President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov addresses greetings to the participants of intenational exhibition and conference timed to the Holiday of Turkmen Carpet

National carpet making is an art that enriched the treasury of cultural values of the world. beautiful Turkmen hand-made carpets is a wonder created by the talent of our good hands and universally recognized masterpieces of applied art. The secrets of this complicated, laborious and fine craft were passed down through generations of carpet makers for many centuries who carefully preserved them until our days, - the message mentions.

The carpet is a melody of the soul of Turkmens as the mentality and spiritual world of the nation are reflected in these beautiful creations that admire with the harmony of colours, richness of the ornaments and refined work. It is remarkable that the State Flag of Turkmenistan is decorated with five carpet patterns symbolizing the unity, prosperous and peaceful life of the people.

Today, special attention is paid to further development of national carpet making. The production infrastructure of domestic carpet industry is modernized for broad popularization of this unique art, protection of original samples of priceless ancient canvas. New enterprises with all conditions for productive work and comfort rest of the personnel are put into operation, - the Head of the State highlights in his message.

Turkmenistan expands beneficial relations with numerous states in trade, economic, scientific, educational, cultural and other spheres what is brightly indicated by regular exhibitions, fairs and international forums.

Current exhibition and XVII conference of the World Association of Turkmen Carpets Connoisseurs are to demonstrate successes and achievements of the branch, versatility of this ancient art.

At the end of the greeting message, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov expressed the confidence that specialized review would be efficient ground for representatives of branch enterprises, organizations and entrepreneurs for presentation of the products and services, discussion of the subjects presenting mutual interest and another step for promotion of the partnership.

Source: Turkmenistan: the Golden Age Online Newspaper