THE GRAND OPENING OF THE FESTIVAL OF FRIENDSHIP OF THE TURKMEN AND UZBEK PEOPLES TOOK PLACE IN TURKMENISTAN
On November 16, 2022, the grand opening of the Festival of Friendship between the Turkmen and Uzbek peoples took place in the city of Dashoguz, designed to open a new page in the history of relations between neighboring countries.
The representative Uzbek delegation, which arrived in Dashoguz for the festival of friendship, was headed by the Minister of Culture of the Republic of Uzbekistan Ozodbek Nazarbekov.
In the morning, the participants and guests of the festival gathered on the festively decorated square in front of the magnificent building "Türkmeniň ak öýi" - the venue for the solemn opening ceremony of the festival. By tradition, the hosts present bread and salt to Uzbek friends and treat them with generous gifts of the Turkmen land.
The opening ceremony of the festival was attended by leaders and representatives of the cultural sphere of both states, the secretariat of the National Commission of Turkmenistan for UNESCO, public organizations and the administration of the Dashoguz velayat, honorary elders, journalists, numerous guests, and youth.