Ashgabat hosts a ceremony of presenting Turkmen passports to new citizens of the country

The ceremony of presenting passports to persons accepted into the citizenship of Turkmenistan took place in the building of the State Migration Service of Turkmenistan.

On the eve of the 30th anniversary of the country's independence, guided by the principles of humanism, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov signed a decree "On the adoption of the citizenship of Turkmenistan", in accordance with which 2,657 people became citizens of Turkmenistan. Also, the head of state signed a decree according to which 406 people received a residence permit in the country. People accepted into the citizenship of Turkmenistan are representatives of 20 nationalities.

The report notes that in Turkmenistan, in accordance with national legislation and the UN Conventions on Refugees and Human Rights, consistent work is underway to provide assistance to migrants, refugees, stateless persons and protect their rights.