On 6 August President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov held a video conference with high-ranking officials of Ashgabat municipal administration and khyakims of the velayats.
The President issued reprimands to khyakims of Akhal, Dashoguz, Lebap and Mary velayats for poor performance of job-related responsibilities and failure to fulfill the tax collection plan, � the state information agency TDH reports.
As regards the head of Balkan velayat, the President charged him with the task of undertaking urgent measures to remedy shortfalls in collecting taxes for the local budget. However, the head of the state refrained from issuing a reprimand.
Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan