Turkmenistan sets up National Anti-Doping Agency

Turkmenistan sets up National Anti-Doping Agency

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Jan. 12

By Huseyn Hasanov - Trend

Turkmenistan has set up the National Anti-Doping Agency, Turkmenistan’ TV channel reported Jan. 12 referring to President of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Craig Reedie’s letter to Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.

"I am pleased with the adoption of the anti-doping law and the establishment of the National Anti-Doping Agency of Turkmenistan - NADAT," Reedie said.

A meeting of the executive committee of the Central Asia Regional Anti-Doping Organization and a workshop on the training of doping control officers were held in Turkmenistan in May 2017.

"WADA is still committed to assisting Turkmenistan in NADAT development," Reedie said.

In his letter, Reedie stressed that the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games were held at a high level in Ashgabat in September 2017.

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