On December 19, 2016 in the building of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan held a meeting with the President of the International Confederation of Sport Organizations Mr. Boris Rogatin, who arrived in the Turkmen capital on a working visit.
During the meeting the sides exchanged views on the issues of sport policy of the country. Noting the proactive role of the Leader of the nation to enhance Turkmenistan's prestige in the international world of sports, the sides discussed the issues of cooperation in the field of sport between the member-countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States.
During the meeting it was noted that foreseen sports competitions under these kinds of games are organized among the mass sports fans, and these types of programs are included in the V Asian Indoor Games and Martial Arts, scheduled to take place in 2017.
Discussing the active process of preparation for the V Asian Indoor Games and Martial Arts and the organization of sport events of high level in the country, the sides noted the great attention paid by President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov to the formation of a modern infrastructure of sport, in particular, the creation of the Olympic town which has no regional analogues.