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President of Turkmenistan gives start to mass cycling race in honor of the 140th anniversary of Ashgabat

President of Turkmenistan gives start to mass cycling race in honor of the 140th anniversary of Ashgabat

The President of Turkmenistan took part in an environmental and sporting event, leading a mass cycling race to mark the 140th anniversary of Ashgabat. The bicycle rally started in the southern part of the capital of Turkmenistan, where the cultural, health and business center of Ashgabat is being formed. Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov was accompanied by Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers Shamukhammet Durdilyev, who briefed the head of state on the situation in the capital and the progress in the construction of large-scale facilities, informed him of the measures to ensure environmental standards in Ashgabat, and on preparations for the celebrations to mark the City Day.

The Turkmen leader noted the need for constant monitoring of the improvement of ecology and landscaping in Ashgabat, increasing the quality of urban life, and ensuring the proper condition of parks and squares.

In the area of the Neutrality Monument, the deputy chairmen of the Cabinet of Ministers, the head of the Mejlis, the leadership of law enforcement and military structures, followed by parliamentarians, heads of ministries and departments, and public associations joined the bike rally. Gradually, the number of participants in the environmental and sporting event increased. Young people and, in particular, students joined the bicycle rally.

At the end of the bike ride, the head of state went to the central square of the capital of Turkmenistan. Having masterfully covered the distance of the bicycle marathon, the Turkmen leader confirmed the importance of regular physical training and sports for the overall development of man.

From the central square, cyclists arrived at the Aşgabat Monument, where a solemn event was held in honor of the cycling campaign held for the 140th anniversary of Ashgabat.

Reminder, actions to promote cycling started in Ashgabat on May 10, 2021.

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