President touches on unemployment in Turkmenistan

At a cabinet meeting on October 4, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov indirectly addressed the issue of unemployment. She sounded during the report of Vice Prime Minister for Economics and Finance Gochmyrat Myradov .

According to the state news agency TDH , the head of state noted that today "programs to create new jobs are not being properly implemented." The President emphasized that these issues will be considered separately at the end of the year .

Note that the president never speaks directly about unemployment in the country, but regularly instructs to create new jobs.

On November 30, 2018, the President approved the Concept for the Development of the Digital Economy in Turkmenistan for 2019-2025, which will allow the introduction of modern forms of government, create new jobs and improve the social conditions of the population.

On March 29 this year, Deputy Prime Minister Gochmyrat Myradov said that the section Employment appeared on the website of the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Population.

On May 2, the head of state instructed to open new enterprises and create jobs.

According to the Chronicles of Turkmenistan, the unemployment rate in the capital is 50%, and in the country as a whole, according to Radio Azatlyk, it reaches 60%.

Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan