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The President of Turkmenistan held working session on development of trade and entrepreneurship
25 Mar
The President of Turkmenistan held working session on development of trade and entrepreneurship

On the 24th of March 2020, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov held working session with participation of Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers Ch. Gylyjov who supervises trade complex as well as heads of the ministries and profile departments of this sector, the State News Agency of Turkmenistan reports.

Issues related to realization of the concept of development of digital economy in 2020 – 2025 and fulfilment of assignments given by the Head of the State have been reviewed at the session.

The President noted that while being one of the most dynamically developing branches of national economy, trade sphere visually demonstrates positivity of reforms in national economy under conditions of its transfer to market relations. Development of trade section is an important indicators of social prosperity and success of the reforms.

The Head of the state continued that the list of competitive products is growing in the result of major works for production of import substitutive commodities, development of agricultural complex, processing production facilities as well as opening of new industrial directions of Turkmen economy.

The Head of the State noted that export of excess of production made in the country, provision of coordination of work of markets, stable food provision of the population are among the main objectives of the trade system.

Having focused on introduction of digital system to this sphere, the President ordered to define and use new modern management methods, to improve activity in marketing and management.

The Head of the State has also given instructions to expand the variety of textile production and to increase its competiveness in international markets.

Having requested to hold the construction of carpet making facilities under control and modernize production structures, the President highlighted the necessity of protection and improvement of carpet making traditions.

Turkmen leader ordered to arrange online trade and to expand the system of delivery of orders, which would allow working according to time requirements.

Successful implementation of the Programme of social and economic development of Turkmenistan provides the necessity of implementation of innovations, coordination of activity of all branches and regions, process of diversification, opening of import substitutive production and strengthening of export potential of the country, the Head of the State continued.

Small and medium entrepreneurship has a big role in this. Integrated government support given to private business support fundamental modernization of activity of business communities, Turkmen leader said.

Finishing working session, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov wished success in solution of set objectives to all participants.