The 13th edition of the chronological publication “Chronicle of Great Achievements”, which highlights the significant events of 2019, was published in Turkmenistan, the State News Agency reported today.
In the review material “Turkmenistan - a country of progressive development”, which opens the next volume, it is noted that during the period under review, radical transformations were carried out in the field of industrial diversification, the development of natural resources, and the development of international transport corridors. Numerous social and industrial facilities have been commissioned in the capital and the regions. Thousands of families celebrated housewarming, new jobs were created.
One of the main social and political events of the year was the second meeting of the Halk Maslahaty of Turkmenistan, at which the tasks related to improving the activities of the representative body of legislative power and the transition to a bicameral parliament were identified.
A great victory of Turkmen diplomacy was the adoption, at the initiative of Turkmenistan at the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly of the Resolution on proclaiming 2021 as the International Year of Peace and Confidence, as well as the election by the UN Economic and Social Council of Turkmenistan as a member of the Executive Council of the World Food Program for 2020-2022, Commission The United Nations Population and Development Organization for the period 2020–2024; and the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs for the period 2020–2023.
The list of the most important events of the year includes the chairmanship of our country in the Commonwealth of Independent States, a meeting of the Council of Heads of Government of the CIS countries, the XIV Forum of the Creative and Scientific Intelligentsia of the CIS States, the XXIX Forum on Cooperation in the Field of Healthcare between the CIS Countries, the Ashgabat Summit of the Heads of the CIS States.
At the same time, the importance of the first Caspian Economic Forum held in the “Avaza” National Tourist Zone and, within its framework, the International Exhibition of Caspian Innovative Technologies, the International Auto Exhibition “Türkmen şährasy-2019”, as well as meetings of the Ministers of Economy, Transport and Entrepreneurs of the Caspian states is emphasized.
In recent years, a huge amount of work has been done in Turkmenistan to preserve and popularize the historical and cultural heritage. A clear evidence of this is the inclusion of the Turkmen national art of carpet weaving in the UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
In the next issue of the publication, the facts of the modern history of our state are presented in chronological order. In general, the chronicle of important events in 2019 clearly illustrates the scale of the transformations taking place in modern Turkmenistan.