmenistan were invited to the competition of short films “Shoot in 48 hours”.This is an annual competition for teams of filmmakers from Central Asia.

Under the terms of the competition, participants must create a short film up to four minutes in 48 hours.In 2023, the competition starts on June 17.The winner of the “Best Picture” category will travel to New York for a crash course in film making.

5. On Friday, a grain harvest campaign began in Turkmenistan. Farmers of Ahal, Lebap and Mary velayats started harvesting wheat. This year, Turkmenistan plans to harvest 1 million 400 thousand tons of wheat from an area of 690 thousand hectares. The harvest in the Balkan and Dashoguz velayats will begin on June 9.

6.Within the framework of the Days of Culture of Turkmenistan that ended in Armenia, Yerevan State University hosted a scientific conference dedicated to the creative heritage of the great Turkmen poet-thinker Magtymguly Fragi.

Scientists of the two countries shared the results of research on the study and popularization of the works of the Turkmen classic poet.During the conference, the poems of the Turkmen poet, translated into Armenian by the famous poet-translator Varuzhan Hastur, were heard.

The Days of Culture of Turkmenistan in Armenia ended on Friday evening at the State Drama Theater named after Amo Kharazyan in Artashat, where a solemn ceremony and a joint concert of artists of the two countries was held.


7.The Cinema channel has compiled a rating of the best films with children in the lead roles.The film “Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone” topped the list, glorifying the whole world of young actors Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson.

In second place is Night Shyamalan's “The Sixth Sense”, starring nine years old Hayley Joel Osment and Bruce Willis.Hayley Joel Osment won a “Saturn” Award for Best Young Actor and an MTV “Breakthrough” Award for his role in this film.

Closed the top three film “Home Alone” by Chris Columbus with Macaulay Culkin in the title role.Until 2011, this tape was the most profitable comedy in the history of world cinema.

8.In the county of North Yorkshire in the UK, the owners of one of the cafes were forced to hire a person to repel seagulls, who got into the habit of stealing food from visitors.

Seagull Repeller 18 years old Corey Grievson, dressed as an eagle for 200 pounds a day, scares and yells at seagulls, driving them away from tables with visitors.Tourists are only happy about this, as it gives them the opportunity to dine in peace.

They also often take pictures with a young man.


9. Georgian “Napoli” midfielder Khvicha Kvaratskhelia has been named the best player in the Italian Football Championship for the current season. In 33 Serie A matches, Kvaratskhelia scored 12 goals and made 13 assists. “Napoli” became the champion of Italy for the first time in 33 years.

10.The Embassy of Turkmenistan in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia organized a bike ride in the city of Riyadh.The event was dedicated to World Bicycle Day.

The embassy staff, along with their families, and representatives of the Turkmen diaspora in Saudi Arabia took part in the bike ride.World Bicycle Day was established by the Resolution of the UN General Assembly at the initiative of Turkmenistan and is celebrated annually on June 3.

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