S. Berdimuhamedov Replaced Deputy Prime Minister for Education and Offered to Issue Diplomas to Students Without Internship

On July 8, at an expanded meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers, following the results of its work for six months of the year, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov fired Deputy Prime Minister for Science and Education, Health and Sports Sapardurdy Toylyev , the state information agency TDH reports .

The reasons for the dismissal were not disclosed. Before that, Toylyev reported on the work in the areas under his supervision. Minister of Health and Medical Industry Nurmukhammed Amannepesov has been appointed to his post .

Amannepesov's deputy, Atageldi Germanov , has been appointed Minister of Health .

Aknabat Atabayev was relieved of the post of Deputy Hyakim of the Mary Velayat for Education, Culture, Health and Sports and was appointed Rector of the Turkmen State Institute of Economics and Management.

Dovletgeldi Myradov was dismissed from the post of rector of the Turkmen Agricultural University named after S.A. Niyazov. Instead of him, Allaberdi Gapurov was appointed , who was relieved of the post of rector of the Turkmen Agricultural Institute.

Dovlet Yolov , who served as vice-rector of the Turkmen State Institute of Architecture and Construction for scientific work, became the rector of the Turkmen Agricultural Institute .

After the personnel reshuffle, the president instructed Nurmukhammed Amannepesov:

carry out light and major repairs in secondary and higher educational institutions;

organize summer holidays for children in health centers;

to prepare the government for the upcoming conference with the participation of educators on the topic of educational reform ;

ensure public control over entrance examinations to higher educational institutions;

to prepare in all schools for new courses on the digital system;

improve the financial and economic situation of educational institutions;

systematically improve curricula and plans, textbooks and manuals;

carry out the necessary work to include Turkmen universities in the list of well-known educational institutions of the world in terms of knowledge;

prepare proposals for awarding diplomas to students who graduated from higher and secondary vocational schools on a paid basis without a mandatory two-year work experience .

In January, “Chronicles of Turkmenistan” reported that the leaders of most enterprises demand a bribe of up to 20,000 manats ($5,700 at the state rate or a little less than $1,000 at the “black market” rate ) for a document on consent to accept a university graduate for a two-year work off. After that, the graduate may not work, in two years he will be given the necessary documents to receive a diploma.

In conclusion, the head of state instructed to resolve the issue of employment of young specialists.

Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan