At the meeting of the acting President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov with members of the Halk Maslakhaty of the first convocation, deputies of the Mejlis on March 1, the topic of the work of the Charitable Foundation to assist children in need of guardianship was discussed, the state information agency TDH reports .
The Presidential Executive Office said that under the auspices of the Foundation, the Children's Health and Rehabilitation Center will operate in the new administrative center of the Akhal velayat, which will combine a kindergarten for 150 places, a hospital for 120 places and a health center, and signed the relevant Decree .
Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov also said that the Council of Elders (consisting of seven people) operates under the Fund to resolve issues of adoption.
“Members of the Council of Elders are considering issues related to the adoption of children who have lost parental care, giving them a name and surname . They will be given the authority to make a specific decision on these issues,” the TDH notes.
It is also reported that the funds of the Charity Fund will be allocated for the treatment of children in Turkmen hospitals and , if necessary, in medical institutions in other countries .
• The President announced the construction of the Children's Center for the first time on June 1 last year at a meeting dedicated to the International Children's Day.
• On March 29, 2021, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov announced the creation of a Fund named after him to help children in need of care. On April 5, the president transferred half of his monthly salary there.
Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan