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Embassies of Turkmenistan held a series of actions for World Bike Day

On June 2, the Embassy of Turkmenistan in Georgia organized a bicycle ride dedicated to World Bike Day. The event was held at the Tbilisi Olympic Sports Center and was supported by the Georgian National Cycling Federation. The sporting event brought together professional cyclists and coaches, employees of the Georgian National Cycling Federation. The event was actively covered by the local media.

In the run-up to the event, Ambassador of Turkmenistan D. Muratov also addressed the participants. He reminded that Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov had initiated the celebration of the World Cyclist Day on June 3 by a UN General Assembly resolution. The head of state stressed that such a holiday would contribute to the wide popularization of cycling, as well as such eternal values as a healthy lifestyle, peace, love of life and unanimity.

According to the participants, the event contributed to strengthening friendly and partnership relations between Turkmenistan and Georgia, and once again demonstrated the benefits of a healthy lifestyle.

Representatives of the diaspora and diplomats attended a similar event in Tashkent hosted by the Embassy of Turkmenistan in Uzbekistan.

The Embassy of Turkmenistan in Turkey also organized a Ankara, where diplomatic staff, representatives of the local administration, Turkmen students and journalists took part in the rally. The ten-kilometer bike ride ended at the Makhtumkuli monument.


Diplomats and members of their families, representatives of embassies accredited in the French capital and members of the Turkmen diaspora took part in a similar event organized in Paris by the Embassy of Turkmenistan in France.


The Embassy of Turkmenistan in China, together with the China Peace Foundation and the International Peace Culture Foundation of the Chinese capital, organized a meeting dedicated to the "International Bicycle Day on the Great Silk Road. The venue was the Peace Garden of the Chinese capital. President of the Peace Foundation Li Ruohong, Ambassador of Georgia A. Kalandiya and Ambassador of Turkmenistan P. Durdyev spoke before the start of the bike ride. Also ambassadors of several states, delegates of public associations, professional cyclists and supporters of this type of activity took part in the event. During the official part, the Chinese side noted the integrating significance of Turkmenistan in the world arena in terms of strengthening peace and friendship on Earth, creation of eco-culture, promotion of healthy lifestyles, expansion of sports diplomacy and intensification of multicultural dialogue.


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  • Hello, dear Arzuw News staff.
    Please kindly correct the error in Mr. Ambassador P.H. Durdyev's name or out of the text altogether.
    Thank you.
    Embassy of Turkmenistan in China