News 9 october 2017


A next issue of the magazine “National Army” was dedicated to the “Ashgabat 2017” Games

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

The publication demonstrated high professionalism of military correspondents who gave coverage to the Games. Authors of the publications were both experienced holders and young recruits who recently proceeded with army service. In materials, saturated with vivid images and metaphors, they were able to skillfully convey those unforgettable emotions, experienced by viewers of the grand sport holiday in the Turkmen capital.

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Turkmen parliament members adopted new laws

According to the session’s agenda, deputies considered bills of the constitutional laws of Turkmenistan - «On amendment to the Constitution of Turkmenistan» and «On the Khalk Maslahaty of Turkmenistan».

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It is offered a proposal to postpone the celebration of Independence Day at the Council of Elders

In particular, it was offered to postpone the celebration of Independence Day at the end of September and the Day of Poetry of Makhtumkuli Fragi combined with the Day of Constitution to consolidate with the Day of Culture and Arts workers, which is celebrated on June 27.

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The head of state proposed to reorganize the Council of Elders into the People's Council

The head of state announced the decision to transform and rename the Council of Elders to the People's Council in order to enhance the role in the society’s life and allow people from all levels of the population to be included in it and ensure greater involvement of citizens in the political life of the country.

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Priorities of industrial development and investment policy of the country are defined

Particularly, it was mentioned that total volume of power energy produced in the country will be brought to 33 billion kilowatts per hours by 2024 what is 27.2 percent more comparing with 2018.

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Turkmen Leader presents the strategy of social and economic development of the country for the next 7 years

Presenting the Programme, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov gave brief description to foreign policy prepositions for amendment of specific goals and tasks for coming period.

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The participants of the Council of Elders spoke for presenting Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov with the Hero of Turkmenistan title for the second time

As the delegates of the national forum emphasized, the Head of State performs enormous work aimed at ensuring a happy and wealthy life for his people. In a few years the image of our country has changed beyond recognition. All of us are witnesses that today Turkmenistan, due to the efforts of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, is known throughout the world as a strong and prosperous state with a high level of development.

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The Head of State supported the proposal on the phased introduction of payments for utilities

Today, in Turkmenistan, the incomes of the population are increasing from year to year, and a large number of jobs are created. In this regard, the Turkmen leader supports and considers expedient the introduction of payments for the provision of public services, proposed by the Council of Elders, with a view to more rational and careful use of natural resources.

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The President of Turkmenistan noted the international importance of the successful organization of the 5th Asian Games

Our country has prepared itself in the most responsible manner for the Asian Games. In 2010, the foundation of the Olympic town was laid in Ashgabat, for the construction of which huge investments were sent. The facilities erected here are equipped in accordance with the requirements of the International Olympic Committee.

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The Head of State outlined the priorities for the development of the national economy

Our goal is to diversify the economy, expand its export capabilities, launch programs to produce import-substituting products and increase exports, as well as to create an electronic industry.

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The President of Turkmenistan: Neutrality is fundamental postulate of domestic and foreign policy of our state

As is known, legal status of permanent neutrality of sovereign state was, at first, recognized by the United Nations General Assembly and later, it was supported by relative Resolutions. As for today, Turkmenistan is the only state that reflected this UN Resolution in its Main Law.


President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov Congratulates Officers, Sailors, Cadets on Day of Naval Forces

Sailors serving at the maritime boundaries of our country are entrusted with an important duty. By fulfilling their charge, remaining loyal to the Motherland and true to the oath of enlistment, you must become worthy successors of your great ancestors. To develop successfully the naval art inherited from the predecessors is the duty of the officers and soldiers of the Naval Forces. I believe that you will meet this responsibility with honor, and will reliably protect our maritime boundaries, the message notes.

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Session of the Council of the Elders of Turkmenistan starts its work

The agenda of nation-wide forum includes priority tasks of further comprehensive development of the country and implementation of social, economic and democratic reforms.