Digest of the main news of Turkmenistan for May 2

Digest of the main news of Turkmenistan for May 2

The President of Turkmenistan and the head of the Halk Maslahaty congratulated Chinar Rustemova on her birthday, in Turkmenistan the number of registered users on the Public Services Portal reached 50 thousand, Batyr Berdyklychev became the head of the WHO office in Russia and other news


1. The President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov and the National Leader of the Turkmen people sent a congratulatory message to the Hero of Turkmenistan Chinar Rustemova on the occasion of her birthday, highly appreciating her many years of conscientious work for the benefit of prosperity and increasing the international authority of the country.

2. Dr. Batyr Berdyklychev began to serve as the representative of the World Health Organization in Russia. Berdyklychev was born in Turkmenistan, previously worked at the WHO Regional Office for Europe, and also headed WHO country offices in the Republic of Belarus and Türkiye.

3. “Turkmenistan” Airlines launched an additional weekly flight on the Ashgabat Kuala Lumpur Ashgabat route from the beginning of May. The new flight will operate every Tuesday, increasing the frequency of flights of the Turkmen airline to the capital of Malaysia.

4. The oratory competition in Japanese was held at the D. Azadi Turkmen National Institute of World Languages. A total of 12 students took part in the competition, 6 of them spoke on a free topic, the rest - on a given topic.

5.About 50 thousand personal user accounts are registered on the State Services Portal of Turkmenistan e.gov.tm.The number of Internet users in the country has exceeded 3,2 million, which permits citizens to more actively use online services.

More than 500 online services provided by government agencies, hyakimliks and public organizations are available on the portal.Among them: over 40 payment services, more than 270 reference materials, links to about 150 websites of government agencies and almost 50 services they provide in electronic form.


6.On May 1, a collapse occurred on the “Maida” Expressway in Guangdong Province in southern China.The incident occurred at night.As a result of the collapse, 18 cars were crushed under the rubble, 19 people were killed, more than 30 were injured and were hospitalized.

Rescue operations are underway at the scene.Traffic on the highway is blocked.

7.In the US, a 46 years old Laotian immigrant battling cancer won a 1,3 billion USD Powerball jackpot.This win was the fourth largest prize in lottery history.

Sefan and his wife Duanpeng will split the winnings equally with a friend who also contributed to the ticket purchase.A friend donated 100 USD to buy some lottery tickets.

The family decided to take a lump sum payment, which will total about 422 million USD after taxes.


8.In the match of the 11th round of the Turkmenistan football championship, “Arkadag” won an away victory with a score of 4:2 over “Altyn Asyr”.Thus, the “Arkadag” players extended the record winning streak to 40 meetings, taking into account the games of all tournaments since its foundation in April 2023.

Head coach Vladimir Bayramov's team is on the first line of the standings, gaining 27 points in 9 matches.

9. Young Turkmen tennis players completed their performance at the Dushanbe Open Championship, winning three silver medals. The tournament brought together 88 athletes from Central Asia, Belarus, Russia and Canada.

10. “Borussia” beat PSG in the first leg of the Champions League semi-final. The meeting was held in Dortmund and ended with a score of 1:0. The only goal was scored by home team striker Niklas Füllkrug in the 36th minute.

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