Turkmenbashi Commemoration Day22.12.2009 18:57
ASHKHABAT, 22 December - IP "TURKMENinform". Yesterday the commemoration ceremony was held at mosques of velayats and capital of Turkmenistan in honour of the first Turkmen President Saparmurat Niyazov. President Gurbanguly Berdimuhammedov, Mejlis and Cabinet of Ministers members, officials of velayats authorities, mullahs, the elders and local people paid their respects to Turkmenbashi and laid flowers on the grave at Niyazov's family mausoleum in Kipchak village, the birth place of the former Turkmen leader. A memorial sadaqa was given at the Turkmenbashi Rukhy Mosque constructed at Kipchak by the order of Turkmenbashi.