On September 27, 2021, Turkmen people solemnly mark one of the main holidays of the country – 30th anniversary of Turkmenistan’s Independence.

The day began with the solemn ceremony of flower laying to the Monument of Independence where President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov took part. The ceremony was also attended by the President of the Republic of Tatarstan of the Russian Federation Rustam Minnikhanov, Governor of Saint-Petersburg city A.D.Beglov, the heads of the diplomatic missions accredited in the country, military attachés, heads of foreign companies, as well as foreign journalists.

In addition, members of the Government, leaders of the Mejlis of the Milli Genesh (National Council), of Halk Maslahaty (People’s Council) of the Milli Gengesh (National Council) of Turkmenistan, Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Minister of Turkmenistan, heads of military and law enforcement agencies, ministries and departments of the country, Khyakims of velayats and Ashgabat city, representatives of public organizations, honorary elders, residents and guess of the capital participated to the ceremony.

Then, the participants of the flower laying ceremony went to the Complex of the State Tribune of Turkmenistan built in the south of the capital, where the celebration began with a parade in honor of the significant date.

The military parade demonstrated high professionalism and training of Turkmen soldiers, which started with a solemn march. The military and law enforcement agencies demonstrated the bearing of the personnel, samples of equipment and weapons.

Further, the participants watched modern military equipment, the performance of the Separate battalion of the Guard of Honor of the Ministry of Defense of Turkmenistan, as well as the Model Orchestra of the Armed Forces of Turkmenistan.

By tradition, members of the Government presented the President of Turkmenistan with an Akhalteke horse in honor of this important date.

Then, the participants watched a musical theatrical composition followed by a parade of decorated vehicles demonstrating the achievements of the country’s ministries and departments with performances by masters of art.

Demonstration performances of the group of national equestrian games «Galkynysh» of Akhalteke Horse Breeding Complex of the President of Turkmenistan became the decoration of the festive parade.

The festive parade in the Complex of the State Tribune of Turkmenistan completes by bright music composition dedicated to our Great Country and to the sacred Independence.