Turkmenistan to gift women $14 on Womens Day

Big News Network (IANS)
Sunday 3rd March, 2013

Women in the former Soviet state of Turkmenistan will receive 40 manats (around $14) as a gift from the state ahead of the International Women’s Day, celebrated March 8.

According to a decree signed by President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow, all women regardless of their age and occupation will get the bonus, turkmenistan.ru website reported.

In addition, a total of 174 mothers of large families in the country will be honoured ahead of the holiday.

–IANS/RIA Novosti


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