On December 12 the people of Independent Neutral Turkmenistan together with world community for the first time celebrated the International day of a neutrality. In the capital and in all regions of the country celebrations on the occasion of this significant event were held. On the developed good tradition this day the flower-laying ceremony to a Monument of Neutrality with participation of the President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov was held.
- In 2017 on our initiative the United Nations General Assembly adopted the resolution according to which December 12 was announced the International Day of Neutrality, - it is said in the congratulatory message of the head of the state to compatriots on the occasion of the holiday.
- Building modern air harbors, automobile and steel highways, transit and transport corridors, we increase centuries-old traditions of peacefulness and friendship of our people, - it is told in the message of the head of the state.
- The Neutrality is a way to peace and safety, to sustainable development and a friendly cooperation, - the President emphasizes.
- Our independent state, taking the constructive initiative in the fields of policy, economy, culture, science and education, transport and communications, energy, takes active part in implementation of large projects and programs, - it is said in Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov's message.