Meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan

Today, the President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov held a regular meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers through the digital network. Important issues related to state life were included in its agenda, and some draft documents were considered.

First, the Speaker of the Mejlis of the National Council, G. Mammedov, was promised. He gave information about the ongoing work on improving the legal framework of the state.

Currently, laws are being developed and existing legal documents are being improved to strengthen the legal foundations of economic activity, as well as other areas of state and public life. On January 11 of this year, under the leadership of our Hero, decisions aimed at further democratization of the life of the Turkmen state and society were made at the People's Consultation of the National Council of Turkmenistan and the Mejlis, held in order to continuously improve the state structure, legal system, and the work of the legislative body. accepted. Ministries, departmental administrative bodies, governorates of provinces and Ashgabat city, as well as political parties,

Also this year, preparations are being made to hold the elections of deputies of the Mejlis, velayat, etrap and city people's councils, and members of the Councils.

Deputies of the parliament speak in the mass media and explain the meaning of the adopted laws to our people, to promote the slogan of the year 2023 in the institutions and businesses located in their constituencies, labor groups, and educational schools, and the historical importance of the development and reforms taking place in the country, and the achievements achieved. they hold dedicated meetings.

K.Babayev, Deputy Premier of the People's Council of the National Council, gave information about the ongoing work on improving the legislation of the country.

As mentioned, on January 11, a joint meeting of the People's Council of the National Council of Turkmenistan and the Mejlis was held under the leadership of Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, the Chairman of the People's Council of the National Council. During the meeting, the participants unanimously supported the proposal to create the highest representative institution of people's power - the People's Council of Turkmenistan, as well as to terminate the work of the People's Council of the National Council and turn it into a unicameral Mejlis of Turkmenistan.

According to the Decree of the Honorable President, on January 21 of this year, a joint meeting of the People's Council of the National Council and the Mejlis will be held in the capital's Maslahat Palace with the participation of public representatives. At present, the Government, ministries and departments of the country, together with local self-government bodies, are conducting the relevant activities on holding this event at a high organizational level.

Speaking about the positive foreign policy implemented in the country, the importance of the state visit of the Turkmen leader to the People's Republic of China on January 5-6 of this year, the participation of the representatives of the National Council as part of the government delegation to intergovernmental events in HHR, and meetings with parliamentarians of friendly countries was noted.

The Deputy Prime Minister of the People's Assembly spoke about the issue of parliamentary relations and the activation of parliamentary diplomacy, and informed that the delegation of the National Council participated in the 13th plenary session of the Asian Parliamentary Assembly held in Antalya, Republic of Turkey, as well as in the activities organized within it. .

President Serdar Berdimuhamedov emphasized the need to make all efforts to hold the joint meeting of the National Council of Turkmenistan and the Mejlis at a high organizational level, which will become an important event in the life of the country.

Then Vice Premier H. Geldimyradov reported on the state of work in the sectors under his control.

As stated, based on the "Social and Economic Development Program of the President of Turkmenistan in 2022-2028" and the State Budget for 2023, strengthening the macro-economic stability and economic capacity of the country, maintaining a stable growth rate of the GDP, strengthening the sectors of the national economy and relevant activities for regular and integrated development of regions are being carried out.

Commenting on the report, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov drew attention to the important issues of ensuring the sustainable development of all systems of the national economy and emphasized the importance of timely implementation of measures to increase investment activity and improve the living conditions of our people. gave instructions.

Then, Vice Premier Sh. Abdrahmanov reported on the construction of underground facilities for gas storage in the country in order to ensure reserves of commercial gas. Taking into account that such a project is planned to be implemented for the first time in Turkmenistan, it is planned to hire international consulting companies to establish and conduct this business in accordance with international practice, prepare its technical and economic basis, design, equip and build it.

Commenting on the report, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov emphasized the importance of regular and efficient use of gas resources and emphasized the need to take measures to further develop reliable cooperation in this area.

During the meeting, the Vice-Premier also reported on the ongoing work on increasing the types of oil products produced by the Turkmenbashi oil refineries complex of the Turkmennebit State Concern. In this regard, it was announced that the production of B-92 aviation gasoline, a substitute for goods imported from abroad, has begun. As mentioned, the complex of oil refineries in Turkmenbashi and the Technology Center of the Academy of Sciences jointly developed the technical conditions for the production of this type of product and carried out the relevant work.

Commenting on the report, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov emphasized the importance of the work being carried out in this important area and emphasized the need to comprehensively develop the fuel and energy sector as one of the main sectors of the national economy.

During the meeting, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov issued a stern rebuke to Sh.Abdrahmanova, the Vice Premier of the Cabinet of Ministers, for failing to fulfill his duties properly and for serious mistakes in his work, and warned that he would be dismissed from his post if the mistakes were not corrected in a short time. Also, the State Minister - Chairman of the Turkmengas State Concern B. Amanov was severely reprimanded for the serious mistakes he made in his work without properly performing his duties and warned that he will be removed from his position if the mistakes are not corrected in a short time.

Vice Premier Ch.Purchekov reported on the state of affairs in the structures under his control. As mentioned, relevant work is being carried out to increase the capacity of the construction, energy, industrial complex and introduce new technologies.

Commenting on the report, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov emphasized the importance of the country's industrial and construction complex in the comprehensive development of our national economy, emphasized the importance of strengthening and further modernizing the infrastructure of the industries, and instructed the vice-premier to monitor the progress of the work in this field.

During the meeting, the Turkmen leader strongly condemned the Vice Premier of the Cabinet of Ministers Ch.Purchekova for not performing her duties adequately and for serious mistakes in her work and warned that she would be removed from her post if the mistakes were not corrected in a short time. Also, N. Nyyazlyev, the chairman of "Turkmenhimiya" state concern, was severely reprimanded for failing to fulfill his duties properly, and he was warned that he will be dismissed from his position if the mistakes are not corrected in a short period of time.

Vice Premier B. Atdayev reported on the activities carried out by the Ministry of Trade and Foreign Economic Relations to ensure high level participation of the country in the World Exhibition "EXPO - 2025" to be held in Japan.

Commenting on the report, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov stressed that Turkmenistan's participation in World Exhibitions will allow the international community to show the country's achievements and, at the same time, get acquainted with the world's leading practice in various fields, and expand the scope of mutually beneficial relations with foreign partners. The need to work closely on the issues related to the preparation of the "EXPO-2025" World Exhibition was noted, and specific instructions were given to the vice-premier in this regard.

Vice Premier M. Mammedova reported on the preparation for holding the international conference entitled "The main directions and opportunities of tourism development in Turkmenistan".

In order to implement the State Program for 2022-2028 to preserve, protect, study and attract tourists to the objects of the national historical and cultural heritage, and to widely promote our rich historical and cultural heritage, on March 20 of this year, "Tourism in Turkmenistan" It is planned to hold an international conference on the main trends and opportunities of development. During the international forum, it is planned to introduce foreign guests to Avaza national tourism zone, the unique historical and cultural, natural monuments, museums and tourism opportunities of the country, and to participate in the events held in the country on the occasion of the National Spring Holiday - International Nowruz Day. The participants of the meeting will have the opportunity to exchange ideas on the development of new tourist destinations.

Commenting on the report, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov emphasized the importance of developing a modern tourism system, which is the main condition for the development of international cooperation and clearly demonstrates Turkmenistan's commitment to the principles of friendship, humanity and hospitality.

The Turkmen leader stressed that holding large-scale events dedicated to the success and potential of the tourism industry of the country should promote the reputation of the country in the world and expand international cooperation in this field.

Then Vice Premier N. Amannepesov reported on the preparations for holding international Olympiads in higher educational institutions of the country. As stated, in order to implement the tasks defined in the "Concept of improving the teaching of subjects related to natural and exact sciences in Turkmenistan" and to further develop international cooperation in the field of education, from April 23 to 28 of Arkadag Serdarly Happy Youth Year at the International University of Humanities and Development. It is planned to hold the III Open International Mathematics Olympiad among students for the first time in Ashgabat.

On April 12, 2023, the Turkmen State Institute of Economics and Management plans to hold the Open International Internet Olympiad on macroeconomics and on May 16, 2023, through a digital network.

In addition to students of higher educational institutions of our country, students from higher educational institutions of the Russian Federation, the United States, the People's Republic of China, Italy, Romania, Turkey, India, Belarus, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and dozens of other countries are expected to participate in the international Olympiads.

Commenting on the report, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov said that the main goal of the implemented youth policy is to direct the talents, creative and spiritual potential of the young generation to the realization of the interests of the state and society. In this regard, more favorable conditions are created in the country for receiving high-quality education that meets world standards.

The Turkmen leader stressed that conducting such intelligence contests not only helps to identify talented young people, but also promotes friendly relations with different peoples and cooperation with major higher educational institutions and scientific centers of the world. instructed to provide.

Vice Premier, Minister of Foreign Affairs R. Meredov reported on the draft work plan of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for 2023. As mentioned, the project of the work plan "Revival of the new epoch of a stable state: from the National program of socio-economic development of Turkmenistan in 2022-2052", "from the Program of socio-economic development of the country of the President of Turkmenistan in 2022-2028", "Turkmenistan abroad" It was developed on the basis of the tasks arising from the Program of Economic Development for 2020-2025, "Concept of Foreign Policy of Independent Turkmenistan for 2022-2028".

The document is aimed at the implementation of the main tasks of implementing the legal status of neutrality of the country in practice, expanding foreign economic relations, providing comprehensive assistance to sustainable development, and contributing to making international relations more humane. In particular, in the document, on the occasion of the 32nd anniversary of Turkmenistan's independence, the 28th anniversary of permanent neutrality, the declaration of 2023 as the "Year of Happy Youth with Friend Serdar" and the "International Year of Dialogue as a Guarantee of Peace", as well as based on the decisions of the Turkmen leader, The organization and implementation of all necessary activities are considered by the agency.

Also, the work plan describes the development of cooperation between Turkmenistan and various countries of the world.

The document gives an important place to international economic cooperation. In particular, to increase the activity of bilateral intergovernmental groups established between Turkmenistan and foreign countries, to increase interest in the economic and export opportunities and investment attractiveness of Turkmenistan in cooperation with the relevant state institutions and diplomatic missions of the country, state institutions, companies of foreign countries, It includes activities such as continuously developing relationships with banks. Also, the work plan envisages the development of projects of bilateral and multilateral documents within the framework of cooperation with foreign countries and international organizations of Turkmenistan.

The Vice-Premier, the Minister of Foreign Affairs assured that all necessary efforts will be made to fully fulfill the tasks set before the diplomatic service in order to effectively implement the foreign policy of the Turkmen leader.

Commenting on the report, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov emphasized that Turkmenistan will implement a foreign policy based on the principles of peace-loving, positive neutrality and "Open Doors" and will continuously develop fruitful relations with all foreign partners of interest, bilaterally and multilaterally, including within the framework of prestigious international organizations. . In this regard, the Turkmen leader instructed the vice-premier, the minister of foreign affairs to continue the work in this field, to promote and implement positive initiatives aimed at strengthening the foundations of global peace and security, as well as all the activities of international significance planned for this year at a high level. he emphasized the importance of preparation.

Approving the presented work plan, the President expressed his confidence that the employees of the diplomatic service of the country will successfully fulfill the tasks set for the comprehensive protection of the interests of Turkmenistan and will make a worthy contribution to the work of raising the reputation of the country in international relations.

M. Chakyev, the CEO of the Transport and Communications Agency under the Cabinet of Ministers, reported on the measures taken to introduce advanced technologies, expand communication systems and ensure access to the digital system. As mentioned, digital telephone stations are being organized in the regions of the country and Ashgabat city, work is being carried out to upgrade the fixed telephone network to a modern GPON system, which allows to use the services of telephone, high-speed Internet and IP television systems managed through one system, and to expand their volumes.

A draft resolution was presented for consideration by the Turkmen leader.

Commenting on the report, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov emphasized the need to coordinate all activities in the communication sector at a new level, and to use the existing capacity effectively.

The President of the Republic of Azerbaijan signed the relevant Decision and sent it to the head of the agency through the digital system and instructed him to take specific measures to fulfill the tasks stipulated in the document.

In the course of the report, the work of Turkmenbashi International Seaport, measures taken to further modernize its material and equipment base were discussed. In this regard, a report was given on the technical supply of the port facilities and the work being carried out on obtaining modern equipment.

Turkmen leader Serdar Berdimuhamedov emphasized the importance of strengthening and modernizing the port structure, emphasizing the importance of increasing the pace of work in this area, and gave a number of specific instructions in this regard.

President Serdar Berdimuhamedov summed up the meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers held via the digital network and noted that today several issues were discussed and the documents aimed at the further development of the sectors of the national economy were adopted.

At the end of the meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers, the Turkmen leader wished the participants good health, family well-being and great success in their work for the further prosperity of the Motherland.

Source: Turkmenistan: the Golden Age Online Newspaper