The President opens a new residential district in Turkmenabat (photos)

On 21 June 2018 President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov, who is paying a working visit in Lebap velayat, has attended a groundbreaking ceremony of the residential complex and a festive ceremony to open a new residential district.

At the request of children, engaged in the event, Berdymukhammedov signed a message to future generations and placed it in the capsule to be put under the footing of the would-be apartment block, the state information agency TDH reports.

Then the head of the state opened the residential building comprised of 22 houses and cut the ribbon accompanied by chanting Yasha, yasha, Arkadag! (Long live, Arkadag!).

Singers and musicians performed songs and recited poems in front of each building. Food and herbal teas were served to visitors. Young artists with easels hurried to portray the unforgettable moments of the fest in their paintings, � the news outlet reports.

The President, escorted by the Cabinet members, visited the family which had a house-warming party and presented gifts to them.

Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan