Actual aspects of internal and foreign policy of Turkmenistan are reviewed at the session of the Cabinet of Ministers

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov held regular session of the Givernment. First, Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers B. Hojamammedov gave report on the situation in the spheres under his supervision. The Vice-Premier presented to the Head of the State Draft Resolution on establishment of Interdepartmental Commission for analysis of proposals on administrative and structural reforms in the branches of economy developed according to the assignment of the Leader of the Nation.

Having approved and signed Draft Resolution, the President of Turkmenistan requested to make thorough analysis of all related issues.

After, the Head of the State Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov informed that Turkmen delegation led by Vice-Premier B. Hojamammedov is going to Kazan for participation in the Council of the Heads of the Governments of the CIS.

Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers M. Babayev reported on the work in different sectors of fuel and energy complex as well as on the outcomes of VIII International Turkmenistan Gas Congress and Exhibition in Avaza National tourist zone on May 23 � 24.

Having listened to the report, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov highlighted that efficient use of colossal energy resources of Turkmenistan is a strategic vector of the Government policy aimed at consolidation of economic power of the state, improvement of prosperity of the people. The work on diversification of Turkmen energy carriers' export routes to the world's markets is carried out and the geography of export of natural gas to different foreign countries is expanded.

Having dwelt on specific targets of domestic fuel and energy complex, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov requested to intensify control for implementation of The Programme of development of oil and gas industry of Turkmenistan until 2030. In this regards, the Vice-Premier received the assignments for construction of new gas processing and petrochemical complexes and wide implementation of modern technologies and innovations.

Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers D. Amangeldiyev reported on the situation of the structures under his control, particularly in the Ministry of Energy and concrete measures undertaken for improvement of their activity.

Draft resolution of allocation of land plot for construction of hotel with multifunctional business centre was submitted for review to President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.

Having demanded to hold under strict control the activity of lower structures, the Head of the State assigned the Vice-Premier to provide all conditions for further successful realization of large-scale urban planning programme. Large work for renovation of architectural appearance of Ashgabat is carried out under this programme, the Head of the State continued, having noted the shortcomings in work of certain capital districts administrations and gave number of specific instructions for eliminations of revealed defects.

After, Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers B. Annameredov reported on preparation to regular session of the State Commission of Turkmenistan for Emergency Situation.

Our country pays utmost attention to the improvement of the activities of the structures responsible for prevention and response of the emergency situations, the Leader of the Nation noted. In this regard, the Head of the State commissioned the Vice-Premier to undertake all planned events in accordance with the Action Plan of the State Commission for Emergency Situation for the current year.

Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers O. Gurbannazarov reported on the work for provision of consumer market of the country with food products, improvement of quality of services in trade sphere as well as on the measures undertaken for improvement of activity of shopping centres in Ashgabat and velayats' centres for favourable conditions for the population.

Having pointed the importance of demand and supply analysis in internal market, the dynamics of trade turnover for development of efficient and flexible management system, the Head of the State gave assignments for improvement of investment and innovative activity in trade complex.

Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers M. Aydogdiyev spoke with report on the work in the sphere under his supervision and on the course of preparation to the coming Day of Textile Industry Workers. The programme of the events includes annual International Exhibition Turkemn Textile 2017 which is to introduce the achievements of national industry. Organization of bilateral business meetings for discussion of further consolidation of beneficial partnership in this sphere are planned under the forum. Honouring of the best workers of the industry is also planned.

The textile sector, having huge resource potential, is on priority place as one of the key directions of domestic processing industry, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov noted.

Addressing the participants, the President mentioned that the country observes professional holiday of carpet makers next Sunday. Our carpets, made by the skilful hand of masters, represent the art that globally recognized. From the ancient times, the secrets of this laborious craft requiring filigree skills, the carpet makers passed through generations and brought it to our days.

Having cordially congratulated all personnel of the branch with this wonderful holiday, the head of the State wished them further success.

Having signed the Resolution on Award of the Title Honoured Carpet Maker of Turkmenistan, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov instructed Vice-Premier M. Aydogdiyev and Chairperson of Mejlis A. Nurberdiyeva to present the awards to the best workers of the State Association Turkmenhaly, who made large contribution to protection and improvement of ancient national traditions - the production of beautiful hand-made carpets.

Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of ministers S. Toyliyev reported on the programme of events timed to the Day of Science including International Conference Science, Technics and Innovative technologies on June 12 � 13. It is expected that scientists, professors, lecturers and young scientific specialists from different countries would take part in the forum.

The agenda of the conference include the discussion of such topical subjects as innovative technologies in industry, ecology and biotechnology, economic development under international cooperation and other. New achievements and advanced developments of domestic and world's medicine and pharmaceutics, range of subjects in humanitarian studies are to be reviewed.

Traditional award ceremony of the winners of young scientific works contest will be held under celebration events on occasion of the Day of Science.

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov noted that the reformation of educational and scientific sphere in Turkmenistan allowed making the prepositions for transfer to the economy of knowledge, wide platform for efficient collaboration of the universities, scientific institutions and industrial branches. The practical objectives of the coming scientific forum in Ashgabat have to be oriented at technological development of domestic industry, consolidation of international partnership and promotion of perspective joint projects and studies, improvemtn of intellectual capital, the Head of the State has said.

Having highlighted an exclusive importance of training of highly qualified specialists in directions required by national economy, the President signed the Resolution on adoption of the Procedures of recognition by Turkmenistan of the documents on high and technical education issued in foreign countries and addressed the Vice-Premier with concrete assignments for its fulfilment.

Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers A. Garajayev reported on the preparation to the opening of new social and cultural facilities in June.

The capital and velayats of the country will hold creative actions and other events dedicated to the holidays observed in June � International Children Protection Day, Day of textile Industry Workers, World Environment Day, Day of Science and Day of Culture and Art Workers.

Meeting with the members of equestrian ride in Mary as well as conduct of International Sport media Forum Asian Games in the World Press are planned due to 100-day countdown until the beginning of V Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games. Asian Football qualifying match between Turkmenistan and Bahrain will be held in Dashoguz.

International exhibition Turkmen Textile 2017 and The Great Silk Road is road of Friendship and Brotherhood as well as Fair Exhibition Trade and Services 2017 are among expositional forums of June.

Having listened to the report, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov highlighted the necessity of activation of work of cultural sphere departments.

Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers E. Orazgeldiyev reported on the seasonal agricultural works. Information on the events on occasion of the World Environment Day in Ashgabat on June 5 � 8 with participation of representatives of regional and international organizations, heads of different ministries and departments of the Central Asian states, specialists in environmental protection, water management and other was given. There are International Ecology Forum, the conference and session of Interstate Commission for Sustainable Development of International Fund for Saving of the Aral Sea among them. Besides, it is planned to hold the conference of the Board of Regional Ecology Centre of the Central Asia and regular meeting of Regional Work Commission that includes water management specialist of the Central Asian countries.

Summing up the report, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov highlighted the priority of environmental protection matters, careful use of natural and water resources, reducing the risks related to the climate change, implementation of innovative green technologies and overall provision of ecological security, which are paid with great attention in our country.

To continue the subject, having dwelt on the key objectives of the Chairmanship of Turkmenistan in International Fund for Saving of the Aral Sea in 2017 � 2019, the Leader of the Nation mentioned the necessity of continuation of steadfast work for practical realization of international initiatives of our country on ecological and water energy range of problems, establishment of the conditions for general sustainable economic and social development. The Head of the State requested the Vice-Premier to provide high organizational level of the coming international forums in Ashgabat.

Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, Minister of Foreign Affairs R. Meredov reported on preparation to the forthcoming Forum of Energy Charter The Way to Framework Agreement of Transit of Energy Resources and International energy media forum on May 30 � 31 in Turkmen capital. Besides, annual training seminar of the Energy Charter is planned for June 1 � 2.

Summarizing the report, the Leader of the Nation emphasized that cooperation in energy sector is a key factor of stable and steadfast development of the world's processes in modern age. Today, the provision of universal energy safety enveloping the production of energy carriers and its transportation as well as consuming is the most important objective. This integrated approach is a foundation of energy policy of neutral Turkmenistan that define the content and direction of the initiatives and practical measures of our country in this sphere.

In this regard, the Head of the State highlighted the importance of large forums next week in Ashgabat, having instructed to provide high organizational level of these meetings as well as all events planned under the chairmanship of Turkmenistan in the Conference of Energy Charter in this year.

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov signed the resolution on appointment of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Turkmenistan to Russian Federation B. Niyazliyev as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Turkmenistan to the republic of Slovenia simultaneously.

The Head of the State also signed the Resolution on conduct of regular 49th session of the Special Work Group for the Development of the Concept on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea on deputy ministers of foreign affairs level.

Chairperson of the Mejlis A. Nurberdiyeva informed on the preparation of number of bills, which would be discussed during regular session of the Parliament. It was also informed on the development of special State Programme on Countermeasures against the corruption and bribery as recommended by the Head of the State. Currently, the analysis of existing legislation in this sphere is carried out as well as proposals on relative amendments and addendums are developed.

Having listened to the information, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov noted the exclusive importance of further work of the parliamentarians for improvement of legislation base of the country as well as information of the population on the essence of new laws and regulatory and legal acts, which are to support successful reforms in the country.

Speaking of the importance of the State Programme on Countermeasures against the corruption and bribery under the course of Turkmenistan for consolidation of legal foundations of the state, the Head of the State highlighted the role of national parliament as a body coordinating this work.

Some other issues of the state life, on which relative decisions were taken, were reviewed at the regular session of the Government.

Source: Turkmenistan: the Golden Age Online Newspaper