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Session of the State Security Council of Turkmenistan
7 Jan
Session of the State Security Council of Turkmenistan

On January 6, the President of Turkmenistan, Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the country Army General Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has held first session of the State Security Council this year, the State News Agency of Turkmenistan reports.

Outlining the subjects of the agenda, the Head of the State has noted that outcomes of work of military and law enforcement agencies in 2020 would be summed up and objectives for the near future would be determined at the session.

First, Minister of Defense B. Gundogdiyev has reported on promotion of integrated military reform, which was initiated by the Leader of the nation for gradual strengthening of the Armed Forces of the country, training of professional personnel as well as on making of favorable conditions for service and life of military staff.

Summing up the report, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the country has noted that National army has to protect the greatest achievements of the epoch of might and happiness and steadily implement military and political strategy of Turkmen State.

Leader of the Nation Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has requested to conduct coming events on occasion of the Motherland’s Defender Day on high level and to start preparation to celebration of the glorious date – the 30th anniversary of Turkmenistan’s independence, which is observed this year.

Further, the floor was given to Minister of Interior M. Chakiyev who reporting on the outcomes of activity of the Ministry in the last year, has focused on the measures undertaken for support of public order and stability in the country, protection of legal rights and freedoms of the citizens as well as for prevention of crimes.

Head of the State Border Guard Service Sh. Durdiyev has reported on the results of activity of his structure, which has responsible mission to provide reliable defense of the sacred borders of the Motherland, as well as on the measures undertaken last year for technical rearmament of frontier outposts and improvement of combat training of personnel.

Chairman of the Supreme Court G. Halliyev has reported on the outcomes of activity performed in 2020 for further development of national judicial system, which is implemented taking into account the requirements of new historical epoch and in strict compliance with international standards.

Having listened to the report and addressing Chairman of the Supreme Court G. Halliyev, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov said that he is awarded with the title of the Honored Lawyer of Turkmenistan for big merits in strengthening of independence and sovereignty of the country, law order, improvement of the level of national legislation and legal activity and fruitful government and public activity.

The Head of the State has also informed that as it has been agreed with the Parliament, G. Halliyev is released from the post of the Chairman of the Supreme Court due to transfer to another work.

According to the President’s decision, G. Ussanepesov, who was awarded with the second qualification grade, has been appointed as new Chairman of the Supreme Court of Turkmenistan.

Prosecutor General B. Atdayev has reported on the work carried out last year, in particular on the results of the inspections of compliance with law in all spheres of the state activity, as well as on the activity for prevention of crimes.

Further, the floor was given to Minister of National Security G. Annayev who reported on fulfilment of objectives given by the Head of the State and on the measures undertaken for support of stability, law and order in Turkmenistan.

Minister of Justice B. Muhammedov has reported on fulfilment of objectives for further improvement of legal base of the country as well as on development of new laws, which are intended to be a reliable foundation for successful solution of objectives of social and economic development of our sovereign state.

Further, Chairman of the State Migration Service B. Ovezov has reported on the activity carried out in the last year in the divisions under his supervision, in particular on work for improvement of training level of personnel and work methods.

Further, Chairman of the State Customs Service M. Hudaykuliyev has reported on the situation in the structure under his supervision as well as on practical measures for improvement of efficiency of work of customs points taking into account complicated situation in the world.

Having noted significant contribution of personnel of the Service to protection of economic interests of the country, health and prosperity of the population, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov ordered to continue paying the utmost attention to improvement of quality of customs services, provision of rapid and thorough inspection of goods and cargo crossing the border.

Further, Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, Secretary of the State Security Council Ch. Amanov has reported on the outcomes of work of the security forces in 2020 and on multidimensional activity of the State Security Council, which plays an important coordinating work in successful promotion of large-scale military reform initiated by Turkmen leader, in general.

Summing up the report, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the country has focused on exclusively defensive character of the Military doctrine, which is aimed at strengthening of national security and improvement of capability of the army, which defends creative and prosperous life of Turkmen people.

Number of other important subjects, on which relative decisions have been made, was reviewed at the session.

Finishing the session, the President of Turkmenistan, Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the country Army General Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has wished strong health and big success in their responsible activity for the prosperity of beloved Motherland, provision of peaceful and happy life of native people to all participants of the session.