Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow

Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow
President of Turkmenistan
 

New mayor appointed in Ashgabat

New mayor appointed in Ashgabat

Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has appointed Shamukhammet Durdylyev as the mayor of the capital city Ashgabat, AzerNews reported citing the Golden Age online newspaper. …

 Berdimuhamedov expresses condolences to Erdogan over Kayseri attack

Berdimuhamedov expresses condolences to Erdogan over Kayseri attack

Turkmenistan's President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov sent deep condolences to president of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in relation with terrorist attack in Kayseri, which caused numerous human …

Turkmenistan wants to cooperate with SCO in transport sphere

Turkmenistan wants to cooperate with SCO in transport sphere

Turkmenistan is interested in the development of partnership with the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in transport sphere,President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov said after the meeting with Secretary General …

Georgia and Turkmenistan to develop transport cooperation

Georgia and Turkmenistan to develop transport cooperation

The heads of Georgia and Turkmenistan, Giorgi Margvelashvili and Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, discussed the prospects of further bilateral cooperation. Margvelashvili said that Georgia is ready to act as a …

Turkmenistan increases transit through Georgia

Turkmenistan increases transit through Georgia

Turkmenistan is planning to increase the volume of transit through Georgia. This was announced by Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow as he met Georgia’s President Giorgi Margvelashvili …

Turkmenistan committed to broad co-op in Caspian region

Turkmenistan committed to broad co-op in Caspian region

Turkmenistan is committed to constructive cooperation in the Caspian Sea region, the Turkmen government said quoting the country’s President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. Berdimuhamedov made the remarks during the …

Turkmenistan President to visit Malaysia on November 7-8

Turkmenistan President to visit Malaysia on November 7-8

Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov will make an official visit to Malaysia from Nov 7 to 8. The Foreign Ministry in a statement today said during the course of the visit, the President is scheduled to have a bilateral meeting …

Putin and Berdimuhamedov meet in Moscow

Putin and Berdimuhamedov meet in Moscow

Today, the Russian President Vladimir Putin met with the Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov in Moscow. The two leaders discussed key issues of bilateral cooperation and exchange views on …

Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov arrives in Moscow

Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov arrives in Moscow

Today, Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov will pay a working visit to Russia at the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin, the official website of the Kremlin said. The two leaders are …

Top 10 facts about Turkmenistan

Top 10 facts about Turkmenistan

The country marked the 25th anniversary of its independence

Berdimuhamedov to visit Russia on November 1

Berdimuhamedov to visit Russia on November 1

President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov will visit Russia on November 1, the press-service of the Turkmen Foreign Ministry said today. No further details on the upcoming visit of the President have been …

Medvedev congratulates Berdimuhamedov on Independence Day

Medvedev congratulates Berdimuhamedov on Independence Day

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has congratulated President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov on the 25th anniversary of independence of the republic, press service of the government reported. …

Putin congratulates Berdimuhamedov on Independence Day

Putin congratulates Berdimuhamedov on Independence Day

Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated his Turkmen counterpart Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov on the 25th anniversary of independence of Turkmenistan. In the congratulatory message, he praised …

 Turkmenistan celebrates 25 years of independence

Turkmenistan celebrates 25 years of independence

Turkmenistan is marking its Independence Day today. October 27 and 28 are days off in Turkmenistan. Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov congratulated compatriots on the landmark date. …

Berdimuhamedov congratulates Azerbaijan on Independence Day

Berdimuhamedov congratulates Azerbaijan on Independence Day

Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has congratulated Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Azerbaijan’s Independence. …

Igor Korobov: Construction of Trans-Caspian gas pipeline primarily depends on Azerbaijan#039s actions

Igor Korobov: "Construction of Trans-Caspian gas pipeline primarily depends on Azerbaijan's actions"

Researcher at the Center for Caspian Region Studies of the Free University of Berlin on the prospects of implementation of gas transportation projects

Heinrich Schultz: The export of Turkmen gas to Europe is unlikely in the short term

Heinrich Schultz: "The export of Turkmen gas to Europe is unlikely in the short term"

Executive Director of the German-Turkmen forum on the challenges faced by the gas policy of Ashgabat

Turkmenistan to carry out modernization of railways

Turkmenistan to carry out modernization of railways

Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov gave a number of recommendations on improvement of the developed program of development and reformation of the country’s railway industry in 2017-2030. The …

Turkish company to build major new port in Turkmenistan

Turkish company to build major new port in Turkmenistan

Turkish construction company GAP, owned by the Çalık Group, will build a port in the city of Turkmenbashi on Turkmenistan’s Caspian Sea coast over four years, Hurriyet reported. The …

Ashgabat opens large international airport

Ashgabat opens large international airport

On September 17, 2016 in Ashgabat, Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov participated in the solemn ceremony of the inauguration of the complex of the new International Airport, designed to become the main "air …

Turkmen President adopts new constitution

Turkmen President adopts new constitution

Turkmen lawmakers unanimously adopted a new constitution extending the presidential term from 5 years to 7 years and lifting a 70-year age ceiling on Wednesday.  "The adoption of the new Constitution of Turkmenistan marks …

Turkmenistan and Turkey discuss transit corridors

Turkmenistan and Turkey discuss transit corridors

Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and the Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications of Turkey, Ahmet Arslan, discussed prospects of cooperation in the transport sphere, including …

Berdimuhammedov holds talks with Qatari FM

Berdimuhammedov holds talks with Qatari FM

Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhammedov met with Qatar’s Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al-Thani today to discuss ways to expand bilateral relations. The sides …

3 Scenarios for Uzbekistan After Karimov

3 Scenarios for Uzbekistan After Karimov

It is important to prevent anarchy in Uzbekistan, as it would be a disaster not only for the republic, but also for the entire region, Assistant professor of the World Politics department at Lomonosov Moscow State University, Aleksey …

Turkmenistan and Austria developing energy partnership

Turkmenistan and Austria developing energy partnership

The delegation of Turkmenistan was sent to Vienna, where a meeting of the joint Turkmen-Austrian commission will be held from August 31 to …

Turkmenistan says in talks with EU on possible gas deliveries

Turkmenistan says in talks with EU on possible gas deliveries

According to Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimukhamedow, Turkmenistan is discussing selling gas to European Union countries, Reuters reported. "Turkmenistan is currently discussing selling gas to the EU …

Merkel urged to address Turkmenistan rights record

Merkel urged to address Turkmenistan rights record

Human Rights Watch on Thursday urged Chancellor Angela Merkel to bring up major rights violations when Germany hosts the president of Turkmenistan next week, thelocal.de reported. The monitoring group said the rare …

​Turkmenistan to adopt new constitution on September 14

​Turkmenistan to adopt new constitution on September 14

A meeting of Elders’ Council of Turkmenistan will adopt a new constitution on September 14 in Ashgabat. Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhammadov has signed an order on the meeting’s date. The …

Rouhani proposes Berdimuhamedov to increase trade to $60 billion

Rouhani proposes Berdimuhamedov to increase trade to $60 billion

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that Iran and Turkmenistan are determined to increase the value of trade exchanges to $60 billion within a 10-year period. “Tehran and Ashgabat call for the strengthening …

Berdymukhammedov pardons more than 600 people

Berdymukhammedov pardons more than 600 people

Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov has pardoned 612 prisoners, including 26 foreign citizens, ahead of …