The President of the Turkmenistan held video conference working session

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov held regular video conference working session with participation of some Deputy Chairmen of the Cabinet of Ministers and heads of profile departments, hyakims of the velayats and Ashgabat. The agenda included objectives of realization of reformation programmes aimed at dynamic development of the regions and capital.

Opening the session, the Head of the State called Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, Foreign Minister R. Meredov who informed about the news from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), which is specialized agency of the UN.

The Vice-premier, the Foreign Minister informed that national carpet making art was included to the UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage. At the same time, special mention was made that large-scale measures are taken in the country for study of the history of Turkmen nation, protection and wide popularization of its richest cultural heritage in the world.

In this context, big attention is paid to strengthening of fruitful contacts with the United Nations and its big structures including with the UNESCO. In this regard, the Vice-premier, the Foreign Minister congratulated the Head of the State on this good news.

Speaking of importance of this historical event and addressing the participants of the session, compatriots, carpet makers and connoisseurs of Turkmen carpets, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov noted that another good news have for our independent neutral country in the days of celebration of International Neutrality Day.

Having cordially congratulated everyone on this historical event, the Head of the State highlighted that this fact is a visual evidence of recognition of wonderful Turkmen carpets as a beautiful monument of art by the world community.

After, the Head of the State have called the Head of Turkmenhaly Production Association of the Ministry of Textile Industry O. Ishanguliyeva and noted the necessity to highlight this important event to personnel of the sphere and to organize activities dedicated to this event.

Magnificent carpets and carpet production are the result of talent and hard work of our masters; they are subjects of pride and priceless heritage of Turkmen nation, the Head of the State said, having ordered to continue targeted work for protection and continuation of centuries-old traditions of this unique art and enhancement of its worldwide glory.

Have made special mention about the fact of inclusion of national carpet art to the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List, Head of Turkmenhaly Production Association of the Ministry of Textile Industry O. Ishanguliyeva congratulated the Head of the State on this remarkable achievement and expressed sincere gratitude on behalf of all carpet makers for the care taken for development of national carpet making industry as well as assured that personnel of the industry would put all efforts, experience and skills for successful solution of set objectives.

After, the Head of the State called Hyakim of Ashgabat Sh. Durdiliyev who reported on work for further urban development of the capital. It was reported about the preparation to New Year celebration and cultural and mass activities planned on this occasion.

Having listened to the report, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov highlighted that all subjects related to social and economic development of the main city of the country including construction of various facilities, creation of comfortable conditions for people's life have to solved on integrated base with active implementation of advanced technologies. In this context, the Hyakim was requested to accelerate works for realization of the adopted Concept of development of digital economy in Turkmenistan in 2019 2025 in the capital.

Speaking of celebration of New Year, the Head of the State noted the necessity to take proper measures in order to make this celebration, which is loved by everyone, bright and memorable.

The President has also pointed out the necessity of uninterrupted operation of all systems of life support of Ashgabat including heating, electricity supply networks, coordinate work of municipal services, passenger transport, having addressed the heads of the capital administration with number of asignments.

After, Hyakim of Ahal Velayat S. Berdimuhamedov reported on the situation in the region including in agricultural sector. Information about the course of works on construction sites of the velayat, measures for proper provision of heat, water, gas and electricity supply has been presented.

Summing up the report, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has focused on the importance of reforms in agricultural complex, which area aimed at optimum involvement of existing potential and capabilities in this industry. in this context, the Head of the State highlighted the necessity of practical application of scientifically based methods and new effective technologies in agricultural production.

Turkmen leader ordered to complete cotton harvesting in the velayat until December 25 and to provide timely payments to the cotton producers for delivered production of raw cotton as well as to prepare to the next year sowing campaign, which includes sowing of potato, vegetable and cucurbitaceous crops

Having ordered to hold realization of reforms, quality and timely completion of works at the facilities under construction under control, the President of Turkmenistan expressed interest in the progress of transit to digital system in the region

Having reported that Ahal Velayat was the first in the country, which introduced digital information technologies including electronic document management system, which would allow enhancing the efficiency of work, the Hyakim expressed gratitude to the Head of the State for creation of necessary opportunities for this.

Having focused on the importance of steadfast continuation of activity carried out in the context of the Concept of digitization of national economy in 2019 2025, the President addressed the Hyakim with relative instructions.

Hyakim of Balkan Velayat Ya. Gylyjov reported on the points of agenda. It was reported on the works in the region, activities expanded at agricultural fields, measures for collection of cotton remained in the fields, integrated preparation to the next sowing season.

In the report, the Head of the regional administration informed about solution of objectives for further improvement of social and living conditions of the population, modernization of relative infrastructure.

Having focused on current agricultural works, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov addressed the Hyakim with number of assignments related to introduction of advanced practice to agricultural complex. At the same time, the Head of the State pointed out the importance of support of agricultural equipment in proper operational condition and its efficient use.

The Head of the State requested the Hyakim to accomplish cotton harvest until December 25 and to arrange payments to the farmers for delivered cotton.

The President has also highlighted the necessity of timely solution of subjects related to construction of social and economic facilities in the region, to hold under control uninterrupted operation of heating networks of residential buildings, schools and kindergartens and provision of heat, electricity and gas in general.

Having highlighted the subject of digitization, the Head of the State ordered to enforce the measures for realization of the adopted Concept of development of digital economy in Turkmenistan in 2019 2025 in the velayat, which is related to al velayats of the country equally.

The video conference session was continued by the report of Hyakim of Dashoguz Velayat N. Nazarmyradov who reported on the situation in his region and fulfilment of seasonal agricultural works.

Having highlighted the main objectives of agro industrial sector of the velayat, the President noted that they have to be sorted out based on considered approach and following modern requirements.

The President has also ordered to hold under strict control the construction of different facilities, which have to be put into operation as per the schedule, and support of proper condition of engineering and technical systems of the velayat.

Having pointed out the importance of implementation of digital technologies to the economy of the region, the Head of the State requested to pay special attention to realization of relative Concept.

After, Hyakim of Lebap Velayat T. Atahalliyev reported on course of works in agricultural complex and other sectors of economic complex of the region. The head of regional administration has also reported on the situation on construction sites, measures for further modernization of social and living, engineering and technical infrastructure.

Having listened to the report, the President highlighted that works in the region have to be efficient and give specific results. Having noted the importance of fundamental transformations expanded in agricultural sphere, the Head of the State pointed out the necessity of steadfast practical implementation of all plans in this direction.

Turkmen leader gave assignments to the Hyakim for qualitative completion of cotton harvest campaign in the velayat until December 25 and timely provision of final payments to the agricultural producers for delivered cotton.

The President has also requested to hold under control uninterrupted operation of heating systems of residential buildings, schools and kindergartens and heat, electricity and gas provision in the general, construction of social and economic facilities in the region under control. The Head of velayat administration received instructions for acceleration of rates of digitization in the region.

After, Head of the State Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov called Hyakim of Mary Velayat D. Annaberdiyev who reported in details on the subjects of agenda.

At the same time, the Hyakim informed on the measures for development of social and economic infrastructure of the region, uninterrupted supply of heat, electricity, gas and water to the population.

Having highlighted that Mary Velayat, just like any other region, has an objective to enhance productivity of agricultural complex, the President requested to provide coordinated activity of profile structures.

In this regard, it is necessary to prepare to the next agricultural season, to carry our ploughing and levelling of the fields, to do maintenance of equipment and tools, and in general, to make all necessary for production of rich yields of different agricultural crops.

Having expressed interest in the situation at construction sites of the velayat, the President ordered to hold under control the course and quality of works at the facilities under construction.

Having highlighted realization of the Concept of development of digital economy in the country in 2019 2025, which requires each region to take certain measures, the Head of Turkmenistan gave instructions for establishment of relative equipment and facility base and training of qualified personnel.

Summing up the outcomes of video conference session, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov wished big success in work to all participants.

Source: EMBASSY OF TURKMENISTAN REPUBLIC OF TURKEY - ANKARA