Minister of Trade of Turkmenistan removed from office “for health reasons”

On April 19, the Minister of Trade and Foreign Economic Relations Orazmyrat Gurbannazarov was dismissed from his post by the decree of the President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov "for health reasons", the state information agency TDH reports .

Gurbannazarov's deputy Begench Gochmollayev has been appointed interim acting minister .

Gurbannazarov was reappointed as a minister in the new government two weeks ago.

In December 2021, the former minister, together with Deputy Prime Minister for Trade Chary Gylyjov , received severe reprimands from Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov with a final warning “for improper performance of official duties, weakening control over the activities of subordinate institutions.”

As the president stated, "violations are allowed when carrying out activities aimed at expanding the range of products, as well as when carrying out some organizational work."

Gurbannazarov was appointed to the post of Minister of Trade in September 2019.

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After graduating from the institute, Orazmyrat Gurbannazarov held various positions in financial and tax authorities. Until 2008, he was the head of the department for monitoring the work of the tax services of the state tax service in Akhal velayat. Since 2008 - Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Control Chamber of Turkmenistan.

01/15/2009 - 04/09/2010 - Chairman of the Supreme Control Chamber of Turkmenistan.

04/09/2010 - 01/10/2011 - Minister of Agriculture and Water Resources of Turkmenistan.

01/10/2011 - 02/22/2012 - Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan.

03/29/2012 - 01/10/2014 - Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Turkmenistan to the UAE.

01/10/2014 - 07/09/2015 - Chairman of the State Association of Food Industry of Turkmenistan.

07/09/2015 - 05/12/2017 - Hyakim of Dashoguz velayat.

05/12/2017 - 04/11/2018 - Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan.

04/09/2018 - 09/04/2019 - Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Turkmenistan.

09/04/2019 - 04/19/2022 - Minister of Trade and Foreign Economic Relations of Turkmenistan.

Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan