The President of Turkmenistan issued the Decree on establishing the Ashgabat City Day. According to the document adopted with the aim to increase the role of Ashgabat as a political, social-economic, scientific and educational, and cultural centre, to enhance the international authority of the Turkmen capital – the large regional peacemaking, business and cultural centre, the Ashgabat City Day will be celebrated annually on May 25.

The Ashgabat Khyakimlik, ministries, departments and public organizations were instructed to ensure the celebrations of the City Day at the high organizational level.