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Session of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan
27 Jun
Session of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan

On 26 June, 2020, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov held video conference session of the Cabinet of Ministers where priority subjects of the state life and drafts of some documents have been reviewed, the State News Agency of Turkmenistan reports.

Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers G. Mushikov reported on the measures for digitization of national economy in the context of solution of objectives set by relative Concept.

It was informed that certain work on introduction of new Milli VISA cards into circulation is carried out by the State Bank of Foreign Economic Affairs for expansion of range of non-cash payments. The Vice-premier noted that it opens wide opportunities for further development of banking sphere of the country and inclusion of national payment system to modern international network.

Summing up the report, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov highlighted that stable work of this complex is a determining factor of improvement of competiveness of national economy, its integration to the world economic space.

In this regard, the Head of the State instructed to activate work for introduction of new Milli VISA Card to circulation and addressed specific assignments to the Vice-premier.

Deputy Chairwoman of the Cabinet of Ministers B. Abdiyeva reported on the Week of Culture 2020 in Dashoguz Velayat as well as on results of «Türkmeniň Altyn asyry» contest.

Having noted the important of annual cultural action stimulating development of national culture and art and supporting finding of new talents, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov ordered to provide high organizational level of its final events and to hand over the button of the Week of Culture to Lebap Region, which would host this event on June 22 – 27 next year, in ceremonial atmosphere.

The Head of the State has also instructed to hold the award ceremony of winners of «Türkmeniň Altyn asyry» contest and conferign ceremony of titles to cultural personnel on high level.

Further, the floor was given to Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, Foreign Minister R. Meredov who reported to President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov about good news that came from the UN Headquarter in New York.

Final Joint Declaration of International Forum dedicated to financing of realization of the Sustainable Development Goals held by initiative of Turkmenistan and under the UN sponsorship on May 28, 2020 was adopted as a document of the 74th session of the United Nation General Assembly. This document was published in six official languages of the UN and spread among country members of the United Nations.

The Vice-premier, Foreign Minister, congratulated the Head of the State on this foreign policy victory and wished new outstanding success in his major activity to Turkmen leader.

Having listened to the report and addressing the participants of the session, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov noted that adoption of this document in the year of the 25th anniversary of neutrality of the country, which has been recognized two times by the United Nations and set in its main multilateral documents, is very important. Speaking of this, the President highlighted high level of strategic partnership between Turkmenistan and the UN.

Continuing the subject, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov noted that important Resolutions of the United Nations General Assembly on strengthening of peace, security and sustainable development have been developed and adopted by initiative of our country for the interests of the world community.

Further, addressing the participants of the session of the Cabinet of Ministers, the Head of Turkmenistan has focused on coming national holiday.

The President said that the fact that we observe the Day of Cultural and Art Personnel and the Day of Magtumguly Fragi Poetry on the same day of June 27 every year has deep meaning. This date embodies the relation of national culture, art, literature forming a single whole and enhancing importance of art and poetry in life of people. This is because the culture is a soul of the nation and art is its heritage. Turkmen leader highlighted.

Finishing the session of the Cabinet of Ministers, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov congratulated follow citizens on the Day of Cultural and Art Personnel and the Day of Magtumguly Fragi Poetry and wished good health, family wealth and big success to all.