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Meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan

Today, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov held a regular meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers via a digital system, at which a number of priority issues of public activities were considered.

The floor was first given to Chairwoman of the Mejlis D. Gulmanova, who informed about the work ongoing to improve the national legal framework.

As was reported, working commissions are currently preparing new draft laws on energy saving and efficient energy use, and on hydrometeorological activities. At the same time, amendments and addenda are made to existing legal instruments regulating family relations, veterinary activities, land legal relations, etc.

The report included information on practical steps being taken to expand relations with parliaments of foreign countries and international organizations. In this context, information covered meetings held with the leaders and members of the Turkmenistan-Austria and Turkmenistan-Cyprus parliamentary friendship groups, during which issues of improving the performance of these organizations and prospects for further development of cooperation between the relevant committees were discussed. Along with this, deputies of the Mejlis participated in an event on the development of a “Memorandum on the rules of foreign trade in Turkmenistan”, organized by representatives of the relevant ministries of our country jointly with consultants from the Asian Development Bank and employees of the World Trade Organization.

In addition, information was given about meetings held by people’s representatives to explain to the general public the key aspects of the current state policy and the transformations ongoing in the Homeland, the goals of the adopted legal regulations, as well as to popularize the literary heritage of great Turkmen poet Magtymguly Pyragy.

Summing up the information presented, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov focused on the importance of continuing work on drafting new laws and introducing amendments and addenda to existing legal regulations in accordance with the requirements of the time.