As the Ashgabat correspondent of Turkmenistan.ru reports referring to the official information agency (TDH), this order goes to the most worthy and well-known men of the contemporary time who made a significant contribution to the humanistic movement in the world.
The Turkmen President was awarded the "Public Acknowledgment" order for productive selfless activity in the field of peace, progress and public prosperity. The order was brought from St Petersburg by a delegation that arrived in Ashgabat to participate in the festivities on the 15th anniversary of independence of Turkmenistan.
Saparmurat Nyazov became a holder of an exclusive copy of the order that is an octahedral star with a silver medallion with the engraved profile of the Turkmen President in its center. The famous ancient aphorism "Those who could comprehend the nature of thins are happy" is inscribed along the circle of the medallion. Gold and silver as well as precious stones were used to produce the high award, the official agency (TDH) reports.