Out of 4 Turkmen books, which became the prize winners at the 31stMoscow International book fair, one was authored by President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov whereas the second one is devoted to him.
The book by Berdymukhammedov Turkmenistan, the heart of the Great Silk Road received the main award, the first degree certificate in the nomination The dialogues of cultures. Another prize was awarded to the book Arkadag's doctrine � the basis of health and inspiration, which is devoted to multi-faceted activities of the head of the state.
The state information agency TDH reports that two more awards were presented to the books Turkmen folk tales and Gurganj � the medieval scientific and cultural centre of the East.
In 2017 the book Dashing step of a riding horse authored by the President received the honorary award at the 30th book fair.
The book Turkmenistan, the heart of the Great Silk Road was presented on 9 October 2017.
On 10 July 2018 the state information agency TDH reported that the President, who was on holiday, started working on the sequel to the book.
In late August 2018 the book was translated into French.
Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan