Ashgabat hosts Independence Day parade

Ashgabat hosts Independence Day parade

Turkmenistan today marks the 28th anniversary of independence. The festive morning began in Ashgabat with a ceremony of laying flowers at the Independence Monument.

And then a military parade was held on the main square of the capital, which was received by President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.

Representatives of the Armed Forces of Turkmenistan entered the square in a single column. In recent years, the military and theoretical training of the country’s military personnel has improved even more; a new generation of military personnel has appeared who are ready to defend our homeland. They demonstrate excellent command of the latest military equipment and modern weapons.

Spectators of the parade were also able to see modern military equipment, available within the National Army. Among them are a Combat Guart military vehicle, motor vehicles for the timely execution of combat missions by special units, military vehicles MRZR-D2, MRZR-D4, DAGOR, AJBAN, combat vehicle KARAKAL, Armored vehicles “Landrover”, as well as “NIMR” and others.

The parade was replaced by a festive procession of labor collectives representing various industries. The solemn procession demonstrated the economic potential of Turkmenistan, achievements in the oil and gas, chemical, textile, transport and communications, agricultural and other fields.