At Friday's summit of the CIS countries, Serdar Berdymukhamedov came up with the initiative to create a coordinating committee for the regular "Games of Friendship.
In accordance with the proposal of the leader of Turkmenistan, such games will be held under the auspices of the CIS Council on Physical Culture and Sports. The events should be open for participants from all over the world. Serdar Berdimuhamedov noted that the format of the games may be different - the games can be seasonal, youth and adult, in certain sports.
The president of Turkmenistan presented the draft charter of the committee at the summit and expressed readiness to host the first Friendship Games. He stressed that the country has experience in hosting large-scale sporting events and all the necessary infrastructure.