In 2021, which was proclaimed as the Year «Turkmenistan – the Motherland of Peace and Trust», Turkmen state is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its Independence. Different events and celebrations are held to mark this important date in Turkmenistan and abroad, and special illustrated publications are issued to mark Turkmenistan’s achievements in the years of independence.
For instance, in the run-up to the holiday special issues of magazines «Yerli düşünce» and «Istanbool Today» in the Republic of Turkey, «Galkynysh» in the Republic of Austria, «Business Central Asia» in India, as well as «The Diplomatic Insight» in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan were published, dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the Independence of Turkmenistan.
These publications contain detailed information about the history of independence of the country and high achievements in politics, economy and legal sphere, science and culture under the wise leadership of the President of Turkmenistan. Articles about the prospects for development of mutually beneficial cooperation of Turkmenistan with the world and further strengthening of good neighborly relations between the countries in the region were also published.
In addition, these editions contain comprehensive information on the Consultative Meeting of the Heads of States of Central Asia held in the National Tourist Zone «Avaza» of Turkmenistan in August this year.
The magazines also contain articles devoted to another important date – the 140th anniversary of Turkmen capital Ashgabat, which was celebrated in Turkmenistan in May this year.
The authors of articles published in these magazines, namely prominent political scientists, professors and lecturers of higher educational institutions, heads of the leading press of Turkmenistan and foreign countries, also talk about the uniqueness of Turkmen neutrality and its role in maintaining regional stability. Here they separately mention the international initiatives in the sphere of energy, transport, water diplomacy and practical steps of Turkmenistan aimed at strengthening of universal peace and security, as well as effective implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.