July 20, Saturday

About 20 new recruits from Mary and Lebap velayat who were called up for military service a month ago have been admitted to Ashgabat military hospital. They had been previously assessed as unfit for military service. However, in order to fulfill the draft plan to enlist conscripts, military commissioners are drafting sick young men, according to correspondents of “Chronicles of...

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Turkmenistan presents Voluntary National Review on UN’s Sustainable Development Goals in New York

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, July 19 By Huseyn Hasanov – Trend: During a high-level political forum at UN Headquarters in New York, the delegation of Turkmenistan presented the Voluntary National Review on the Sustainable Development Goals, Trend reports referring to Turkmen Foreign Ministry. A distinctive feature of this review is the application of an innovative approach, which is expressed in the...

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CIS Forum on Health Cooperation starts in Turkmenistan

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, July 19 By Huseyn Hasanov – Trend: A two-day meeting of the Council for Health Cooperation of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) began its work in the Turkmen capital of Ashgabat on July 19, Trend reports referring to the CIS Executive Committee. Participants of the event discuss implementation of the decisions of the highest bodies of the CIS adopted in the...

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Turkmenistan stands for development of special UN program for Aral Sea basin

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, July 19 By Huseyn Hasanov – Trend: The Turkmen delegation held a meeting at the UN headquarters in New York on cooperation between international institutions and the Central Asian region on the UN-International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea (IFAS) model, Trend reports with reference to the Turkmen Foreign Ministry. At the event, special attention was paid to the need to...

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Turkmenistan completing sowing sugar beets

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, July 19 By Huseyn Hasanov – Trend: Sowing sugar beets is underway at 17,900-hectare-plots in Turkmenistan, Trend reports referring to the Turkmen Ministry of Agriculture and Environment Protection. Some 224,000 tons of sugar beets are harvested in average per year. The annual sugar production plan in the country is more than 10,000 tons. The sowing...

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Pro-governmental Turkmen news outlets reported that the option to book online tickets for international flights is now available on the website of “Turkmenistan’s Airlines”. The editorial board of “Chronicles of Turkmenistan” has tried to book a vacant seat for an international flight, but faced some problems. We eventually managed to find a ticket, but we were confronted with payment-related...

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Military and historical theme and modern achievements are in the publications of National Army magazine

Second issues of quarterly magazine National Army (Milli goşun) of the Defence Ministry of Turkmenistan has been published. Regular issue of the magazine begins with the article dedicated to the opening ceremony of gasoline plant in Ahal Velayat. Richly illustrated collection is dedicated to military exercise under the inspection of combat readiness of National Army announced by the Supreme...

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19.07.2019  | Regular issue of National Army magazine is published

Second issues of quarterly magazine National Army (Milli goşun) of the Defence Ministry of Turkmenistan has been published. Regular issue of the magazine begins with the article dedicated to the opening ceremony of gasoline plant in Ahal Velayat. Richly illustrated collection is dedicated to military exercise under the inspection of combat readiness of National Army announced by the Supreme...

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19.07.2019  | President of Turkmenistan addresses participants of the meeting of the Council for Health Cooperation of CIS

“I congratulate you on opening of the meeting of the Council for Health Cooperation of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) in Ashgabat! I wish you good health, wellbeing and success in your scientific and creative work, aimed at increasing the level and quality of the social protection of the population, building a modern health system”, says the President of Turkmenistan in his...

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On 5 July President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov was briefed that the grain harvest plan was exceeded by 50 thousand tons against the projected volume of 1,600,000 tons. Correspondents of “Chronicles of Turkmenistan” have found out that the Deputy Prime Minister quoted different data to the Presidential executive office. According to him, only 845,000 tons of grain was harvested. However, at the...

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Correspondents of “Chronicles of Turkmenistan” has found out that as a result of the gas explosion in the apartment building located in Ashgabat’s residential district 10 two people died and seven more sustained injuries. Two inhabitants are in critical condition. Both were residing in the apartment, where the explosion hit. According to the news outlet Turkmen news, these are members of the...

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The news outlet Asia-Plus, with reference to First Deputy Minister of Transportation of Tajikistan Sukhrob Mirzozoda, reports that Tajikistan and Afghanistan have reached an agreement on the route of Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Tajikistan railroad (TAT). The relevant agreement is expected to be signed by the end of the summer, after which the sources of funding will be identified. According to the...

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Turkmenistan aims to strengthen multi-vector co-op with EU - president

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, July 18 By Huseyn Hasanov – Trend: Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has congratulated Ursula von der Leyen on her election as President of European Commission, Trend reports with reference to a published letter. “We in Turkmenistan highly value relations with the EU and aim at further developing and strengthening our multi-vector and effective cooperation,”...

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CIS Forum on Health Cooperation to be held in Turkmenistan

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, July 17 By Huseyn Hasanov – Trend: The next meeting of the Council for Health Cooperation of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) will be held July 19–20 in the Turkmen capital of Ashgabat, Trend reports referring to the CIS Executive Committee. Participants of the event will discuss the implementation of the decisions of the highest bodies of the CIS adopted in...

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An expert of the London analytical centre The Foreign Policy Center Adam Hug has published a report devoted to the economic and social crisis in Turkmenistan. The author of the research notes that Turkmenistan is a country often overlooked on the world stage. When attention is paid the focus tends to be either on the size of its bountiful gas reserves or on the eccentricities of its...

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During the night of 17 July the debris of the house hit by the explosion the day before was cleared away. A large number of various machinery, including cranes, excavators and bulldozers, was deployed at the scene of the incident. Correspondents of “Chronicles of Turkmenistan” managed to interview some eyewitnesses. According to one of the neighbors, the explosion hit between 7 and 8 a.m. when...

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During the morning of 16 July an explosion occurred in one of the four-storey apartment blocks in the 10th residential district of Ashgabat. Household gas allegedly caused the explosion. “Chronicles of Turkmenistan” received the photo of the collapsed house from an anonymous source, which had been taken immediately after the incident when rescue teams arrived at the scene. Our correspondents,...

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On 8 and 9 July the municipal and etrap offices of Dashoguz gas supply department were overcrowded with people queuing up to pay their gas bills. The previous day the employed residents of the velayat were warned that gas supply would be cut off in case debts were not settled. Correspondents of “Chronicles of Turkmenistan” report that the executives of organizations and agencies issued official...

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German ambassador completing diplomatic mission in Turkmenistan

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, July 17 By Huseyn Hasanov– Trend: The Turkmen Foreign Ministry hosted a meeting with German Ambassador Margaret Maria Jubber, who is completing her diplomatic mission in Turkmenistan, Trend reports with reference to the Turkmen Foreign Ministry. “For Turkmenistan, Germany is a strategically important partner,” the report said. “Also, the countries successfully cooperate...

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Stories of historical figures and information about archaeological findings in articles of Mrias magazine

Regular issue of quarterly scientific and popular Miras magazine produced by Magtumguly Institute of Language, Literature and National Manuscripts of the Academy of Arts of the country was published. Addressed to broad reading auditory, the magazine published in Turkmen, Russian and English languages continues the series of articles of Turkmen and foreign scientists about new discoveries as...

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Mollakara: Healing features of the lake and high level of service

The oldest health resort of Turkmenistan, the Mollakara resort, is about to mark another anniversary of its new history these days. Seven years ago on July 21, 2012, modern sanatorium complex was opened in famous balneological and therapeutic mud resort with participation of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. High level of comfort of excellent town, which sprang on the banks of Mollakara...

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17.07.2019  | President of Turkmenistan congratulates Ursula von der Leyen on the election as the President of the European Commission

President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov congratulated Ursula von der Leyen on the election as the President of the European Commission. “Turkmenistan highly appreciates the relations with the European Union and aims at further developing and strengthening our multi-faceted efficient cooperation”, underlines President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov in his congratulatory address. The...

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17.07.2019  | Regular issue of Miras magazine is published

Regular issue of quarterly scientific and popular Miras magazine produced by Magtumguly Institute of Language, Literature and National Manuscripts of the Academy of Arts of the country was published. Addressed to broad reading auditory, the magazine published in Turkmen, Russian and English languages continues the series of articles of Turkmen and foreign scientists about new discoveries as...

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The oldest health resort of Turkmenistan, the Mollakara resort, is about to mark another anniversary of its new history these days. Seven years ago on July 21, 2012, modern sanatorium complex was opened in famous balneological and therapeutic mud resort with participation of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. High level of comfort of excellent town, which sprang on the banks of Mollakara...

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For ten days President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov have not appeared in public after he had held an extended Cabinet session on 5 July to sum up the performance for the first six months of the year. It is not reported what the head of the state was doing throughout this period, but on 15 July the state television showed the news report featuring Berdymukhammedov who started his...

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Today, on 16 July, at about 8 a.m. household gas exploded in one of the 4-storey elite apartment buildings in Ashgabat, allegedly in the 10th residential district located near Tashauz bazaar. Correspondents of “Chronicles of Turkmenistan” reported that the neighbourhood was cordoned off. Relief and rescue operations are underway and the cranes are being used to remove concrete slabs. The...

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16.07.2019  | Health resorts of Turkmenistan: Archman and Yily Suw sanatoriums

Sanatorium and resort sphere is an important component of health protection system of Turkmenistan, an important aspect of the state social policy, which is gradually pursued by President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. Today, every region of the country has modern health resorts where traditional therapy and disease prevention methods as well as innovative medical technologies, which have proven...

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On 12 July the Turkmen state information agency TDH published an article devoted to the accomplishments in Turkmenistan’s foreign policy. However, the next day the news report was deleted from the website. Its copy was saved on the website Internet archive. There is nothing newsworthy in the article and it presents a newsfeed, which have been previously covered by TDH except one news report...

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