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Online meeting with EXPO-2020 Steering Committee
25 Aug
Online meeting with EXPO-2020 Steering Committee

On August 24, 2020, Representatives of the Ministry of Trade and Foreign Economic Relations took part in an online meeting with the heads of the EXPO-2020 steering committee, the State News Agency of Turkmenistan reports. The organizational issues of the global forum were discussed during the meeting. As reported, considering the epidemiological situation in the world, Turkmenistan supported the initiative put forward by the UAE to postpone EXPO-2020 to next year. In this regard, the parties called for the intensification of mutually beneficial contacts and exchange of views, paying particul...

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Innovations in banking sphere: Contactless payments
24 Aug
Innovations in banking sphere: Contactless payments

Report on preparation to the launch of new Halkbank Terminal mobile application for contactless payment has been presented to the Head of the State at the session of the Cabinet of Ministers on August 21. Mobile application developed by IT-specialists of the above-mentioned bank is aimed at activation of measures for expansion of range of cashless payments in shopping outlets and service centres, improvement of reliability of payments for goods. After opening of Hakbank terminal, it is planned to install programme software in mobile phones of shopping and service outlets for making relative o...

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New laws are adopted, amendments and addendums are introduced to number of existing laws at the session of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan
23 Aug
New laws are adopted, amendments and addendums are introduced to number of existing laws at the session of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan

On August 22, 2020, the tenth video conference session of the Mejlis of the sixth convocation took place. Heads of some ministries and departments as well as mass media have been invited to participate in the session, the State News Agency of Turkmenistan reports. Draft law of Turkmenistan on prevention of crimes, which specifies legal and organizational basis of the system of crime prevention and sets general rules of its operation, principles, main directions, types of prevention of crimes and forms of prevention influence, has been brought for discussion by deputies. The speakers were hig...

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Session of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan
22 Aug
Session of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan

On August 21, 2020, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov held video conference session of the Cabinet of Ministers where current subjects of the state life and drafts of some documents have been reviewed, the State News Agency of Turkmenistan reports. Having announced the agenda, the Head of Turkmenistan gave floor to Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers G. Mushikov who reported on the result of inspections of activity of the ministries and profile departments of cultural sphere, which were carried out in accordance with instructions of the Head of the State. Continuing the session, th...

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Steadfast transit to digital economy is a factor of successful integration of modern system of the global economy
21 Aug
Steadfast transit to digital economy is a factor of successful integration of modern system of the global economy

Introduction of digital system into all spheres and branches of national economy is a main direction of the Programme of the President of Turkmenistan for social and economic development of the country in 2020 – 2025 and important condition for achievement of the level of developed countries, provision of stable rates of economic growth based on knowledge and innovations. The solution of this objectives will also support to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which were adopted by all country members including our state of the UN until 2030. President Gurbanguly B...

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Health professionals of Central Asia and International experts discussed issues of child and adolescent health
21 Aug
Health professionals of Central Asia and International experts discussed issues of child and adolescent health

On August 20, 2020 the Ministry of Health and Medical Industry of Turkmenistan with support from the Regional and Country Offices of the World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) hosted a web conference on child and adolescent health during the time of COVID-19, informs the web-site of the MFA of Turkmenistan.    The conference was attended by healthcare professionals of Central Asian countries as well as of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Germany, Russian Federation and UK aimed at sharing experiences and discussing the challenges of ensuring adequate health care for c...

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