Presentations of the Book of President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov «Swift Step of Race Horse»
Presentations of the book of President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov “Swift step of race Horse” were held in the building of the capital municipality, the Mukams Palace of the State Cultural Centre, the Center of social organizations and the Turkmen Agricultural University.
Members of the Government, heads of ministries and departments, higher educational establishments and Institutes of the Academy of Sciences, the public organizations, members of the National Parliament, mass media, culture and arts masters, elders and youth took part in the solemnities.
The new book was a wonderful gift to the people of Turkmenistan on the occasion of widely celebrated in our country the Turkmen Horse Day. The first owners of this valuable publication became the participants of festive events held today in Ashgabat Equestrian Sports Complex.
As it is known, from the pen of the head of state has already published several books – dedications to the elite of world horse breeding, including “Ahalteke - our pride and glory.” This book has been translated into many languages and enjoys great popularity among breeders, as well as numerous connoisseurs of famous and unique breed of horses in Turkmenistan and many foreign countries.
The idea of new edition is to show Akhalteke racer in the context of history and spiritual traditions of the Turkmen people, which is particularly important in the year of honoring the heritage, transformation of the Fatherland, which rapid development is comparable with a flying step of Akhalteke horse.
In new work of the head of state, it was summed up researches of many years, thoughts, historical and literary information. It reflects the author's deep knowledge of national traditions of horse breeding, as well as a huge reservoir of folk wisdom, which found expression in proverbs, sayings and aphorisms on this topic.
The ring composition of the book allows the author to tie together the history and modernity, opening for reader his thoughts about the past, present and future of native people. So, starting the story, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov turns to the nation: “The belief in peaceful everyday life of our homeland, prosperous life of our citizens take up the whole essence of my principles of life understanding. The original cause of conversation with you about the world, movement, speed, distance is my thoughts about Akhalteke horses.”
New book is a wonderful journey to the world of wise attitude of the Turkmen people to the glorious Akhalteke horses. Attention is drawn to figurative language, reflecting the entire depth of love and reverent feelings experienced by the author for “heavenly horses” - faithful companions of the Turkmen during centuries. This soulful, lyrical mood is emphasized by magnificent photo illustrations, depicting the extraordinary beauty of wonderful horses.
As it was noted during the presentation, the new edition is of paramount importance in promotion of the national cultural heritage, which an integral part is the tradition of horse breeding.
The book “Swift step of race Horse”, which was published in Turkmen, Russian and English languages, differs by large information capacity of content, depth and accessibility of the material. Made on a high polygraphic level and published by the Press Center of the Turkmen State Publishing Service, this book was designed for a wide readership.
State News Agency of Turkmenistan