The President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov wished to members of national team of Turkmenistan to show all the skill and to win the largest number of medals of the purest tint at the V Asian Indoor and Martial Arts games. This wish sounded in the parting speech of the head of the state to athletes of the national team which the President handled during the ceremony in the Olympic town on the occasion of 10 days before start of the Games "Ashgabat-2017".
- I am sure, you will be able to reach it and even higher to lift the authority of Fatherland in the world, - the leader of the country told.
- We decided to light a torch of Games on the largest gas field Gylkynysh which energy resources in the near future will bring heat and a welfare not only to our people, but also the people of other countries, - the head of state told during the performance which was broadcasted on the teleconference connected the capital and Mary Region where the Galkynysh field is located.
Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov expressed confidence that the Turkmen athletes on upcoming games would show samples of patriotism, high level skill-fullness and make a worthy contribution to enhancement of sports honor of Neutral Turkmenistan.
Speaking at the festive ceremony, the President also noted that the state invested huge amounts of money in development of system of physical culture and sport, builds large sports and horse-racing complexes, stadiums and other sports constructions.
As the President emphasized for holding the V Asian Indoor and Martial Arts games at the high organizational level, in Ashgabat the unique Olympic town worth over 5 billion US dollars was built.
In the country the system of sport was modernized, the sports grass-roots movement developed, world class masters of sports were brought up, the head of state noted.
Having noted that sport has the inexhaustible force inspiring the person on achievement of high boundaries, the President said that the state would pay much attention to questions of development of sport, harmonious development of spiritual and physical capacities of youth, successful performances of our athletes at the international competitions, to accumulating of necessary sports experience by them from now on.