June 30th, 2007

Gold and Diamond Award for new Turkmenistan President

Kurbanguly Berdymukhamedov awarded gold and diamond

Turkmenistan’s new president was given a gold-and-diamond award weighing around 1 kg (2.2 lb) by parliament on Friday to mark his achievements.

Kurbanguly Berdymukhamedov has taken steps to soften some of the previous President’s harshest policies. His prize consists of a chain made of white and yellow gold and encrusted with diamonds.






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