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Key objectives of home and foreign policy of the country are reviewed at the session of the Cabinet of Ministers
1 May
Key objectives of home and foreign policy of the country are reviewed at the session of the Cabinet of Ministers

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has held regular video conference session of the Cabinet of Ministers, at which current issues of the state life have been reviewed.

In the beginning of the session of the Government, the head of the state has called Speaker of the Mejlis of National Assembly of Turkmenistan G. Mammedova and Deputy Chairman of the People’s Council of National Assembly of Turkmenistan K. Babayev and shared opinions on development and popularization of primordial traditions and customs of Turkmen nation among the youth.

The head of the state has also noted that his book “Spiritual World of Turkmens” has been published in Uzbekistan. This is great honor for us and very important for strengthening of friendly relations between two countries and fraternal peoples.

During further session of the Government, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has first called Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers G. Mushikov who reported on work performed in the structures under his supervision as well as on the measures for improvement of budgetary and tax system according to the world practice, introduction of national and international standards of financial reporting, update of legal acts related to taxes and mandatory payments.

Having focused on the necessity to continue working in this direction together with profile structure, the President addressed the vice-premier with number of certain instructions.

Further, Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers Sh. Abdrahmanov has reported on the situation on the sphere under his supervision, realization of the Program of development of oil and gas industry of the country until 2030.

Summing up the report, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has emphasized the main aspects of implementation of energy strategy of Turkmenistan aimed at intensive development and modernization of national oil and gas industry based on introduction of innovative technologies, activation of beneficial cooperation with foreign partners.

Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers Sh. Durdiliyev has reported on work for increment of production output of the energy system of the country.

Having listened to the report, the head of the state highlighted the importance of work for enhancement of the potential of national power energy industry, on improvement of its export capabilities as well as on provision of reliable and uninterrupted provision of electricity to local consumers.

In his turn, Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers E. Orazgeldiyev has reported on undertaken measures for strengthening of food sector of the country. 

Having listened to the report, the head of the state highlighted that provision of the population with various agricultural production is one of the main objectives of agricultural complex.

Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers B. Ovezov has reported on work for digitization of services in the sphere of railroad transport. It was reported that e-ticket application has been launched, which provides the sale of the tickets on the internet or through mobile application.

Clients using railroad transport as well as the companies specialized in export and import trade and transportation of transit cargos across Turkmenistan would be able to apply online from any part of the world through personal accounts.

Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers Ch. Gylyjov has reported on work for support of private producers.

Having listened to the information, the head of the state ordered vice-premiers Ch. Gylyjov and G. Mushikov to continue working on increment of volumes of consumer goods production and reduction of import of these goods. At the same time, it is necessary to improve the quality and expand the range of services provided to the population, to introduce digital system to work of the industry, to arrange online trade and delivery of production to the clients, Turkmen leader said addressing vice-premiers Ch. Gylyjov and B. Ovezov with number of specific instructions.

Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers M. Mammedova has reported on the program of the main events and opening of social and cultural facilities planned in May.

Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers M. Geldiniyazov has reported on work performed in te structures under his supervision and presented the proposals on transfer of certain universities of the country to self-sustainable format to the head of the state for review.

After listening to the report, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov highlighted the importance of improvement of national education system for development and activation of scientific and education work, implementation of modern developments and innovative technologies, establishment of wide international cooperation.

Further, the floor was given to Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Minister, Foreign Minister R. Meredov who reported on implementation of ecological diplomacy of Turkmenistan.

During the report, the vice-premier, Foreign Minister has presented Draft Resolution on approval of the Plan of Cooperation of Turkmenistan with international organizations in 2021 – 2023 to the head of the state for review.

Having ratified number of natural protection conventions of the UN, our country demonstrates responsible approach to fulfilment of undertaken obligations, the head of the state highlighted. For this purpose, normative and legal base is updated steadily.

Taking into account the obligations followed from important UN documents adopted in the last years, National Strategy for Climate Change in new edition has been approved.

Summing up what was said above, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has approved given proposal requesting to continue working on promotion of ecological initiatives of our country in the world arena.

Other important matters of the state life, on which relative decisions have been made, were reviewed at the session of the Government.

Finishing video conference session of the Cabinet of Ministers, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov wished strong health, family wealth and big success in work to the participants.