On April 21, 2018, the Embassy of Turkmenistan in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan organized competitions in football, basketball, volleyball, tennis, badminton and other sports in the multifunctional sports complex of the capital of Pakistan, dedicated to the month of mass sports and cultural events held in Turkmenistan from April 5 to May 5 each year under the slogan "Health and Happiness".
Foreign ambassadors, diplomats accredited in Pakistan and their families, as well as representatives of international organizations and the media participated in these competitions.
At the opening ceremony, attendees were given information about the adoption, at the initiative of Turkmenistan, of a special Resolution at the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly, proclaiming June 3 World Bicycle Day, which in turn is another success and result of the tireless concern of the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov in the development of all sports.
Then, according to the program of the event, the competitions in football, basketball, volleyball, tennis, badminton and other sports were launched. The competitions aroused great interest among the participants.
According to the results of the competitions, the winner teams were awarded with cups and medals, as well as memorable gifts on behalf of the Embassy. At the end of the event, the guests were offered the dishes of Turkmen national cuisine.