On September 8, 2020, the presentation ceremony of the new book of the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov entitled “Traditions of Turkmen Statehood” was held in the Institute of International Relations of the MFA of Turkmenistan.
The representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, executive staff, as well as the faculty members and students of the higher educational institutions and scientific centers of Turkmenistan, heads and representatives of the diplomatic corps, missions of international organizations and mass media participated to the event.
The event was held in an official setting. The participants listened to the addresses that reflected the deep meaning of the work. The Rector of the Institute of International Relations of the MFA of Turkmenistan J. Gurbangeldiyev gave a speech at the opening of the presentation and told about the uniqueness of the book and its role in the advancement of national and global values. It was stated that the work will serve as a guide in the process of bringing up the young generation in the spirit of humanism and patriotism.
Speaking at the event, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Uzbekistan to Turkmenistan A. Kuchkarov noted that being one of the most outstanding and remarkable works of the President of Turkmenistan, the book unfolds the rich spiritual life of Turkmen people, reflects the uniqueness of national traditions and retains special value for spiritual and moral education of the youth.
The Chargé d’Affairs ad interim of the United Arab Emirates to Turkmenistan Abdulaziz Al-Hashimi also gave a speech at the event. He told about the significance of the given book from the perspective of advancement of friendly relations between the countries and peoples of the world.
The Chairman of the Central Council of the Agrarian Party of Turkmenistan B.Annagurbanov, Director of the Institute of State, Law and Democracy of Turkmenistan Ya.Nuriyev, Rector of the International University of Humanities and Development E.Aydogdiyev, Rector of Turkmen State University named after Magtymguly B.Orazdurdyeva, Editor-in-Chief of the “Türkmen dünýäsi” newspaper B.Atayev, as well as the lecturer of the Institute of International Relations of the MFA of Turkmenistan gave speeches during the presentation.
The “Traditions of Turkmen Statehood” is a book about the high principles of humanism, high personality, loyalty to Homeland, and virtue that are inherent to the Turkmen people. The author calls to treasure the teachings bequeathed by the ancestors and to strive towards the overall progress through peace, kindness, care for each other. Here, the importance of preserving harmony between the human being and nature is highlighted.
At the end of the event, the participants of the presentation adopted the Address to the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.