In Ashgabat, in the conference hall of the hotel "Sport" was held a media forum dedicated To the international rally "Amul Hazar 2018". The event was attended by the organizers and participants of the forthcoming in September this year, the marathon, representatives of the largest foreign and domestic media.
The forum was attended by leading experts in the world of Motorsport, heads of international transport organizations, representatives of embassies and international organizations, as well as foreign journalists accredited in Turkmenistan, representatives of the media from 16 countries, as well as representatives of local media.
Foreign media were journalists from Russia, Saudi Arabia, Italy, Austria, Switzerland, Romania, China, India, Pakistan, Turkey, Belarus, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan. The solid composition of the media forum delegates testifies to the great interest in the international rally in the world information space.
Speaking to the audience, foreign organizers and heads of various ministries and departments of Turkmenistan responsible for the preparation of the rally, spoke in detail about the preparation for the upcoming international rally (Turkmen Desert Race) "Amul Hazar 2018". General Director of the rally-marathon "Africa Eco Race" Jean-Louis Schlesser shared his experience of such competitions and answered all the questions in detail.
During the plenary sessions, the participants of the media forum discussed the issues of information support of car races, the route of which will run along the great silk road, crossing the Karakum desert and covering many settlements. Also, the participants of the forum were shown a video telling about the success of the Turkmen sport and the policy of the head of state in this area.
Turkmenistan is increasing its international prestige as a country that has a successful experience in major international sports events, including in motor sports. And the accumulated experience will enrich such a significant project implemented at the state level as the "Amul-Hazar 2018" rally.
Participants of the forum, within the framework of the cultural program, visited the Olympic town of Ashgabat, and then the international equestrian complex, where they were shown the agility, beauty and swiftness of Ahal-Teke horses. Also for the delegates were organized excursions to the sports car center of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Turkmenistan, the state Museum of the state cultural center of Turkmenistan and the historical and cultural reserve "Nusay".