1. The official visit of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev to Turkmenistan has ended, during which the Declaration on deepening the strategic partnership between the two countries was signed. The mportant events of the visit also were the awarding of the title of Honorary Professor of the Turkmen State University to the President of Uzbekistan, the opening of the “Tashkent” park in Ashgabat, and also the launch of the construction of the “Horezm-Dashoguz” Border Trade Zone.
2. Turkish Airlines will resume regular flights from Türkiye to Turkmenistan from November 2, 2022. Flights on the Istanbul-Turkmenbashi-Istanbul route will be operated twice a week on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Flight regularity is expected to increase.
3. The export of greenhouse tomatoes from Turkmenistan abroad has increased by approximately 50% since the beginning of 2022 and reached 80 thousand tons. The main reason for the export growth is the increase in production volume. The first crops of tomatoes grown in greenhouses for the winter are already sent to foreign countries in these autumn days.
4. State Russian Drama Theatre. A.S. Pushkin in Ashgabat invites residents and guests of the capital to autumn performances. The theater's repertoire includes both classic fairy tales and original works.
5. Alabai puppy was presented to the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev by Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov during the meeting in Ashgabat. The Turkmen Alabai is a variety of the Central Asian Shepherd Dog. This breed is considered one of the most ancient on Earth and is a national treasure of Turkmenistan.
7. Russian brand Pepfer has created a collection of bags inspired by household items and food from the Soviet era. Ladies' bags, shopping bags, bags for smartphones are made in the form of a triangle in which milk was sold, packages of refined sugar, salt, soda, a paper bag in which products were wrapped. The design of the bags exactly repeats the appearance of the packaging of these products from the times of the USSR.
8. In New Zealand, government officials at the legislative level will be required to communicate with the population in a simple, understandable language for every citizen of the country, and not with the help of bureaucratic jargon. According to government officials, the law on the use of simple and understandable word constructions is designed to make democracy more inclusive and accessible to everyone, especially those for whom English is not a native language, those with any health problems or a lower level of education.
9. Singer Rihanna has recorded the soundtrack for “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”, which will be released in the US on November 11 this year. In the last few years, Rihanna has been actively acting in films, since 2016, since the release of her last studio album, the singer has starred in several films, including Luc Besson's “Ocean's 8” and “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets”.
10. The Turkmen football derby between “Altyn asyr” and “Ahal” will be held on October 23 within the framework of the 16th round of the championship of Turkmenistan. The match will begin at 16:00 at the “Sport Toplumy” stadium in the Buzmeyin etrap of Ashgabat.
11. The 39 years old former midfielder of “Bayern” and the French national team Franck Ribery has announced his retirement from playing. The French winger's last club was “Salernitana” from Serie A, for which he has been playing since the fall of 2021. Franck Ribery is the winner of the Champions League, European Super Cup, Club World Cup, 9-time Bundesliga champion, 5-time winner of the German Cup and Super Cup, and also the Turkish Cup.