Turkmenistan to gift women $14 on Women's Day

Last Updated: Mon, Mar 04, 2013 03:11 hrs

Moscow: 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 on 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.

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