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During a visit by the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov to the Yolotensky district of the Mary velayat, residents were forbidden to go out. Internet and mobile communications were disconnected. The President arrived and was on a visit to Mary velayat on December 3. Before the head of state visited the pastures in the province and visited the shepherd’s camp in Mary, local shepherds were expelled from their pastures. Meanwhile, on January 4, the president is expected in the neighboring Lebap velayat.
As a correspondent in Mary reports, active preparations for the president’s visit to Mary began on January 2. Police officers, municipalities and police officers of the Yolotensky district have tightened security measures and ordered the residents of the district not to go anywhere on the day of the president’s visit on January 3.