During the Halk Maslakhaty meeting on September 25, the head of parliament, Gulshat Mammedova, read out the Decree on conferring the title of Hormatly il yasulusy (Honorary Elder of the People) on President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov .
According to the state news agency TDH , the title was awarded to the head of state for his enormous personal contribution to strengthening the country's independence and permanent neutrality, outstanding services to the state and society, large scale fruitful work to form unshakable pillars of statehood by substantiating vivid and thoughtful principles of the new era, and implementing positive reforms , for exemplary creative, conscientious and selfless work for the good of the Motherland, and also taking into account numerous requests and suggestions, the post Payuschie from public organizations and citizens working in various industries, and in connection with the celebration of the 28th anniversary of independence. "
Before awarding the badge, the newspaper notes, Berdymukhamedov was dressed in traditional Turkmen don and white telpek.
It should be noted that at the meetings of elders in 2011 and 2017, also upon the numerous requests of citizens and the proposal of the elders, the president twice received the title of Hero of Turkmenistan.
Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan