Today during the second day of work the meeting of the Council of Elders of Turkmenistan the head of Majlis Akdzha Nurberdyeva reported that yesterday at the regular meeting of parliament of the country the decision on award to the President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov of the highest state award – assignment to it ranks of the Hero of Turkmenistan was made.
Besides, the vice-chairman of Cabinet council S.Toylyev gave to the head of the state a memento on behalf of athletes of the country.
Having warmly thanked everyone for the done great honor, the President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov in the new building of "Ak öýi" built in the valley Nowruz wished to honourable elders, youth, to cabinet ministers and the State Council of safety, to deputies of National parliament, members of the media, public organizations, diplomatic corps of good health and progress and also the best regards of happiness and wellbeing.
The President expressed all warm gratitude for assignment of the highest degree of difference of Turkmenistan – the high rank of the Hero of Turkmenistan with delivery of the medal "Altyn Aý" in days of solemn celebration of the 26 anniversary of independence of the country.
The head of the state also stated the words of gratitude to athletes for the given memento.
As it was reported, yesterday at the opened meeting of the Council of Elders of Turkmenistan its participants proposed on behalf of elders of the country for outstanding merits and enormous activities for further enhancement of the authority of the independent neutral Homeland on the international scene again to appropriate to Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov the highest state award – the rank of the Hero of Turkmenistan.
For the first time this highest state award was appropriated to Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov in October, 2011.