Independence Day celebrated in Turkmenistan

Today, Turkmenistan marks the 28th anniversary of Independence Day.

Mass celebrations are held throughout the country. A parade of military equipment was held on the main square of Ashgabat.

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov congratulated the compatriots on the holiday .

On September 26, a gala concert was held at the Mukamov Palace during which a new song was performed to the music of Kerim Berdimuhamedov and to the words of the poetess Amangozel Shagulyeva .

On the evening of the same day, celebrations took place at the capital's stadium.

Earlier, Independence Day was celebrated on October 27, but a proposal was made at the Council of Elders in October 2017 to postpone the date to September 27. On this day, the closure of the Asian Indoor Games and Martial Arts took place in Ashgabat.

Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan