Turkmen leader writes song to mark birth of baby horse

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan (AFP) – Inspired by his favourite horse giving birth to a foal, the strongman leader of Turkmenistan has written a song with his grandson to celebrate the occasion, state television said on Wednesday.

The verses written by President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov were set to music composed by his grandson Kerimguly, with whom he previously recorded a hit song devoted to Ak Khan (White Khan), a steed of the Turkmen Akhal-Teke breed.

More details on Weekend’s Borneo Bulletin