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Meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan

Today, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov has held a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers using the digital system, at which reports from deputy prime ministers were heard and the results of work done in the first quarter of this year were summed up.

Chairwoman of the Mejlis D. Gulmanova was first to speak, who informed about the activities of the National Parliament over the past three months to improve the country’s legislation.

As was reported, during the period under review, 9 Laws of Turkmenistan and 8 Resolutions of the Mejlis were adopted. These include new legislative regulations “On instituting the anniversary medal “Magtymguly Pyragynyň 300 ýyllygyna”, as well as on energy saving and energy efficiency, hydrometeorological activities, ratification of the Agreement between the Government of Turkmenistan and the Government of the People’s Republic of China on international motor transport link. At the same time, a number of legal documents have been improved. Currently, working commissions are preparing draft laws aimed at regulating public relations in various fields.

As part of the development of international and inter-parliamentary relations, 11 meetings have been held since the beginning of the year, including the acceptance of credentials from 4 Ambassadors Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary accredited to Turkmenistan. Along with this, the reported included information that deputies and employees of the National Parliament participated in 25 seminars held jointly with international organizations on the issues related to updating lawmaking and promoting the implementation of government programs. Representatives of the Mejlis were on 7 working trips.

During the period under review, the first meeting “The Role of Parliamentary Cooperation in Strengthening Peace and Dialogue” was held with the participation of the parliament heads from the countries parties to the Group of Friends of Neutrality.

At the same time, the report covered the participation of people’s representatives in various events to explain to the general public the key aspects of the state policy, the successes being achieved in the country, the importance of the initiatives put forward by the President of Turkmenistan, as well as the goals of the adopted legal regulations.

Summing up the information, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov pointed out with satisfaction the effectiveness of work being carried out to strengthen and update the legislative framework of the state. During the period under review, appropriate amendments and addenda were made to some legal instruments, the head of state said, focusing on the importance of further improving the country’s legislation based on the present-day realities.