20.08.10 09:53

President instructs "Turkmenfilm" association to produce films about construction sites

Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov made a number of recommendations for further development of national cinematography at a meeting on 19 August on the issue of culture and media. "The Association "Turkmenfilm" named after Oguzhan should establish cooperation with major film companies of the world and produce new films about our history and the modern day, about great things happening in our country, and grand projects such as Turkmen Lake "Altyn Asyr" being built in the Karakum desert, as well as other great constructions of the new era of Renaissance," the president said.

As Minister of Culture and Broadcasting of Turkmenistan Gulmyrad Myradov reported at the meeting, "Turkmenfilm" has by now produced a couple of large-format feature films, as well as a number of newsreels, documentary and artistic-journalistic films. Various cultural events, soirees and meetings are regularly held and best Turkmen films of different years are demonstrated at the two refurbished cinemas downtown Ashgabat, Turkmen State News Service (TDH) said.

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