Digest of the main news of Turkmenistan for May 22

Digest of the main news of Turkmenistan for May 22

Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov made an entry in the book of condolences at the Iranian Embassy in Ashgabat, the Turkmen Ambassador met with the Prime Minister of Georgia, Dovletjan Yagshimuradov turned 35 years old and other news


1.National Leader of the Turkmen people Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov visited the Iranian Embassy in Ashgabat and expressed condolences to representatives of the neighboring country.Noting that a serious tragedy occurred in fraternal Iran, the Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty, on behalf of the President of Turkmenistan, on behalf of himself and the Turkmen people, expressed condolences to the families and friends of the victims.

The National Leader of the Turkmen people, as a symbol of the unshakable Turkmen-Iranian relations of friendship and brotherhood, made an entry in the Book of Condolences.

2. The Ambassador of Turkmenistan met with the Prime Minister of Georgia. The parties discussed trade and economic ties, cooperation in industry, transport, energy and the cultural and humanitarian sphere. Particular attention is paid to the role of the Intergovernmental Commission.

3.A scientific and practical conference dedicated to the implementation of a new state program for the integrated development of biotechnology was held in Ashgabat.Representatives of scientific and educational structures discussed the development of the bioindustry, the cultivation of medicinal plants, the role of biopharmaceuticals and biotechnology in “green” production and the bioeconomy.

Participants emphasized that the Program will bring together scientists to enhance the scientific content of the bioindustry and stimulate “green” innovation.

4.The Ministry of Environmental Protection of Turkmenistan has approved new hunting rules.The rules regulate the timing, places, methods and standards of hunting wild animals and birds.

Requirements for hunting equipment and penalties for violations have been established.Members of the Society of Hunters and Fishers have the right to hunt if they have documents, as well as persons with permits.

Supervision of compliance with the rules will be carried out by officials of the Ministry and inspectors of the Society.The new rules are designed to ensure the conservation and rational use of the country's hunting resources.

5.The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan held a meeting with the Secretary General of the CIS Sergei Lebedev to discuss preparations for the upcoming meeting of the Council of Heads of Government of the CIS member states in Ashgabat on May 24.

The parties discussed organizational issues of holding the event.The importance of effective interaction within the Commonwealth was emphasized.


6. 90 years old Denver sculptor Ed Dwight has become the new record holder for the oldest space traveler. Dwight made the suborbital flight on Blue Origin with five other passengers, including entrepreneurs from the United States and France. Before him, the record belonged to actor William Shatner, who traveled to space in 2021.

7.The Chinese authorities have taken a course to combat the demonstration of luxury on social networks.The largest national platforms reported the removal of content that “promotes wealth and the worship of money” - posts about expensive cars, luxury real estate and carefree life.

Thousands of publications and hundreds of accounts were blocked.The measures are part of a campaign to “clean up the internet's cultural environment” launched in 2016.The fight against display of wealth is being waged not only in the virtual space, but also in real life, including in the wedding industry.


8.On May 22, the famous Turkmen mixed martial arts fighter Dovletjan Yagshimuradov celebrated his 35th birthday.A native of the Charjev district of Lebap velayat, he demonstrated a talent for martial arts from childhood.

Yagshimuradov won his first title, champion of Turkmenistan in karate, at the age of 11.Dovletjan made his debut in the professional ring in 2012 and has come a long way from little-known regional promotions to high-status world organizations.

To date, his record includes 22 wins, 7 losses and 1 draw in professional MMA fights.Without wasting time, the birthday boy is actively preparing for the next rating match against Cameroonian Simon Biyong, which will be held on June 22 at the PFL 5 tournament in Salt Lake City.

9.Mauricio Pochettino has left his post as “Chelsea” head coach.The “Aristocrats” terminated the contract with the 52 years old Argentine until the end of the 2024/25 season.

Pochettino has been in charge of “Chelsea” since July 2023.Under his leadership, the team won 27 victories, drew 10 times and suffered 14 defeats.Earlier in his career, the Argentine coached “PSG”, “Tottenham”, “Southampton” and “Espanyol”.

At the end of the 2023/24 season, “Chelsea” took 6th place in the Premier League standings, gaining 63 points.

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