The book “Ahalteke - Our Pride and Glory" by President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov was published in Europe. The book describes the famous breed of horses - Akhal-Teke - in French.
According to a report in the print publication “Za Rubezhom”, this colorful edition targeting a wide range of European readers was printed by BCSM International.
The preface to the French edition of the book was written collectively by the Minister of Transport and Infrastructure of France Thierry Mariana; President of French Talleyrand Foundation Charles de d'Anzhu and President of the Eurasian Media Group Vartan Toganyan.
“The French edition of this book was a response to the growing interest of the Western community in Turkmenistan, where we have recently seen a trend towards liberalization of public life and greater openness to the outside world,” the report said.
It should be recalled that the book “Ahalteke - Our Pride and Glory" by President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov was first published in 2008 in Turkmen, Russian and English languages in separate volumes. The book tells the history of horse breeding in Turkmenistan, the native land of Akhal-Teke horse. In 2010, the book won the International Contest of the CIS member states called “Art of Book” in “My Country” nomination.
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