Embassy of Turkmenistan to the United States of America and the Permanent Mission of Turkmenistan to the United Nations jointly organized mini football tournament on April 6, 2013 in Bronx, New York. The tournament was organized in order to celebrate Turkmenistan’s Health and Happiness Week that takes place in the first week of each April. Three teams: Tug, Galkynysh, and Dostluk from New York, and one team: Galkan from Washington D.C. attended the tournament.
First of all, Her Excellency Aksoltan Ataeva, Permanent Representative of Turkmenistan to the United Nations congratulated the players who attend the tournament with the Health and Happiness Week of Turkmenistan and expressed her gratitude for the participation. H.E. Ataeva also extended Ambassador Meret Orazov’s greetings and congratulations to the people who came to the mini football tournament. She explained importance of the tournament and wished success to all teams.