The Mejlis (Parliament) of Turkmenistan is a legislature representative body




Meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan

Today, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov has held a regular meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers via a digital system to sum up the results of work done in economic sectors over two months of 2024, to hear relevant reports, and to discuss priority objectives for of the country’s socio-economic development.

Chairwoman of the Mejlis D. Gulmanova was first to speak, who informed about the results of work done in January-February of the current year.

During the period under review, the Law of Turkmenistan “On establishing the anniversary medal of Turkmenistan “Magtymguly Pyragynyň 300 ýyllygyna” was adopted. Currently, the Working Commission, jointly with representatives of ministries and sectoral departments, is preparing bills on civil law relations, as well as on energy saving and efficient energy use, and hydrometeorological activities. At the same time, the introduction of new regulations into the Family and Civil Procedure Codes continued. In accordance with the present-day requirements, draft laws are developed relating to seed production of agricultural crops and improving the social and living standards of the people.

As was reported, the long-term guidance for legislative activities was the “Plan for activities and measures in the major areas of activity of the Khalk Maslakhaty to be carried out this year jointly with the Mejlis of the country, ministries, sectoral departments and public associations for the purposes of implementing the “Program of Socio-Economic Development of Turkmenistan and Investments in 2024” approved at a meeting of the Khalk Maslakhaty Presidium.

Information was provided on practical steps being taken to strengthen effective relations with parliaments of foreign countries and international organizations. In this regard, it was reported that 6 meetings were held during the period under review. Along with this, deputies attended 18 seminars on improving legislative activity, organized by the relevant institutions of our country jointly with reputable international organizations.

In order to study advanced experiences, parliamentarians made 5 official trips abroad, in particular, the delegation of Turkmenistan visited the city of Tokyo (Japan). 

The first meeting “The Role of Parliamentary Collaboration in Strengthening Peace and Dialogue” was held in a hybrid form with the participation of the parliament heads of the Group of Friends of Neutrality member countries.

The report included Information on the participation of Mejlis deputies in events to explain to the general public the aims of improving national legislation, key aspects of the domestic and foreign policy of the independent Homeland, the goals of the adopted legal regulations, as well as to popularize the literary heritage of great Turkmen poet Magtymguly Pyragy.

Summing the information presented, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov emphasized that dynamic development of the sovereign Homeland on a targeted basis, and the regular improvement of the people’s wellbeing is associated with the modern laws adopted. In this regard, emphasis was placed on the need to further update the country’s legislation in accordance with the realities of the time.