The country in 2013 will expand the Turkmen-language publishing programme, which lay dormant for years under the rule of Sapamurat Niyazov.
By Dzhumaguly Annayev
ASHGABAT – Turkmenistan is reviving its long-dormant book industry with hopes of boosting nationwide readership by publishing more foreign classics and popular books in Turkmen.
The State Publishing Service this year plans to publish one-third more books than it did last year, it said in a press release. The service said it would make it a priority to translate foreign literary works and to increase the number of new books translated into Turkmen.
The books on the 2013 publishing calendar will include international classics such as Shakespeare’s plays, as well as works by Chingiz Aitmatov, Mark Twain, Nodar Dumbadze and Ken Derby, said Resulberdi Khalilov, a representative at the Ashgabat Press House’s printing shop who expressed excitement about the prospect of more books being published in Turkmen. Continue reading
Date: 7 – 19 October 2012
Place: Mizan Conference Centre, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
3 Day Conference Programme to Include:
11 Conference Sessions including Investment, Transport, Trading, Banking & Financial Services, Construction, Healthcare, Infrastructure, Oil & Gas, Manufacturing, Environment and Legal, Taxation and Insurance Services
Seminars focusing on key issues in the following industries: Agriculture, Banking & Financial Services, Chemicals, Communications, Construction, Education, Environment, Healthcare, Infrastructure, Law, Manufacturing, Minerals, Oil & Gas, Power, Renewables, Sport, Textiles, Tourism, Transport and Water. Continue reading
Calls for stronger ties with ECO countries lead to the expansion of the region’s railroad. The Islamic republic of Pakistan, Islamic republic of Iran and Republic of Turkey aim to upgrade their railways in an effort to increase trade efficiency encouraging the use of more trains to take cargo to the countries.
10 Turkmen athletes will represent their country at the London Olympics, the State News Agency of Turkmenistan reported July 5,
The Turkmenistani team includes boxers Serdar Khudaiberdiyev (64kg) and Nursakhat Pazzyyev (75kg); weightlifters Umurbek Bazarbayev (62kg), Tolkunbek Khudaibergenov (69kg) and Mansur Redzhepov (85kg); female judoist Gulnar Khabytayeva (63kg); swimmers Sergei Krovyakov (100m freestyle) and Dzhennet Sariyeva (women’s 400m freestyle); and track-and-field competitors Mergen Mamedov (hammer throw) and Maisa Redzhepova (women’s 100m dash).
All are first-timers except for Bazarbayev and Khudaibergenov, who are competing in their fourth and second Olympiads, respectively.
Turkmenistan – launch of the Scoping Mission report and the first CATBIG Mission, Monday 12 December at 1530. I’m just back from a visit to Turkmenistan along with Ambassador Ron Nash, Co-Chair of the Turkmenistan UK Trade & Industry Council, and a representative of the Construction Equipment Association. Our report will be launched at this meeting, and we will also have details of our first CATBIG mission, which will visit Turkmenistan in March 2012. Book via this link:
Academy of sciences of Turkmenistan and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Turkmenistan invite you to take part in the International exhibition and scientific conference «Science, technique and innovation technologies in the Great Revival epoch», devoted to the Science Day celebrated annually in June.
ASHGABAT – Turkmenistan will mark Racehorse Day April 22-24 to honour the Akhal-Teke, a horse considered a national symbol.
Hosted by “Wild Frontiers”
Wild Frontiers’ Jonny Bealby, author of ‘Silk Dreams, Troubled Road’ and Marc Leaderman, who has travelled throughout Central Asia
over the past 12 years, will be hosting a presentation evening at the Grand Connaught Rooms on 12th April at 7pm.
Together they will offer an insight into not only all the wonders of the ancient Silk Road, but the unique cultures that have survived and
flourished for 1000s of years in one of the most remote corners of the world.
The diverse countries of Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, will be included in the presentation.
Along with the fun and informative presentation, you will have the opportunity to win a £250 Wild Frontiers’ voucher to put towards your
next trip, plus a Central Asia guide and travel books.
When: Tuesday, 12 April 2011
Where: Grand Connaught Rooms, Cambria Suite
61 -65 Great Queen Street, London WC2B 5DA
Time: 6:30pm for 7pm presentation
If you would like to reserve a place to the talk please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Entry: £5 on the door
A cash bar will be available on the evening