On December 20, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov held a working meeting, at which the heads of the shopping complex reported separately, the state information agency TDH reported .
Deputy Prime Minister for Trade Chary Gylydzhov and Minister of Trade and Foreign Economic Relations Orazmurad Gurbannazarov reported on the provision of food to the markets on the eve of the New Year.
Dovran Khudayberdiev , chairman of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, said that entrepreneurs continue to work to increase the production of necessary goods.
Following the reports, Berdymukhamedov criticized the deputy prime ministers.
“ In carrying out activities aimed at expanding the range of products, as well as in carrying out some organizational work, violations are committed,” Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov said and severely reprimanded Gylyjov and Gurbannazarov with the last warning “for improper performance of official duties, weakening of control over the activities of subordinate institutions” ...
Deputy Prime Minister Gylydzhov received similar reprimands “with the last warning” on October 8 this year and on August 21 last.
Berdymukhamedov instructed officials to study demand, improve the culture of trade, quality of service and introduce a digital system .
The President also ordered to ensure the full supply of goods to markets and shopping centers on the eve of the New Year, as well as to increase the volume of exports of domestic products.
At a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers on December 17, the president instructed all deputy prime ministers to visit shops and markets on the eve of the New Year, and get acquainted with the prices of goods.
On the eve of the holidays, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov regularly gives instructions to ensure production abundance in the country's markets. After that, products appear in the bazaars of Ashgabat (this year on the Day of Neutrality it was meat and confectionery ) at reduced prices. However, most often these products are of low quality and are not enough for everyone. After the holidays, food disappears or prices rise to the same level.
Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan