Preparations are currently underway in Turkmenistan for the celebration of the 31st anniversary of state independence. The Turkmen people celebrate this important date with labour victories, architectural premieres and achievements in all areas of public life, the Turkmenistan Today State News Agency reported.
The VII Congress of Magtymguly Youth Organisation brought together delegates from Ashgabat and all velayats in the capital city as part of the preparation for the upcoming celebration. President Serdar Berdimuhamedov attended the forum. The participants reviewed the work done by the Organisation over the past period and set priority tasks. They discussed the organisational issues and elected the new members of the Central Council and the leaders of the Organisation.
A series of festive events marking the 31st anniversary of independence include the final and gala concert of the Pearls of Independence Children’s Music and Song Contest. Over a thousand talented children from all over Turkmenistan performed in the festival.
Another important event on the threshold of the significant date is an international conference for foreign media, which was held at the Archabil Hotel in Ashgabat. The participants discussed Turkmenistan’s role in the global media environment.