On November 13-14, 2018, the capital hosted an exhibition and scientific conference "Knowledge and sport in a prosperous state" organized by the Ministry of knowledge together with the Ministry of sports and youth policy and the chamber of Commerce and industry of Turkmenistan. It was attended by about 100 representatives from more than 30 countries, including Russia, the USA, China, Japan, great Britain, Germany, France, Switzerland, Italy, Greece, the Republic of Korea, Turkey, India, Pakistan, Malaysia, Yemen, Poland, Slovakia, Romania, Mongolia, Latvia, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, the Republic of Kyrgyzstan and other countries, and this largely reflects Turkmenistan's huge contribution to the development of the international movement for sport and knowledge.
The main purpose of the exhibition and conference is to provide state support for the development of education, physical culture and sports and to get acquainted with the industry, the introduction of advanced technology and improve the quality of education, assistance in attracting the population to the mass sports movement.
President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov received Chairman of the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of the Turkish Republic, Mr. Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu.
Expressing gratitude for the opportunity of a personal meeting, the guest reaffirmed the high interest of businessmen in Turkey in strengthening the mutually beneficial cooperation with Turkmenistan. Mr. Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu emphasized that Turkey admired the remarkable achievements of Turkmenistan in all spheres of the state development.
Thanking for the kind words, the President of Turkmenistan noted that the agreements, achieved at the top level, the solid legal and regulatory basis, as well as the ties of friendship and the historical and cultural affinity of the peoples of Turkmenistan and Turkey served as a reliable foundation for the efficient cooperation. In this regard it was emphasized the enormous potential for developing the full-scale collaboration.
The President of Turkmenistan and his guest exchanged their views on the prospects for widening the bilateral commodity circulation, encouraging the investment activity and diversifying the business partnership through the implementation of joint projects in various spheres.
It was underlined that the Intergovernmental Turkmen-Turkish commission and the joint Business Council, as well as business forums and sectoral exhibitions that open up wide opportunities for developing the new areas of partnership and enhancing cooperation between the businessmen of Turkmenistan and Turkey contribute to widening the collaboration.
It is 25 years since the issue of the national currency – the manat. In honor of this event on the 1st of November a meeting was held under the title "the Great silk road – a fruitful influence on the national monetary unit of Turkmenistan". Within the framework of the meeting it was discussed the importance of the national monetary unit, the successes achieved and the boundaries taken, the role of monetary relations in the performance of work on structural economic changes in the country. As our Esteemed President noted, the decision to introduce a national currency in the country 25 years ago was an important era in the history of our country and was a strong impetus to the development of the market economy and the establishment of an effective banking system in the country.
President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov held regular session of the Cabinet of Ministers where fulfilment of the programmes of social and economic development of the country as well as number of issues of home policy of the state have been reviewed.
Having announced the agenda, the Head of the State gave floor to Chairperson of the Mejlis G. Mammedova who informed about the activity of the parliament, work on new laws including on stimulation of development of the branches of national economy and other spheres. It was noted that legal support of the decisions of the People’s Council is among utmost objectives. Deputies carry out propaganda, informative and explanatory work on sites.
Having listened to the information, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov focused on further modernization of legislation base in the context of implementation of the decisions of the People’s Council and solution of other strategic objectives.
Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, Foreign Minister R. Meredov reported on the outcomes of working visit of Turkmenistan delegation to Japan.
It was informed that during the visit to Tokyo, meetings with the heads of the Government, Parliament and number of state authorities, where current condition and perspectives of further cooperation in its key directions were discussed, have taken place. At the same time, it was noted that open, equal and friendly political dialog and regular bilateral contacts on high level serve as reliable base of Turkmen – Japanese relations.
These days, administration centre of Astrakhan region, the Russian Federation hosts the IV Caspian media forum with the participation of the delegation from Turkmenistan, the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Russian Federation and the Republic of Uzbekistan for the first time.
This forum is another step in the development of professional relatons for our country, which actively strengthens its presence in international including media grounds while integrating to common informational space.
Master classes and seminars for young journalists discussing the tendencies of development of informational cooperation between the Caspian states were held in the universities of Astrakhan under the forum.
Turkmenistan delegation took part in the working session of the members of the Caspian Editorial – informal association of mass media representative of the Caspian states, which was founded for the improvement of informational cooperation in the region. The participants of the meeting have discussed key steps of the formation of this structure, the plans of further improvement of its activity and shared the impressions of the practice of cooperation with the colleagues.
It was highlighted at the meeting that colossal changes occur and big international events are held in our country owing to innovative ideas of President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. These events attract more and more attention of international community, due to which the representatives of Caspian Editorial office expressed the intent to cooperate with Turkmen media and make joint informational products and share the content.