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The President of Turkmenistan opened a new complex of buildings of the Academy of Civil Service, took part in the opening ceremony of educational institutions in the city of Arkadag, replaced the press secretary who had worked for 15 years and other news



1. On September 1, Serdar Berdimuhamedov took part in the opening ceremony of a new complex of buildings of the Academy of Civil Service under the President of Turkmenistan. To the applause of the audience, the Head of State cut the symbolic ribbon, opening a new facility. The President got acquainted with the Academy complex, where all conditions have been created for the training of senior managers and civil servants, their professional development in accordance with the requirements of the time.

2. On this day, the President of Turkmenistan also took part in the opening ceremony of a number of educational institutions in the city of Arkadag. The first university that was solemnly opened is the Aba Annayev International Horse Breeding Academy, established on the initiative of the National Leader of the Turkmen people Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. Then the head of state took part in the opening of the Pedagogical secondary vocational school named after Berdimuhamed Annayev and the Medical secondary vocational school named after Sachly Dursunova.

3. The President of Turkmenistan has replaced the press secretary. The press service of the head of state was headed by the former editor-in-chief of the “Berektli Toprak” newspaper Azat Jepbarov. As the press secretary of the President of Turkmenistan, Azat Jepbarov replaced Kakageldi Charyyardurdyev, who had worked for more than 15 years, and was dismissed from this position today “due to a transfer to another job”.

4. On Friday, at the Joint Turkmen-Russian School named after A.S. Pushkin in Ashgabat, a solemn ceremony of the first bell for 190 first-graders was held. The event was opened with the performance of the anthems of Turkmenistan and Russia. Then there were performances of dance groups and reading of poems by students. The First Secretary of the Russian Embassy in Turkmenistan Evgeny Lykov congratulated those present on the beginning of the academic year on behalf of the Ambassador of the Russian Federation Ivan Volynkin.

5. Two dry cargo ships will be built in Turkmenistan at the “Balkan” plant. The President of Turkmenistan signed a Resolution authorizing the “Türkmendeňizderýaýollary” Agency (Turkmen Sea and River Routes) to conclude a contract with the “Balkan” “Shipbuilding and Repair Plant” Open Joint-Stock Company for the construction of two dry cargo ships.

6. While working on a documentary film about Magtymguly Fragi in the Astrakhan region, the Turkmen film group attended a concert of Turkmen artists, which was held at the Astrakhan Philharmonic within the framework of the “Caspian Seasons” festival. Opera singer, People's Artist of Turkmenistan Atageldy Garyagdyev sang a song to the words of Magtymguly Fragi near the monument to the poet in the public garden of Astrakhan State University especially for the future film.


7. It took 90 years old Japanese climber Yuichiro Miura three days to reach the summit of Mount Fuji in a wheelchair. In the ascent to a height of 3776 meters, he was supported and accompanied by friends and family members. This is not the first ascent of a climber at a respectable age. Miura in 2013 became the oldest person in the world to conquer the highest peak of the planet Everest at the age of 80.

8. The American startup TransAstra, together with NASA, will develop a prototype of “bags” for space debris. Before being sent into space, “bags” for collecting space debris will be tested on Earth. After the launch of the project, inflatable structures in the form of bags will capture spent rocket bodies, non-working geostationary communications satellites and asteroids weighing up to 50 thousand tons in the airless space around the planet. The new garbage collection device does not need docking, unlike other similar designs.

9. From September 1, new rules for placing gadgets on the windshield of a car come into force in Russia. Now drivers are prohibited from installing any objects on the windshield that may limit the view of the road. This ban aims to improve road safety. According to the traffic police, the use of gadgets while driving is one of the main causes of accidents. The list of permitted items does not include, in particular, video recorders, phone or navigator mounts. These devices must be installed in such a way that they do not interfere with the driver's view.


10. Defender of the Belarusian football club “Energetik-BGU” Vepa Jumayev was called up to the national team of Turkmenistan for the upcoming friendly matches against Indonesia and Bahrain. It is worth noting that in the current championship of Belarus, 22 years old Vepa Jumayev is the only player of “Energetik-BGU”, who was in the starting lineup in absolutely every match. In 17 Major League games in 2023, he scored one goal.

11. The results of the draw for the group stage of the Conference League have become known. The group stage of the UEFA Champions League kicks off on September 21, the play-offs start in February 2024 and the final will be held at the “Dublin Arena” in Ireland on May 22, 2024. The current winner of the Europa League is the Spanish “Sevilla”. 32 teams will participate in the group stage of the tournament, they were divided into 8 groups. “Liverpool” will play “Toulouse”, “Bayer” will play “Qarabag”, “Ajax”, “Marseille” and “Brighton” in the same group.

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