Turkmenistan is celebrating Day of National Flag on February 19. President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov congratulated citizens of Turkmenistan on this significant date. The congratulatory message of the head of state to the Turkmen people was published today in the central print media of the country.
"The national flag of Turkmenistan is a symbol of undying glory of many generations of our compatriots who made and keep making a worthy contribution to strengthening the power of the Fatherland, its international reputation, who preserve and promote the country's wealth by conscientious work, the message says. The national flag of Turkmenistan has embodied a century-old dream of the Turkmen people about free, independent Fatherland. The flag is the embodiment of the inviolable principles of national sovereignty and spirituality of the nation, special mentality of our people, their peacefulness, humanism and benevolence."
"Large-scale celebrations and cultural events conducted throughout the country every year to mark this important date have become a wonderful tradition that symbolizes the spiritual unity, cohesion and high spirituality of the nation," the president said.