On November 15, 2017, the presentation of the book "Turkmenistan is the heart of the Great Silk Road" by President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov took place in the assembly hall of the China University of petroleum and gas with the participation of Turkmen students, who get education in the higher educational institutions in Beijing.
The representatives of various universities of Turkmenistan, who arrived in Beijing to raise their qualification, and local journalists, attended the event, organized by the Embassy of Turkmenistan in the People's Republic of China jointly with the administration of the above-mentioned University and the Council of Turkmen students studying in higher educational institutions of the friendly country.
The particular importance of the book by the President of Turkmenistan in revealing the history of the Great Silk Road and the role of Turkmenistan in strengthening the trade, economic and cultural relations between countries, including the centuries-old relations between Turkmenistan and China, was emphasized during the presentation.
Speaking in the Turkmen, Turkish, English and Chinese languages, the students underlined the significance of the themes on the upbringing highly moral and patriotic younger generation based on the priceless spiritual heritage of the nation, presented in the book by President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. According to those speaking during the presentation, the book "Turkmenistan is the heart of the Great Silk Road" is a guidebook that helps the younger generation to learn more about the Turkmen people's national and cultural identity, traditions, customs, and invaluable contribution to the world civilization.
The video materials about the ancient and modern interrelations of Turkmenistan and the Great Silk Road were demonstrated during the presentation. The new books by the President of Turkmenistan published in three languages were presented to all participants of the event.