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  • 8 COVID Patients Die in India Hospital Fire - NEW DELHI – Eight COVID-19 patients died in India when a fire engulfed the critical care unit of a hospital in Ahmedabad city in the western Gujarat state early Thursday. The victims included five men and three women. About 35 other patients in the hospital were shifted to other facilities....
  • Pakistan: Militants Target Outposts from Across Afghan Border - ISLAMABAD – Pakistan said Thursday that suspected militants operating out of Afghanistan have attacked several border outposts, killing a paramilitary soldier and “critically” injuring two others. A Pakistani foreign ministry statement accused Afghan border security forces of facilitating the assailants. “Pakistan strongly condemns this unprovoked, aggressive action by Afghan forces...
  • Pakistan’s Media Crackdown Expands to Cyberspace - Critics say the space for free speech is shrinking in Pakistan, where officials are accused of expanding restrictions on the free flow of information to social-media sites. Pakistan’s independent media has been gagged in recent years by bans, shutdowns, and the sacking of prominent reporters. And human rights advocates and...
  • The President of Turkmenistan finishes his 53rd book - The state information agency TDH reports that on 5 August, 2020 President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov finalized his new book. The new writing by the head of state entitled “The spiritual world of Turkmen” is devoted to national traditions. According to the news outlet, in 12 chapters of the book Berdymukhammedov elaborates...
  • Turkmen leader expresses condolences over Beirut explosion - President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov expressed deep condolences to President of Lebanon, Michel Naim Aoun over the explosion in the port of Beirut, which caused numerous injuries and large-scale destructions. On behalf of the people and the Government of the country, as well as on his own behalf, the President...

Market News

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COOPERATION BETWEEN TURKMENISTAN AND WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION IS DEVELOPING

On July 30, 2020, a regular meeting on the issues of Turkmenistan’s Accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) was held in a video conference format. The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenista...

PRESIDENT OF TURKMENISTAN AND EMIR OF QATAR DISCUSSED BY PHONE...

On a telephone conversation took place between President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Emir of the State of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani. Warmly welcoming each other, the heads of the t...

Matters of joining of Turkmenistan to the World Trade Organization...

Meeting for study of matters of joining of Turkmenistan to the World Trade Organization has been held in online format. Deputy Foreign Minister of Turkmenistan Vepa Hajiyev, heads of some ministries and departm...

WTO grants observer status to Turkmenistan

The General Council of the World Trade Organization (WTO) reviewed Turkmenistan’s observer status application at its regular meeting at the WTO Headquarters in Geneva. The Turkmen side was represented by ...

Human Services

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HIGH-LEVEL EVENT ON FINANCING FOR DEVELOPMENT IN THE ERA OF...

On a high-level meeting on financing for development in the era of COVID-19 and beyond was held in video format. The event was jointly organized by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, Canadian Prime Minister...

REPRESENTATIVES OF TURKMENISTAN ATTENDED 73RD WORLD HEALTH ASSEMBLY

On the 73rd World Health Assembly took place in a video conference format. The session was attended by ministers and deputy ministers of health of WHO Member States, leaders and representatives of the WHO syste...

Why Taiwan Has Just 42 Coronavirus Cases while Neighbors Report...

TAIPEI, TAIWAN Taiwan sits near Japan, China and South Korea, three countries with some of the world's worst outbreaks of the deadly coronavirus, but the island itself has just 42 isolated cases.Chalk it up t...

COVID-19: One Iranian ‘Dying Every 10 Minutes’; Romania Urges Expats...

IranThe death toll from the coronavirus in Iran continues to rise as the worst-affected country in the Middle East prepares for scaled-down celebrations of Norouz, the Persian New Year."With 149 new fatalities ...

Government News

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The President of Turkmenistan finishes his 53rd book

The state information agency TDH reports that on 5 August, 2020 President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov finalized his new book. The new writing by the head of state entitled “The spiritual world of Turkmen” is devoted ...

President of Turkmenistan expresses condolences to President of Lebanon over...

President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov expressed deep condolences to President of Lebanon, Michel Naim Aoun over the explosion in the port of Beirut, which caused numerous injuries and large-scale destructio...

PRESIDENT OF TURKMENISTAN HELD A TELEPHONE CONVERSATION WITH KING OF...

On there was a telephone conversation between President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and King of Saudi Arabia and Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. President of Turkmenistan and...

PRESIDENT OF TURKMENISTAN HELD A TELEPHONE CONVERSATION WITH KING OF...

On there was a telephone conversation between President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and King of Saudi Arabia and Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. President of Turkmenistan and...

Athletic News

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CONSULTATIONS IN VIDEOCONFERENCE FORMAT BETWEEN THE MINISTRIES OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS...

On the consultations in videoconference format between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan and Romania were held. The Turkmen side was headed by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenis...

SPORTS COMPETITIONS DEDICATED TO THE DAY OF DIPLOMATIC WORKERS OF...

On February 15 16, 2020, sports events were held with the participation of the teams of diplomatic missions of foreign countries, representative offices of international organizations accredited in Ashgabat and...

THE TURKMEN-HUNGARIAN BUSINESS FORUM WAS HELD IN BUDAPEST

On January 20, 2020, a business forum was held in Budapest, Hungary, as part of the regular meeting of the Turkmen-Hungarian joint commission.The Turkmen-Hungarian business forum was organized by the Hungarian ...

THE TURKMEN-HUNGARIAN BUSINESS FORUM WAS HELD IN BUDAPEST

On January 20, 2020, a business forum was held in Budapest, Hungary, as part of the regular meeting of the Turkmen-Hungarian joint commission.The Turkmen-Hungarian business forum was organized by the Hungarian ...

THE TURKMEN DELEGATION HOLDS TALKS WITH THE INTERNATIONAL SPORT AGENCIES

During the period of 15-17 January 2020, the Turkmen delegation led by the Minister of Sport and Youth Policy of Turkmenistan D.Gulgeldiyev was on a working visit to the city of Lausanne of the Swiss Confederat...

Current trends of development of education and sports to be...

International exhibition and scientific conference dedicated to sports and education will be held in Ashgabat on November 14 � 15. Around 120 companies from about 30 countries � manufacturers of computers a...

Information News

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Digital Turkmenistan extends its presence in the world informational space

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov targets ministries and departments of the country to study of the best world practice and modern advance practice. Following this analysis and according to objectives determi...

Petroleum products, polymers and textile are leaders of exchange trades

35 transactions have been registered at the trades of the State Commodity and Raw Material Exchange of Turkmenistan last week. For foreign currency, brokers from the United Arab Emirates, Turkey and Afghanistan...

ESSENTIAL ISSUES OF TURKMEN-EMIRATES RELATIONS DISCUSSED DURING THE TELEPHONE CONVERSATION

On a telephone conversation was held between the Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan R.Meredov with the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Af...

Petrochemical and textile products leading in exchange trades

59 transactions have been registered at the trades of the State Commodity and Raw Material Exchange of Turkmenistan. For foreign currency, businessmen from USA, Great Britain, China, Afghanistan and other count...

A VIDEO MEETING WAS HELD WITH REPRESENTATIVES OF THE SECRETARIAT...

On a video meeting was held in the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Turkmenistan with representatives of the secretariat of the Central Asia – Republic of Korea Cooperation Forum. The head of the Chamb...

A MEETING OF DEPUTY MINISTERS OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF CENTRAL...

On a meeting of Deputy Foreign Ministers of the Russian Federation and Central Asian countries was held, including the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, the Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and t...

General

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8 COVID Patients Die in India Hospital Fire

NEW DELHI – Eight COVID-19 patients died in India when a fire engulfed the critical care unit of a hospital in Ahmedabad city in the western Gujarat state early Thursday. The victims included five men and...

Pakistan’s Media Crackdown Expands to Cyberspace

Critics say the space for free speech is shrinking in Pakistan, where officials are accused of expanding restrictions on the free flow of information to social-media sites. Pakistan’s independent media has be...

Pakistan: Militants Target Outposts from Across Afghan Border

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan said Thursday that suspected militants operating out of Afghanistan have attacked several border outposts, killing a paramilitary soldier and “critically” injuring two others. A P...

Turkmen leader expresses condolences over Beirut explosion

President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov expressed deep condolences to President of Lebanon, Michel Naim Aoun over the explosion in the port of Beirut, which caused numerous injuries and large-scale ...

Legal Matters

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Regular issue of Democracy and Law magazine

Regular issue of quarterly Democracy and Law magazine prepared for printing by the Institute of State, Law and Democracy has been published. The magazine is opened with article “Legal Provision of digitizatio...

UNCCT and UNODC jointly launch a project on addressing the...

NEW YORK The United Nations Counter Terrorism Centre (UNCCT) of the United Nations Office of Counter Terrorism (UNOCT) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) jointly launched a project to add...

Secretary General Appoints Sezin Sinanoglu of Turkey United Nations Resident...

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has appointed Sezin Sinanoglu of Turkey as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Tajikistan, with the host Government's approval.Ms. Sinanoglu brings 25 ye...

COOPERATION WITH THE UNITED NATIONS POPULATION FUND DISCUSSED IN THE...

On a meeting was held in the MFA of Turkmenistan between the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan V.Hajiyev and the UNFPA Country Director for Turkmenistan Giullia Vallese.During the meeting, th...