Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, May 18
By Huseyn Hasanov- Trend:
Constitution Day in Turkmenistan is widely and solemnly celebrated May 18.
A national holiday - Day of Revival, Unity and Poetry of Magtymguly Fraghi (Pyragy) [a Turkmen spiritual leader and philosophical poet] is also celebrated in Turkmenistan on May 18.
A ceremony of laying flowers at the Monument to the Constitution and a concert will be held in the Turkmen capital. Festive performances, poetry evenings will be organized on a square in front of a monument to Magtymguly Fraghi and in a park in the center of the Turkmen capital. In the regions of the country, main events will be held at the central squares of regional centers.
The current version of the Constitution of Turkmenistan was adopted September 26, 2008. At this stage, Turkmenistan prepares for a constitutional reform. Majlis (Parliament) of Turkmenistan holds a public discussion of the draft of the new Constitution.
In February 2016, Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov drew attention to the fact that in international relations, Turkmenistan conducts a policy of positive neutrality, which was twice recognized by the resolutions of the UN General Assembly.