President Berdymukhamedov: “Turkmen athletes must be filled with patriotism!”

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov visited the Olympic Village, where, according to state news agency TDH, Deputy Prime Minister Purli Agamyradov reported on the preparation of the Turkmen national team for the 2020 Olympics.

For the Olympic Games in Tokyo, the president commissioned the drafting of a decree on preparing for major international competitions.

In addition to training, the head of state drew attention to the importance of psychological preparation of athletes. According to Berdymukhamedov, who quotes the publication, Turkmen athletes should be filled with a sense of patriotism. Their main goal is to confirm the world authority of the country, including in the field of sports.

Ashgabat Khyakim Shamukhammet Durdylyev , in turn, showed the president the projects of sports complexes and their facilities that are planned to be built in the capital.

Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan