Digest of the main news of Turkmenistan for May 28

Digest of the main news of Turkmenistan for May 28

The President of Turkmenistan held a meeting on the progress of seasonal field work, 289 pilgrims from Turkmenistan will go to Saudi Arabia for the Hajj, the head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan met with the President of Kazakhstan in Astana and other news


1. President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov held a working meeting to review the progress of seasonal field work in the country. It was noted that cotton growers carefully care for cotton crops, using agricultural machinery and units in their work. In addition, preparations are underway for the grain harvesting season.

2.President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov signed an Order according to which 289 pilgrims are permitted to go to Saudi Arabia to perform the Hajj.The document instructs the Agency of Transport and Communications to organize a special flight to transport pilgrims to Saudi Arabia and back at the expense of the Türkmenhowaýollary Agency from June 10 to July 9.

3.Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov met in Astana with the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev.The parties discussed issues of strategic partnership, including prospects for the development of cooperation in the political, diplomatic, trade, economic, cultural and humanitarian spheres.

The head of the foreign policy department conveyed greetings to the head of Kazakhstan from the President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov and the Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.

4. Turkmenistan is preparing for the upcoming 12th meeting of the Joint Turkmen-Austrian Commission and business meeting, which will be held on June 4-5. The agenda of the meeting includes a discussion of the further development of bilateral relations in such areas as innovative technologies, energy, construction, transport, healthcare and much more.

5.The State Equestrian Circus named after Georogly of the city of Arkadag invites you to performances.In the circus arena you can see performances by the world-famous “Galkynysh” National Equestrian Games Group.

Shows are held here every Sunday at 15:00.The program includes performances with the participation of Ahal-Teke horses, as well as performances by acrobats, gymnasts and jugglers.


6.Researchers from the University of Washington have uncovered the secret to protecting against mosquitoes.It turns out that these insects not only react to human smell, but also prefer certain colors in clothing.

As experts explain, mosquitoes are attracted to long wavelengths of the visible spectrum, that is, red, orange, black and sea green.You should avoid wearing these colors if you want to remain unnoticed by bloodsuckers.

7.Ace-Liam from Ghana has won the title of youngest artist in the Guinness World Records.At the age of 1 year and 152 days, this gifted little one has already created more than 20 paintings.

He developed a passion for creativity at the age of 6 months, while watching his mother, an artist by profession.The kid's curiosity led to the creation of his first painting called “Crawled”, where he left his handprints on the canvas.

Ace-Liam's works have already won the hearts of art lovers.He took part in a group exhibition at the Ghana Museum of Science and Technology, where 9 out of 10 of his paintings were sold.


8.The Asian Football Confederation has published an updated ranking based on the results of the completed season.In the new ranking of 47 AFC member countries, Turkmenistan is in 19th place.

Among the countries of Central Asia, Turkmenistan was ahead of Kyrgyzstan, but was behind Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.The leaders were Saudi Arabia, Japan and the Republic of Korea.

Thanks to its 19th place in the ranking, Turkmenistan received the right to field two teams in Asian competitions in the 2024/2025 season.

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