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During the regular meeting of the Turkmen parliament deputies of the supreme legislative body of the republic adopted a package of laws. One of the most important of them was the law "On Subsoil", which regulates the legal and other matters arising in the course of geological study, use and protection of the Earth's interior, as well as mining.


Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov called Russia and China the main strategic partners of his country. This statement was made by the head of the state during his speech before the representatives of the national diplomatic corps. According to him, Turkmenistan and China are thrown together by strategic cooperation and close friendship.


On Friday, December 5 a passenger ferry of RO-PAX class, intended for maritime transport of passengers, cars and other vehicles, which was built in Croatia, arrived at the port of a coastal town Turkmenbashi in Turkmenistan. This is stated in the report of the Government of the Republic, where it is also noted that the vessel was built in the Croatian town of Pula, in a local shipyard ULJANIK. An ordering customer of the new ferry, called "Berkarar" is a public service of river and sea transport of Turkmenistan.



On Sunday, November 30 the national holiday – the Harvest Day was celebrated in Turkmenistan, after which public events were held throughout the country. For example, in the capital Ashgabat a center of celebration was an equestrian center, where, in particular, the best machine operators, tenants, breeders, scientists, agronomists, and other specialists of the agrarian sector, who made worthy contributions to the development of agriculture of the republic, were honored. According to tradition, the harvest festival marks the end of the current crop year.



On Wednesday, November 26, Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov visited the Centre of national satellite system control built on the territory of Akhal region. This was reported in the press service of the head of the state, which noted that during the visit the President watched a special demonstrating the steps of creating a satellite, as well as the principles of the Centre’s operation.


At the 32th meeting of the Permanent Council TURKSOI held in the Russian city of Kazan on Friday, November 21, the official ceremony of transfer of the of the cultural capital of the Turkic world to Mary – the capital of Mary region of Turkmenistan. This year that status belonged to Kazan.


Turkmenistan expressed its interest in ordering ships for its oil and merchant fleet in Azerbaijan at the shipyard. This statement was made by the president of the state oil company SOCAR, Rovnag Abdullayev, on Friday, November 21, in an interview. "Within the framework of our delegation’s participation in the recently held in Ashgabat oil and gas exhibition I conducted a number of meetings with the leadership of Turkmenistan.


The Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev proposed Turkmenistan to develop new areas of cooperation, such as supply of agricultural products. It happened on Friday, November 21, during his meeting with the President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov. During the talks, Russian Prime Minister stressed that the current relations between the two countries could be described as "friendly, partner and close, they are pressing forward, and this will continue".



On Tuesday, November 18, 2014 an international thematic exhibition "Oil and Gas of Turkmenistan-2014" and the 19th International Conference "International cooperation in the framework of the oil and gas sector of Turkmenistan - priorities, achievements, potential" were opened in the exhibition center Sergi köşgi of Turkmen capital Ashgabat. As reported, the organizers of this event are the Ministry of Mineral Resources and Petroleum Industry and the Chamber of Commerce of the Republic.


Early in December of this year it is planned to introduce a new railway which will link three countries of Central Asia - Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Iran. This was announced to the press by Mohammad Karavi, a member of the Board of railways of the Islamic Republic of Iran. "Railways "Iran-Turkmenistan-Kazakhstan" is scheduled for commissioning on December 3 and the ceremony will be attended by the Presidents of the three countries involved in the project" - he said in an interview with reporters of the national media.