Turkmen President Pardoned Prisoners in Connection with Neutrality Day
Berdymukhamedov signed the decree “On pardoning of prisoners on the occasion of the national holiday of Turkmenistan - Neutrality Day.” The names or numbers of the pardoned are not reported anywhere.
Turkmenistan Celebrated Oil and Gas Workers Day
Turkmenistan celebrated a professional holiday for one of the major industries of the country – the Day of Oil and Gas Workers and Geologists. In his address to the employees of the sector Berdymukhamedov said: “With its favourable geopolitical location and some of the vastest oil and gas reserves in the world, Turkmenistan weighs its decisions on the use of its natural and economic reaches very carefully, with consideration for the interests of current and future generations.”