At the initiative of the President of Turkmenistan this large-scale action is devoted to 30-day counting before start of the V Asian Indoor and Martial Arts games.
Due to the upcoming event the hyakimlik of the city of Ashgabat notifies that on Thursday, August 17, from 7 a.m to 7 p.m on capital routes traffic will be limited. Private vehicles need to be parked on the opened and covered capital car parks, and on city streets only public motor transport will ply.
The special importance to the forthcoming events is given by the fact that for the same day the Decree of the head of state postponed celebrations in honor of Day of the Turkmen melon.
Also on August 17 the ceremonial opening of new buildings of social appointment, objects of the oil and gas complex, the Center of public organizations will be held. This day the exhibition of the Turkmen melon and the international exhibition of dishes of member countries of the Games "Ashgabat-2017" and also a gala concert will be held.
It should be noted that it will be already the second action devoted to the Games "Ashgabat-2017" which are coming in September. It is known that on July 29 in the capital and in all regions of Turkmenistan the mass bicycle race devoted to 50-days counting before the start of the V Asian Indoor and Martial Arts games was held. The President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, members of the government, representatives of labor collectives of the ministries and departments, organizations and organizations, students of higher education institutions, and the honourable elders, who expressed desire to participate in a national action, took part in it. That day over 7 thousand 700 people took part only in Ashgabat in the sports action.