The media forum "The role of sports for sustainable development" held in Ashgabat

On February 19, 2019, a media forum named “The role of sports for sustainable development” was held in the Olympic town of Ashgabat in the premises of “Sport” Hotel.

Representatives of the Ministry of Sports and Youth Policy of Turkmenistan, National Institute of Sports and Tourism, National Olympic Committee, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, foreign journalists accredited in Turkmenistan, the press attachés of diplomatic missions and international organizations working in our country, as well as representatives of local media have participated at this media forum.

During the forum, participants made presentations on the work being carried out to prepare the national team to participate in the XXXII Summer Olympic Games in 2020 and to implement the UN Sustainable Development Goals in the field of sports.

 Noting the successful experience of holding the V Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in 2017, the World Weightlifting Championship in 2018, International Rally “Amul-Hazar 2018”, speakers confidently emphasized the readiness of Turkmenistan to hold international sports events of this level.