Today, the capital hosted ceremonies to honor those who have dedicated their hard work, knowledge, and talent to the benefit of their homeland. A number of citizens were awarded the Order “Garaşsyz Türkmenistana bolan beýik söýgüsi üçin”, medals “Gaýrat” and “Watana bolan söýgüsi üçin”, and honorary titles of Turkmenistan for their exceptional services to the nation and people, the preservation and enrichment of national traditions and customs, and long and impeccable work. Women were recognized with the Order “Zenan kalby”, and the elderly were given the honorary title “Hormatly il ýaşulusy” for their social activities that strengthen the unity and cohesion of the people, and for educating and training young people in the spirit of respect for national values. Representatives of the Mejlis and members of the Government were also in attendance.
The speakers emphasized that every citizen of the country plays a major role in the progressive development of independent Turkmenistan, the successful implementation of adopted national and state programs, and improving the social and living conditions of the people. The awards and honors given to those who have made a significant contribution to the success of the sovereign homeland are a clear demonstration of special respect.
Today, the capital also hosted the ceremonies of conferring honorary titles of Turkmenistan on creative workers, and awarding the winners of the President of Turkmenistan “Türkmeniň Altyn asyry” competition among literary, cultural, and art figures, young performers, and gifted children. In his message, the head of state congratulated the laureates on the upcoming holiday, Independence Day of Turkmenistan, and emphasized the importance of developing the domestic culture in accordance with the requirements of the time. The laureates expressed deep gratitude to the head of state for the conditions created for their creative activity and professional growth.
The participants in the solemn ceremonies adopted an Address of Gratitude to the President of Turkmenistan, expressing their heartfelt gratitude for the high assessment of their work, the tireless efforts and attention of the head of state, and assured that they would continue to devote all their strength, knowledge, experience and skill for the prosperity of their country. A vivid musical performance was held, with the participation of stage masters and young performers, to celebrate the modern epoch, the peacemaking initiatives of President Serdar Berdimuhamedov.