The Embassy of Turkmenistan in Belgium on Friday organized a friendly bike ride in honor of World Bike Day. The participants competed on bicycles in the city park of Bois de la Cambre, the Turkmen embassy in Belgium informed in its press release.
Representatives of the international magazine "Diplomatic World", diplomatic missions, and citizens of Turkmenistan attended the event.
Representatives of the embassies of Uzbekistan, Russia, Azerbaijan, and Kazakhstan were among the five best participants.
The Turkmen Embassy in France also organized a mass bicycle race dedicated to World Cycling Day on June 3. The rally started in the Champ de Mars Park near the Eiffel Tower, passed through the most picturesque places in Paris, including the Quai Branly Museum, Alexandre III Bridge, UNESCO Headquarters, and the Grand Palais Éphémère exhibition hall.
At the end, participants expressed gratitude to the President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov for his support of initiatives in physical health and sports. Participants also stressed that this action, initiated by the Embassy of Turkmenistan, is a clear demonstration of the commitment of Turkmenistan to a healthy lifestyle and environmental protection.