1. The average cost of a school set for a Turkmen first-grader has been calculated. On average, a set for a boy will cost 510 manats, and for a girl a little less than 480 manats. At present time, there are 410 “school markets” operating throughout Turkmenistan, which will continue trading until September 4-5.
2. This week, a delegation led by the leadership of the Transport and Communications Agency under the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan will arrive in Astrakhan from Ashgabat. During the visit, issues of developing cooperation in the fields of transport and logistics will be discussed. The Astrakhan region is ready to actively cooperate with Turkmenistan on the development of the “North-South” corridor.
3. At the 77th session of the UN General Assembly, which will be held in September, Turkmenistan will propose to adopt three resolutions in the field of ensuring peace and security. During the forthcoming session of the General Assembly, the key activity of Turkmenistan will be the provision and preservation of universal lasting and long-term peace, security and sustainable development.
4. The Turkmen film Gyzyl kürte directed by Sahysalyh Bayramov has become the most exotic feature of the “One-Sixth” debut film festival in Yekaterinburg. The picture was taken in four months in 50-degree heat. Filmed in a Turkmen village. The main role in the film - Govher was played by Ayna Jumayeva.
5. Russian MP Pavel Krupnik proposed to consider the idea of a gradual transition of all schools in the country to a five-day school week. According to him, the six-day period for schoolchildren and their families is a difficult test. Children do not have time to relax and spend enough time with their parents.
6. The popular Turkish actor Halit Ergench, who played Sultan Suleiman in the TV series “Magnificent Century”, admitted that he did not understand his character. The role in the series, which ended in 2014, made Ergench a world-famous star and brought him to the level of Turkish actors with the highest fees.
7. A meteorite flew through the sky over Saudi Arabia. Videos with the passage of a celestial body, filmed by eyewitnesses, appeared on social networks.
8. The women's team of Turkmenistan defeated the team of Tajikistan in the qualifying match of the Billie Jean King Tennis Cup in group II of the Asia and Oceania zone, which holds in Dushanbe. Turkmen tennis players were stronger than their rivals both in two singles matches and in the final doubles game.
9. “Tractor” scored the first points under the leadership of Kurban Berdyev. The team played a draw with “Zob Ahan” with a score of 1:1 in the home match of the 2nd round of the Iranian Football Championship.