1. Public transport of Turkmenistan on New Year's Eve will operate according to the festive schedule - city buses will run until 02:00 am, and taxis will serve the population around the clock.
2. President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov took part in an informal meeting of the leaders of the CIS countries. In the Presidential Library named after Yeltsin, the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin met the head of Turkmenistan. After exchanging mutual greetings, the leaders of the two countries traditionally took a photo for memory.
3. CJSC “Ashgabat City Telephone Network” congratulates subscribers on the coming New Year and reminds them of timely payment for telecommunications services. You can pay for AGTS services online. You can get detailed information about your personal account by sending an SMS to the short number 0787 with the landline phone number of the AGTS subscriber.
4. Turkish pop stars Mustafa Sandal and Irem Deriji performed in Ashgabat.
5. The number of Turkmen tourists who visited Azerbaijan this November is 5,1 times higher than in the same month last year. The number of citizens of Turkmenistan who visited Azerbaijan in November 2022 amounted to 1600 people.
6. On the eve of the new year, a festive fair of craftsmen was held in the “Lebap” Shopping Center. At the fair, one could buy New Year's toys, decor items, stylish accessories made in the national style; original embroideries made of beads, rhinestones, lurex, silver threads; knitted children's products and delicious confectionery.
7. Turkmenistan, Russia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Iran have extended the moratorium on sturgeon fishing for 2023. The catch of sturgeon species in 2023, as before, is planned to be carried out only for research purposes and for the purposes of artificial reproduction.
8. A new bus route number 114 was launched in Ashgabat, in the direction of Parahat – “Ashgabat” Shopping and Entertainment Center.
9. Until 2028, women in Kazakhstan will be able to retire at the age of 61 - the relevant law was signed by President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev. The retirement age for women in Kazakhstan began to increase by six months starting in 2018, and by 2027 was supposed to reach 63 years and be equal to the retirement age for men. According to the document, the retirement age for women will be fixed at 61 until 2028.
10. The top three fighters of the UFC Ultimate Fighting Championship in 2022 included Islam Makhachev, Alex Pereira, and Alex Volkanovski. Australian Alex Volkanovski defeated Korean Chan Sung Jong and American Max Holloway this year. He is the leader in the UFC fighter rating, regardless of weight categories. Middleweight champion Alex Pereira of Brazil is in second place on the list, followed by Russian Islam Makhachev, who won the lightweight championship belt after defeating Brazilian Charles Oliveira.