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19 Sep

OLYMPIC COUNCIL OF ASIA HOLD 70TH EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING AND THE 36TH SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MEETING IN ASHGABAT

On September 19, 2017 The Olympic Council of Asia held their 70th Executive Board meeting at the Olympia Hotel in Ashgabat. The OCA President, Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah, welcomed the members to the capital city of Turkmenistan on the occasion of the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games and ahead of the OCA General Assembly meeting which took place on 20th of September. “I am honoured to be here with the sports family from Asia and Oceania, the International Olympic Committee, Inter...

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18 Sep

A MEETING ON THE THEME OF THE ADOPTION OF THE UN DECLARATION

On September 18, 2017 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs there was a meeting on the adoption at the 36th session of the UN Human Rights Council of the Declaration on the Encouragement of valuable contribution of the Refugees Olympic teams to consolidation of peace and human rights. Turkmen diplomats, political scientists, representatives of public organizations, mass media, teachers and students of higher educational institutions took part in the meeting. The fact that Turkmenistan was the in...

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17 Sep

Opening ceremony of 5th Asian Indoor and Marital Games kicks off at Olympic Stadium

On September 17, 2017 in Ashgabat with the participation of the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, heads of states and governments of several countries, prominent foreign figures, heads of international organizations and other honorary guests, the official opening ceremony of the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games was held. In the second half of the day, the head of state arrived at the building of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Turkmenistan, where participants...

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16 Sep

PRIORITY POSITIONS OF TURKMENISTAN AT THE 72ND SESSION OF THE UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY - CONTRIBUTION TO THE SOLUTION OF GLOBAL PROBLEMS

On September 12, 2017, the seventy-second session of the UN General Assembly opened at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, which will work from September 2017 to September 2018. In the course of its work, the UN General Assembly will give priority to the issues of conflict prevention, protection of human rights, promotion of Sustainable development goals, climate change and UN reforms. Also, during the period from September 19 to September 25, 2017, a general debate will be held with...

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15 Sep

PRESS-RELEASE

On September 15, 2017, in Geneva, Switzerland, the UN Human Rights Council (UN HRC) adopted the Joint Statement of Turkmenistan and Brazil "On encouraging valuable contribution of Olympic refugee teams in strengthening peace and human rights", initiated by the Government of Turkmenistan. According to this document, UN HRC member states welcome the participation of refugees and refugee teams in major international multi-sport events, as pioneered in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and, most recentl...

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18 Aug

FIFTH MEETING OF THE JOINT TURKMEN-PAKISTANI INTERGOVERNMENTAL COMMISSION

On August 18, 2017, the fifth regular meeting of the joint Turkmen-Pakistani Intergovernmental Commission took place in Ashgabat. The co-chairman of the commission from the Turkmen side was the Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan           R. Meredov, and the Pakistani side was headed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Mr. Khawaja Muhammad Asif. A wide range of issues related to the priority areas fo...

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11 Aug

AMBASSADOR OF THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF PAKISTAN PRESENTED COPIES OF HIS CREDENTIALS

On August 11, 2017, a meeting was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan with the new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Mr. Murad Ashraf Janjua. During the meeting, the sides exchanged views on the current state of relations, as well as discussed further intensification of cooperation between Turkmenistan and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Noting the dynamic development of political and diplomatic cooperation, the parties dis...

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