Turkmenistan

General information

September 27 is marked in Turkmenistan as the Independence Day. On December 12, 1995, Turkmenistan was recognized as a permanently neutral State by the resolution of the UN General Assembly with the unanimous support of 185 member States. At present Turkmenistan has established diplomatic relations with 151 countries. Turkmenistan is a democratic, law-based, secular State. The form of government is a Presidential republic. The political structure of the Turkmen state is fo...

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Foreign policy

Foreign policy is based on the Constitution, the Constitutional Act on the permanent neutrality of Turkmenistan, Foreign policy concept of Turkmenistan as a neutral state, other legislative acts. Turkmenistan's foreign policy is a logical extension of domestic policy and is determined by the international legal status of permanent neutrality, recognized by the United Nations. The main objectives of Turkmenistan's foreign policy are: - The preservation and streng...

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Economy

ECONOMY The development of the economy of Turkmenistan is carried out based on the national and state programs designed for the short and long-term periods. Today, Turkmenistan has a diversified, multifunctional economy  represented by enterprises of the electric power industry, chemical, petrochemical industries, oil and gas production, oil refining industries, mechanical engineering and metal-processing, facilities for the production of building materials, light and food...

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Social sphere

Transition to market relations in Turkmenistan is being carried out in the framework of the state policy that ensures the population’s social security. The country’s policy of radical social changes is aimed at the provision of the high living standard of the population. “The State is for People!” is the main slogan and the basic doctrine of the ongoing reforms in Turkmenistan. Currently, hundreds of modern hospitals, clinics, higher educational institutions, schools, kinderg...

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Healthcare

Turkmenistan has reformed and developed the field of national healthcare, making it a multipurpose system of social protection. Large-scale work is carried out in Turkmenistan for health protection of people. The national system of health protection, which has reached the level of world standards, progressively develops. For many years, supervising the national health care, the leader of the nation stood at the origins of the development of the State program “Saglyk”, the...

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Education

In Turkmenistan large-scale work is under way in order to modernize the national educational system, develop university science and raise it to the level of the developed states. Science and education are what the people accumulated for thousands of years and passed it down from generation to generation, this is our priceless heritage, the President noted. The “Law on Education” was adopted in the framework of the large scale support given by the state. The intensive co...

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Science

In accordance with the fundamental transformations taking place under the leadership of the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, in the academic research centers of the country, higher educational institutions, in scientific and technological, scientific and clinical, research and design centers, in experimental production laboratories, interdepartmental organizations and specialized entities, a new generation of scientists engaged in fundamental research in v...

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Sport and international sport cooperation of Turkmenistan

With the attainment of independence, new approaches to the organization of the sports and physical movement began to be formed in Turkmenistan and the foundations for international cooperation in the field of sports began to form. The starting point for its active phase began from 2007, when Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov was elected to the post of the President of Turkmenistan to reform all spheres of state structure and society, including sports. Since that time the development...

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Culture

Culture is an integral source of energy, and also contributes to the formation of the national characteristics of any people and serves as a spiritual bridge of rapprochement, notes the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. An important feature in the implementation of state policy in the field of culture is the holding of events at the international level. Consistent work is being carried out to expand the range and improve the quality of cultural services,...

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Tourism

Tourism is the most important area of social policy is also the development of the state. The main task of the State Committee on Tourism of Turkmenistan is to promote international tourism as the most profitable areas of the tourism industry. New tourist routes will be opened in order to attract more foreign tourists, as well as measures are taken to improve the quality of services. It should be noted that in nowadays certificates of conformity of services about 300 touri...

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Avaza National Tourist Zone

In June 2009, the opening ceremony of the first facilities of the Avaza National Tourist Zone took place on the Caspian coast. The “Avaza” project initiated by President of Turkmenistan occupies a special place in the strategic plans of the country over the next decade and, therefore, is dedicated to accumulate all of the most advanced achievements of world architecture, engineering, technical design and creative ideas. Year after year, all new facilities supplement the in...

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