Deputy Prime Minister of Turkmenistan Nurmukhammet Amannepesov highlighted the achievements of Turkmen athletes at a Cabinet of Ministers meeting, pointing to the impressive number of medals they won at international competitions this year - 341. He stressed that such achievements were an indicator of active development of sport in the country. Turkmen athletes won medals of different denominations at world and continental championships.
Deputy Prime Minister noted the logical continuation of the state policy in the development of sport and physical culture in Turkmenistan, referring to the formation of a new state body - the Committee for Physical Culture and Sport on the basis of the abolished Ministry.
Turkmen President Serdar Berdymukhamedov listened to the report by Nurmukhammet Amannepesov and instructed him to pay special attention to the material and technical equipment of the country's sports facilities to ensure comfortable training conditions for athletes.