Turkmenistan (Turkmen:Türkmenistan) is a state-owned Turkmeniantelevision channel founded in 2004. As with other channels of Turkmenistan, it is under the control of the Coordinating Council for Television and Radio Broadcasting of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan. The channel was created in order to avail the international community with the achievements of Turkmenistan in the country's historical transformations in all spheres of public life, as well as to further improve the country's information systems. Altyn Asyr has positioned itself as the main TV channel of Turkmenistan. Television is broadcast in seven different languages including Turkmen, Russian, English, French, Chinese, Arabic and Persian. The headquarters is located in Ashgabat.
The channel doesn't air Watan Habarlary, unlike the other Turkmen channels.
... of Turkmen nationals residing in Turkey who are unable to obtain documents such as passports, birth or marriage certificates from Turkmenistan's consulates in this country," Sonmez said ... What Is Life Like For Ordinary People In Turkmenistan?.