19 Jan

Press Release "5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games"

Introduction In September 2017 Ashgabat will host the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games; attracting 5,500 athletes from the 62 National Olympic Committees of Asia and Oceania to participate across 21 sports. This is a historic moment for the country, as Ashgabat 2017 will be the first major multi-sport event to be hosted in Turkmenistan. The vision after these games will be for the city of Ashgabat and the wider country to host future major sporting events at an international level....

4 Jan

Press Release

In connection with the posted content on the official website of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC), the following is noted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan. Company’s message has tendentious and biased nature, is considered by us as an attempt to mislead all of us, regarding to the debt repayment obligations of the Company to the Turkmen side. In particular, the statements about the alleged violations of the contract from  State Concern «Turkmengaz», related to the...

3 Jan

Press Release

In the last days contradictory information started to circulate in the mass media of Iran and other states concerning Turkmen-Iranian relations in the gas sphere.  Some of them allegedly state about “unexpected and inconsistent with bilateral agreement” termination of natural Turkmen gas supplies to Iran as of January 1st 2017.  On the contrary, in other publications it is noted that Iran has signed a five year contract with Turkmenistan on the supply of Turkmen gas. In this regard, the Minis...

16 Dec

President of Turkmenistan held a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov held a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers, in which the priority aspects of public life were examined 16.12.2016 In announcing the agenda of the meeting, the President gave the floor to the Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, Minister of Foreign Affairs R. Meredov. As part of the report of Vice Premier, R. Meredov reported on the results of the meeting of the Turkmen-American Business Council, which was attended by representatives of ministries...

14 Dec

Course of development of Turkmen-American business partnership

On December 14, 2016 a meeting on the prospects of development of long-term successful partnership in various spheres of economy was held in Ashgabat. Participants included representatives of the "Turkmenistan-U.S." Business Council, a number of companies of the United States of America, the industry sector ministries and departments of our country, production factories, as well as the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs. Executive Director of the Council Eric Stewart praised the policy...

5 Nov

Global Sustainable Transport Conference

Development of international cooperation in the field of transport is a key element of the Global Development Agenda. An obvious need for a systematic and purpose oriented partnerships in the field of transport is reflected in a number of resolutions adopted by the United Nations General Assembly, in particular, the resolution 70/197 «Towards comprehensive cooperation among all modes of transport for promoting sustainable multimodal transit corridors» of 22 December 2015, which was co-sponsored...

28 Oct


On 1st November 2016 the President of Turkmenistan will pay a visit to the Russian Federation.   The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan October 28th, 2016