In Ashgabat in honor of the 28th anniversary of Turkmenistan with the participation of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, a military parade and a festive procession took place.
Columns of various arms of the Armed Forces of Turkmenistan equipped with modern equipment, as well as law enforcement units, passed in front of the central platform. The air part of the parade aroused great interest of the audience. Combat aircraft and helicopters flew in the festive sky of Ashgabat.
In conclusion, a separate battalion of the guard of honor of the Ministry of Defense of Turkmenistan and an exemplary orchestra of the Armed Forces of the country passed in front of the central rostrum. Warriors demonstrated impeccable training and high skill in the performance of combatant techniques with weapons.
After the military parade, a festive procession of parliamentarians, elders, representatives of political parties, public organizations, various sectors of the economy and spheres of life of the state and society took place. The procession was also attended by delegations from all regions of Turkmenistan.
In the evening in honor of Independence Day, a festive pop concert was held on the square in front of the A�lem cultural and entertainment center (Universe). After the performance of pop stars, the evening sky of the Turkmen capital was lit up by fireworks. Celebrations in honor of the 28th anniversary of the country's independence were held in all regions of Turkmenistan.