On April 15, 2016, Ambassador Myrat Mammetalyyev of the Republic of Turkmenistan in Seoul hosted a friendly table tennis tournament with a number of other ambassadors accredited to Korea in the premises of the Embassy of Turkmenistan.
Taking part in the tennis meeting, among other guests, were (in alphabetical order) Ambassadors Ramzi Teymurov of Azerbaijan, Natallia Jhylevich of Belarus, Petar Andonov of Bulgaria, Tito Saul Pinilla Pinilla of Colombia, Nikoloz Apkhazava of Georgia, Askar Beshimov of Kyrgyzstan, Kiromov Salohiddin of Tajikistan (CDA), Vasyl Marmazov of Ukraine, Botirjon Asadov of Uzbekistan
During the event all distinguished guests had an opportunity to try Turkmen national food prepared by the chefs of the Turkmenistan Embassy, which was prepared at the yard of the Embassy.
As a result of the exciting tournament, Ambassador Beshimov of the Kyrgyz Republic won the first place, and was awarded with a memorable Winner Plaque.
This significant event was organized in the framework of the widely celebrated 25th anniversary of Independence of Turkmenistan.
Also, the month of April is annually announced as a Month of Health and Happiness in Turkmenistan and, in this regard, similar events devoted to this remarkable date are organized by Turkmenistan Embassies in other countries.
Other than this occasion, the Embassy of Turkmenistan has planned a series of other events in Korea, dedicated to the celebration of the 25th Anniversary of Independence of the country.