Digest of the main news of Turkmenistan for May 1

Digest of the main news of Turkmenistan for May 1

The countries of Central Asia discussed water issues at a conference in Ashgabat, in the northern region of Turkmenistan they are preparing to commission a new residential area, the “Galkynysh” equestrian games group is preparing a new trick that has no analogues in the world and other news


1.A regional conference of Central Asian countries on water management issues was held in Ashgabat, dedicated to Earth Defense Day.The event was held within the framework of the implementation of the Regional Project on Water Resources and the Environment.

The conference was attended by representatives of the water industry, ministries, departments and research organizations of Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, as well as delegates from international structures.

2.In the Dashoguz velayat of Turkmenistan, the construction of the first stage of a new residential complex along the highway to the international airport is nearing completion.

Dozens of apartment buildings with spacious apartments are ready for use, and a school and kindergarten have also been built.Kilometers of utility networks, roads and sidewalks have been laid.

Upon completion of construction, the complex will consist of 70 four-story buildings with a total capacity of 1496 apartments.

3.The group of national equestrian games “Galkynysh” regularly works on new numbers, trying to surprise the public and achieve records.The group is now focusing on the trick of walking under two horses at full gallop, which will be the first such trick in world circus practice.

The difficulty of the trick lies in the high speed of the Ahal-Teke horses.

4.In 2025, the new cruise ship “Vladimir Zhirinovsky” will begin sailing routes connecting the five Caspian states - Turkmenistan, Russia, Azerbaijan, Iran and Kazakhstan.The four-deck ship, which is being built at the Astrakhan “Lotos” plant, will be put into operation in 2024.

In 2025, it is expected that the liner will be fully used on cruises along the Volga and Caspian Sea.

5.An important seminar is being held in Ashgabat these days, bringing together representatives of the National Red Crescent Society of Turkmenistan and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

The event program includes a number of thematic sessions, the first of which is dedicated to the presentation of the cash-voucher assistance program as a tool for effective response to crisis situations.

Participants will also learn about best practices in the development of action plans by National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in other countries.

6.The city of Turkmenabat, Lebap velayat, became the venue for the next meeting of the Joint Turkmen-Uzbek Intergovernmental Commission on Water Issues.The event was attended by leaders and representatives of relevant government agencies from two neighboring countries.

Noting the positive dynamics of relations in priority areas, the parties confirmed their readiness to continue constructive ties in the field of agriculture and water management.Particular attention was paid to the rational and careful use of water resources.


7.In Izmir, a resident came up with an original way to take revenge on his ex-girlfriend.He placed 50 separate orders from different restaurants in the city, with delivery to her address and payment upon receipt.

The guy, whose name has not been disclosed, suffered for a long time after breaking up with his beloved.He bought many phone numbers and from each of them placed an order for food to be delivered to his ex's address.

The unfortunate couriers who arrived at the same address had to face disappointment.The girl either did not answer calls or simply did not open the door.

8.In the capital of Kyrgyzstan, in honor of the 146th anniversary of the city, the world's first monument to the letter “Y” was opened.The 29th letter of the Russian alphabet is immortalized in a monument erected in Yntymak park.

The creation of the art object was initiated by “Rossiyskaya Gazeta”, and the Bishkek mayor's office enthusiastically supported this idea.According to the authors, the monument will become not just a decoration of the park, but also an interactive source of information about Kyrgyzstan.

The QR code placed on it will permit curious visitors to learn basic information about the history of the country, its culture, geography, as well as familiarize themselves with a brief Russian-Kyrgyz dictionary.


9.In the first match of the 1/2 finals of the Champions League, “Bayern” played a draw with “Real Madrid”.The meeting took place in Munich and ended with a score of 2:2.

Leroy Sane (53rd minute) and Harry Kane (57th minute) scored goals for the home team.Vinicius scored twice for Real (24, 83).The return game will take place on May 8 in Madrid.

French PSG and German “Borussia” will play in the other semi-final today.The Champions League final will be held on June 1 at “Wembley” stadium in London.

The current winner of the tournament is “Manchester City”.

10.Table tennis is gaining more and more popularity in Turkmenistan every year.This year, fans of this sport across the country celebrated World Table Tennis Day.

A big festive event was held in Ashgabat. 60 young students from the sections and 10 coaches took part in it.Chairman of the Table Tennis Federation of Turkmenistan Agamurad Allanazarov noted with satisfaction the growing interest in this sport among the country's youth, expressing hope for its further development.

All participants received memorable gifts and diplomas.

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