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Turkmen leader inspects projects of profile facilities of the «Türkmen alabaý itleri» Association

26 August, 2020

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has had a working trip around the capital and its outskirts. Measures for development of national kennel system, which century-old traditions are integral part of national heritage, were subject of close attention of the Head of the State.

In the morning, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has come to one of the picturesque places of the capital where Turkmen leader was met by some Deputy Chairmen of the Cabinet of Ministers, heads of relative ministries and departments.

Upon arrival, the Head of Turkmenistan has inspected the measures for development of infrastructure of national horse breeding. Deputy chairman of «Türkmen alabaý itleri» Association A. Yazmyradov has presented number of developed profile projects.

General plan and project of breeding centres of Turkmen alabay, which are to be built in Ashgabat as well as in Balkan, Dashoguz, Lebap and Mary regions, have been presented to the President for review.

In addition, general plan of Quarantine centre, which is planned to be built in Ahal Region, was presented to the attention of the Head of the State.

This year, «Türkmen alabaý itleri» Association has been established by the initiative of President Gurbanguly Beerdimuhamedov, its Chapter and logotype have been approved, the chairman has been elected and control and revision commission of the Association has been formed up.

Foundation of this profile structure is to support the succession of the best traditions of national kennel school, breeding and registration of alabays on systematic base using methods of national selection and modern achievements of the world science.

It is worth to remind that opening ceremonies of vet clinic and domestic animal complex – fundamentally new facilities, which meet modern requirements and are provided with specialized equipment and built by initiative of the President of Turkmenistan, have been held last May.

The Head of the State has studied in details with presented projects of breeding centres, which activity is to breed thorough-bred alabays, protect and develop this legendary breed and its best properties. Infrastructure of each centre includes checkpoint, administrative office, building for personnel, exhibition and training ground, tribune, veterinary building and other related facilities.

In addition, different options of sculpture of alabays, which according to architects are planned to be placed on the central arch and territory of the complex, have been demonstrated to President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.

General layout of the arena designated for various competitions among Turkmen alabays and projects of facilities of the arena have been demonstrated to the President. It includes a tribune, exhibition and training grounds, building for veterinary service and personnel and other auxiliary facilities.

Quarantine centre for 30 dogs, which territory will accommodate the complex of profile and auxiliary facilities, is planned to be built in Ahal Region.

Having noted that being loyal friends, assistants and companions of Turkmen people throughout the centuries, alabays have always demonstrated exemplary boldness and unlimited dedication, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov highlighted that owing to these merits, these dogs have occupied an honoured place in the history, culture and daily life of our people.

Addressing Minister of Industry and Construction Production, Chairman of «Türkmen alabaý itleri» Association S. Berdimuhamedov and Deputy Chairman of the Association A. Yazmyradov, the Head of the State gave instruction related to successful solution of objectives for protection and passing of rich practice and century-old traditions of breeding of alabays, which are national heritage of Turkmen nations, to future generation.

Studying the projects, the Head of the State has made number remarks and proposals. The President noted that breeding and quarantine centres, arena for competitions among Turkmen alabays have to meet their purpose and high quality characteristics.

The same is related to construction, development and provision of these facilities, creation of all necessary conditions for breeding and training of thoroughbred alabays, protection and improvement of the best traditions of national kennel school, formation of valuable gene pool of the breed, conduct of relative scientific and selection works on systematic basis, the President highlighted.

Having looked around various sculptures of alabays, the Head of the State focused that they have to reflect character features of this dog.

Due to its exterior, behavior and character, the alabay are distinguished with physical power and kindness and obeying character at the same time. They are very popular not only in Turkmenistan but also abroad. The dog deservingly occupies leading position among watchdog breeds in many countries of the world, therefore, it is important not to lose any merit while breeding alabays.

Speaking of this, the President of Turkmenistan has given assignments on decoration of interior of the facilities, where bright national patterns have to be distinguishing feature.