On September 25, a meeting of the Halk Maslakhaty of Turkmenistan opened in Ashgabat, chaired by President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov .
According to the state news agency TDH , in his speech, the head of state noted that investment is the main tool for economic development.
The President also recalled the start of construction of Ashgabat City and the new capital of Akhal. He reported that new plants were erected in the country.
Turning to the topic of agriculture, Berdymukhamedov drew the attention of the forum participants to a radical reform of agriculture and improving the management of the agricultural sector. According to the president, quoted by the publication, "at the same time, there are numerous untapped resources and opportunities in this industry."
Recall that the Hulk Maslakhaty (People's Council) was recreated in 2018. Prior to this, a body similar in function was called the Council of Elders.
At the first meeting of the People's Council, the head of state canceled free utility services from January 1, 2019. A year ago, the president also addressed the topic of agribusiness. Berdimuhamedov noted that the results achieved in agriculture remain below expected and suggested reforming the sector.
Read about the situation in the country's agro industrial complex in the article of HT "Agony of the agro industry of Turkmenistan".
Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan