On 6 June 2022, the Consulate General of Turkmenistan in the Russian Federation (Kazan) hosted a meeting with Turkmen students who are actively involved in sports, including those who regularly participate in major sports events in the professional league in Russia.
During the meeting, the proposal to create a student sports group under the Consulate, which includes Turkmen students studying in Tatarstan universities, was supported.
Members of the group are the captains of volleyball teams, by the way, winners of various university competitions, as well as student winners of Russian and international tournaments in various types of martial arts. The group has agreed to meet regularly at the Consulate General to resolve existing issues and coordinate actions.
During the conversation, an overview of Turkmenistan’s sports diplomacy was presented, including initiatives to involve young people in sports and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
In this regard, the Consulate General expressed its readiness to provide assistance to Turkmen students who wish to participate in sports competitions in football, volleyball, various types of martial arts, etc. Also, Turkmen diplomats asked to involve first-year students arriving Kazan to study in the sports life.
At the end of the meeting, Turkmen athletes were awarded letters of thanks from the consular office for their active participation in sports life.///nCa, 7 June 2022