On the occasion of Cosmonautics Day, President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov sent a congratulatory message to the Russian cosmonaut, a native of the corresponding Central Asian country, Hero of Turkmenistan and the Russian Federation Oleg Kononenko. The head of the state noted the great contribution of the flight engineer to the exploration of outer space, as reported by the state news agency «Turkmenistan today».
Berdimuhamedov noted that the study of the Universe is an important part of modern science. In his opinion, the relevant work plays an important role in the development of humanity. The president stressed that Kononenko had been a part of this noble work for many years.
The leader of the country wished the native of Turkmenistan a long and prosperous life, as well as success in his responsible work.
Earlier, Oleg Kononenko wrote to the head of the Central Asian state about his readiness to make a contribution to the development of Turkmenistan. He also expressed confidence in the further prosperity of the country under the leadership of Serdar Berdimuhamedov.