Leaders and members of public organizations of Turkmenistan, representatives of ministries and departments, media, youth and the working public of Ashgabat made the 8-kilometer walk along the Path of Health on the eve of the upcoming Independence Day of Turkmenistan. According to "Neutral Turkmenistan" newspaper, the mountain walk was followed by the concert and sports competitions among students.
The Health Path is a 36-kilometer long concrete walk path built in 2000 at the initiative of the first President of Turkmenistan Saparmurat Niyazov in the foothills of Kopet Dagh to the south of Ashgabat. It is very popular among residents and guests of Ashgabat. The highest places of the Health Path offer a panoramic view of Ashgabat and its suburbs.