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 review a number of priority issues of public life.

The floor was first given to Chairwoman of the Mejlis D. Gulmanova, who informed about the work to bring the national legislative framework in line with the realities of the time.

In this regard, information was given that working commissions are preparing draft laws regulating civil and legal relations, as well as those related to the protection, study and popularization in the world of the creative heritage of Magtymguly Pyragy. Along with this, amendments and addenda are made in legislative instruments in accordance with the requirements of the time, aimed at updating sanitary activities, developing physical education and sports, agricultural crop seeds production, and improving the work of the country’s scientific institutions.

A seminar on modern methods and principles of legislative activity was organized during the period under review for students of the Academy of Civil Service under the President of Turkmenistan with the participation of deputies of the Mejlis.

A separate issue of the report was the practical steps taken to strengthen contacts with international organizations and parliaments of foreign countries. As part of this work, a representative of the Mejlis participated in the International Conference of Parliamentarians held by the United Nations Population Fund in Oslo, the Kingdom of Norway.

In addition, deputies took part in forums and meetings organized by relevant ministries and sectoral departments of the country jointly with UN bodies and other authoritative international agencies.

As was reported, people’s representatives appear at events and in the media in order to explain to the population the priorities of the state policy, the importance of international initiatives that are supported by the world community, as well as the socio-economic transformations ongoing, and legal instruments adopted.

Summing up the information, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov focused on the need for further updating the national legislative system in accordance with the requirements of the modern time. Along with this, the importance of the consistent development of inter-parliamentary relations established with foreign countries was highlighted.