President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov was awarded the title Honorary Elder of the People. The corresponding resolution of the Mejlis (parliament) of Turkmenistan was adopted at a meeting of the Halk Maslakhaty (People's Council). The document on the forum was read out by the speaker of the parliament Gulshat Mammedova.
The title Honorary Elder of the People was awarded to the head of Turkmenistan for his enormous personal contribution to the cause of strengthening the country's independence and permanent neutrality, and outstanding services to the state and society.
Stressing that the assignment of the title Honorary Elder of the People places even greater responsibility on him, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov said that he would continue to spare his strength, knowledge and experience in the name of prosperity of Turkmenistan, ensuring a peaceful and happy life for citizens of the country.