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Turkmenistan celebrates Akhalteke Horse Day

Yesterday, festive events dedicated to the Turkmen Horse Day were held in the administration center of Lebap velayat with participation of members of the government, the leadership of the Mejlis, representatives of ministries, agencies and the media.

In the Lebap library, invited visitors were presented with books by the head of state, the main characters of which are Akhalteke horses. One of them, titled "Horse - the symbol of loyalty and happiness," was published in foreign languages - German, Arabic and Turkish. The presentation was attended by diplomats ambassadors from these countries: N. Hefer-Wissing (Germany), T. Oral (Turkey), a representative of the UAE Embassy A. Al Hashimi. They noted that thanks to this publication, their nations will be able to learn about the history of Akhal-Teke breeding and thus, the Akhal-Teke breed will gain more popularity in the world.

The library also hosted an exhibition of this year's archaeological finds from the Akhal and Lebap velayats.

After the presentation, the guests went to the Lebap velayat equestrian complex, where the opening of the races and the festive races of professional riders took place.

Source: turkmenistan.gov.tm

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