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Missions of Turkmenistan abroad organized bicycle races in honor of the World Bicycle Day

Massive bike actions, dedicated to the World Bicycle Day and 30th anniversary of Turkmenistan’s Independence are being held by the Embassies and Consulates of Turkmenistan abroad.

This international date established on our country’s initiative by the UN General Assembly, is widely celebrated by Turkmenistan and its diplomatic representations abroad.

So, in honor of the World Bicycle Day, the Embassy of Turkmenistan in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland organized in Hyde Park of London a bike ride, in which the officers of the Embassy, Turkmen students studying in England, as well as local residents took part.

The Embassy of Turkmenistan in the Turkish Republic held a massive bicycle race. This sports event which was organized on the bank of Eymir Lake in Ankara was attended by the staff of the Embassy, Turkmen students and sportsmen.

In addition, the Consulate General of Turkmenistan in Istanbul organized a bicycle race in participation of the diplomats, Turkmen students and cycling enthusiasts.

Besides, the bicycle action in honor of the World Bicycle Day was arranged by Turkmen students studying in “Ahy Erwan” University in the Turkish city of Kyrshehir.

The Embassy of Turkmenistan in the Republic of Uzbekistan held a bike race in Tashkent, in which the officers of the diplomatic mission, Turkmen students and numerous representatives of Turkmen Diaspora took part.  

Also, in Peace Garden Museum in Beijing the Embassy of Turkmenistan to the PRC in collaboration with the Chinese World Peace Fund and Beijing International Culture Fund held a solemn event on the theme “Celebrating World Bicycle Day in the International Year of Peace and Trust – Health and Connectivity”.  

The Embassy of Turkmenistan to the Islamic Republic of Iran together with the Municipality of the Karaj city of the Alborz province also organized a massive bike ride and competitions in other sports in the Family park (Khanevadeh Park) of Karaj city.

Cycle racing gains higher popularity in the world. And now a new holiday unites the countries and people. This is yet another input of our country in global development, wellness movement and attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals.

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