Turkmen anthem set for makeover





The government of Turkmenistan is to amend the country's national anthem to remove repeated references to the late president, Saparmurat Niyazov.

The anthem refers four times to Turkmenbashi - a name meaning Father of all Turkmen - that was used by Mr Niyazov before his death in 2006.

It also refers to the state as a" creation of the great Turkmenbashi."




comments powered by Disqus

Subscribe to our mailing list