Ashgabat - Capital of the 2017 Asian Games starts in Turkmenistan.

It has been organized by the Turkmen Foreign Ministry, the State Committee for Tourism, the State Committee for Sport and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Turkmenistan.Companies from Russia, Great Britain, Germany, France, Netherlands, Italy, Austria, Spain and many other countries demonstrate their achievements and services at the exhibition. The stands of Turkmen and foreign companies occupy a number of pavilions. They present their greatest achievements in sports, as well as existing and under-construction facilities of the sports infrastructure of the Asian Games 2017.The largest space at the exhibition is occupied by the stand of the national tourist zone “Avaza” on the Caspian Sea coast. Construction of this world-class resort started in 2007, making a great contribution to development of the sports movement in Turkmenistan. For example, the 5th World Windsurfing Championship will be held on the Caspian coast on July 1-6, bringing together sportsmen from 40 countries.Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov sent a welcome address the exhibition participants.  It notes the great importance of physical education and sport in raising physically strong and spiritually rich people, as well as ensuring harmonious development of society.

Another aircraft of the U.S. Boeing Corporation has joined the air fleet of the State National Service “Turkmenhowayollary” (Turkmenistan Airlines).