Turkmenistan is celebrating the 28th anniversary of Independence Day.
Turkmenistan hosts various events to commemorate the Independence Day. One of such events was the traditional military parade held at the center of Ashgabat. Colorful street processions accompanied a military parade, and included representatives from all five regions of Turkmenistan.
Government official, heads of diplomatic missions accredited in Turkmenistan were among the spectators of the Independence Day parade.
“28 years ago Turkmenistan has chosen the way of democratic, legal and secular development. Our home and foreign policy, which is aimed at achievement of peace, creation and progress, our major initiatives for the sake of the country and entire humankind, successful projects of international significance, fundamental changes are subject to high goal – comprehensive harmonic development of independent state and steadfast improvement of wellbeing of people,” President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov said in a congratulation message to the citizens of Turkmenistan.
Events to commemorate the 28th anniversary of Independence Day has been ongoing for several days now. Festivities will continue till the end of this week with various concerts.