Berdimuhamedov made this statement as part of a congratulatory message on the occasion of the International Day of Older Persons.
On October 1, President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov congratulated citizens on the International Day of Older Persons. He noted that in honor of this event, festivities will be held throughout the country. According to him, the older generation highly appreciates a happy life in the country, as reported by «Turkmenistan Today».
— The older generation is proud of their peaceful and happy life, — said the president.
Berdimuhamedov noted that the relevant citizens make a huge contribution to the upbringing of patriotic youth. He added that the authorities, for their part, widely support the elder generation, in particular by improving the social and living conditions of their lives.
On a regular basis, these citizens are awarded the title «Honorary Elder of the People» for their contribution to the development of the fatherland, marked the leader of the country. He drew attention to the fact that in Turkmenistan the beginning of sowing and harvesting of wheat and cotton, the opening of new buildings is held with the blessing of the older generation.
The head of the state wished older persons of Turkmenistan success in their work aimed at the prosperity of the country.