Today President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov took part in the opening ceremony of the fashionable Arkadag hotel, erected in the south of the white marble capital of Turkmenistan, which is becoming more beautiful day by day.
The architectural premieres dedicated to the glorious anniversary celebrated this year - the 30th anniversary of the independence of the Motherland, brought a special atmosphere of the upcoming big holiday to the public life of the country.
The car of the head of Turkmenistan stops at the site in front of the Arkadag hotel, which harmoniously blended into the surrounding landscape.
On the occasion of the significant event, the Deputy Chairmen of the Cabinet of Ministers, heads of the Khalk Maslakhaty and the Mejlis of Milli Gengesh, ministries and sectoral departments, military and law enforcement agencies, and the khyakim of Ashgabat gathered here. Among the guests of the ceremony are the heads of diplomatic missions and representative offices of international organizations, mass media, cultural figures, masters of arts accredited in our country.
All with great enthusiasm greet President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov - the initiator and inspirer of grandiose changes, progressive reforms that contribute to bringing Turkmenistan to new heights of development.
On the square in front of the hotel complex, a colorful musical performance is unfolding, in which famous creative groups of the country, popular artists take part, demonstrating their bright performing skills.
The culminate is coming: the head of state, to the thunderous applause of the audience, cuts the symbolic ribbon - the Arkadag hotel is open! At this moment, multi-colored balloons lightly soar into the sky.
The large-scale urban planning program being implemented in Ashgabat contributes to the formation of a unique architectural appearance of the capital with majestic structures and ensembles of buildings. And new buildings continue to grow, eloquently testifying to the growing economic power of the Turkmen state, which is reflected in the scale of construction deployed in all regions.
Having become another visiting card of the capital in a series of its attractions, the magnificent hotel complex is designed to emphasize the international status of Ashgabat as a major center of political, diplomatic, economic and business activity.
The Arkadag Hotel, built by the French company Bouygues Batiment International by the order of the capital's khyakimlik, impresses with its original design and modern architectural solutions. The hotel complex is spread out in the shape of a semicircle on an area of more than 220 thousand square meters.
The height of the 14-storey hotel is 76.5 meters. It includes a central building with a length of 290 meters, which is adjacent to two wings, each of which is 134 meters long.
The head of Bouygues Batiment International, a long-standing partner of our country, with the participation of which a number of social and production facilities have been built, told the leader of the nation about the innovative methods used in the construction of the hotel and the architectural features of the complex.
One of the main "highlights" of the project is the man-made "river" flowing through its territory, along which there is a park area for recreation and walks.
Landscaping and landscaping of the territory adjacent to the hotel allowed to form a pleasant microclimate here, which will have a beneficial effect on the flora and will contribute to the most comfortable rest of the guests.
Practical measures that contribute to ensuring environmental well-being are being taken not only in the capital, but throughout the country, which is dictated by concern for the health of people.
The building of the kitchen, built in the form of a traditional yurt "ak öý", also attracts special attention.
Having passed inside the fashionable hotel, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov got acquainted with the arrangement of the rooms, the conditions created here for the guests to stay.
The hotel complex provides everything necessary to provide a warm welcome to foreign guests in accordance with national traditions and international standards of hotel service. It should be noted that elements of national decor were used in the interior design of the premises: wonderful works of art related to different periods of history.
All conditions have been created for the reception of high-ranking guests, their comfortable rest, and various events. Along with residential rooms, the hotel provides conference rooms, restaurants, shops, as well as swimming pools and sports grounds.
Today, the friendly paths of peace lead to independent Turkmenistan - the heart of the Great Silk Road. Our neutral Motherland is steadily developing fruitful relations at the regional and international level in the name of universal peace, prosperity and progress.
New complexes, put into operation in the year of the celebration of the 30th anniversary of the country's sacred independence, are a worthy gift for a glorious celebration. These properties will further enhance the beauty of our magnificent capital, which is developing at an intensive pace.
In this regard, it should be noted that the Arkadag hotel, like other hotel complexes in Ashgabat, will provide its guests with a high level of service. Its rooms are furnished with comfortable furniture, their design is distinguished by good taste and harmony of colors, which creates a cozy and at the same time respectable atmosphere. Regardless of the class, all rooms meet international standards of hotel service and differ from each other only in the number of functional rooms and the size of the total usable area.
When creating a modern infrastructure of the tourism industry and hotel business in Turkmenistan, the original national traditions of architecture are applied, which find their worthy continuation in the new historical era.
Along with the standard rooms, the hotel also has suites, which differ in size and style of decoration: in addition to classical techniques, modern ones have been harmoniously used, which increases the comfort of the rooms and their aesthetic appeal.
The rooms have beautiful carpets, on the walls there are works of domestic artists with images of Turkmen nature, which gives the hotel a bright national flavor.
On the 13th floor there is a panoramic restaurant "Mekan", where all conditions for relaxation and celebrations are created. In this classic-style restaurant, visitors have the opportunity to enjoy beautiful views of the Turkmen capital and the foothills of the Kopetdag.
In addition, there are several restaurants and teahouses in the hotel complex. It offers an internet cafe, a SPA area with a swimming pool, saunas, beauty parlors, playrooms for the entertainment of children, and sports grounds in the open area of the hotel.
There are also several conference halls, comfortable meeting rooms, which are provided with the necessary technical support for holding events of various formats.
Today our capital has strengthened its position as one of the most beautiful and comfortable cities in the world, a recognized center of regional and international cooperation. All this leads to the attraction of advanced experience and innovation to the country's hotel business, which contributes to the creation of favorable conditions for the stay of foreign guests and tourists, as well as for holding major events.
Then the President of Turkmenistan went down to the first floor of the hotel, where he left a memorable entry in the Book of Honorary Guests.
... The head of state and all the participants in the ceremony go out to the square in front of the hotel, where the concert of the masters of the arts took place.
In their performances, popular singers and musicians glorified their beloved Motherland and its national leader, sang the high creative spirit of the new historical era, its grandiose transformations and successes achieved under the leadership of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov on the path of progressive development, the inviolable unity and cohesion of the Turkmen people. Song and dance compositions were accompanied by original visual special effects created with the help of special modern equipment and digital technologies, which became an unforgettable moment of this festive event.
The songs "Türkmeni arşa göteren Arkadag, uzak ýaşa", "Köşgi-eýwan gutly bolsun, Arkadag!" and Arkadag.
The grandiose fireworks, traditionally organized in honor of significant events in the history of our country, bloomed the evening sky above the new hotel with bright flashes of fantastic constellations, becoming a wonderful dedication to today's celebrations.
Then President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, having warmly said goodbye to the audience, left the scene.