The ceremony of awarding the title Man of the Year to the President of Turkmenistan took place during the Congress 2017 Asian Games: International cooperation in sports in the name of peace and progress. The Head of the Asian Chess Federation Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa bin Shakhboot Al Nahyan presented the diploma to the President of Turkmenistan.
The representative forum that brought together the state-members of the V Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games, the heads of the Olympic Council of Asia, international sports federations and organisations and the guests of honour � famous politicians, is dedicated to the World Health Day.
The congress will focus on the significance of the forthcoming Asian Games in Ashgabat for Turkmen sports and interstate cooperation, including the complex of social and economic spheres as well as the implementation of the peace-loving strategy of Turkmenistan in the regional and global scales.
Source: Turkmenistan: the Golden Age Online Newspaper