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The President of Turkmenistan holds session on social and economic development of the country

On January 13, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has held video conference session with participation of some Deputy Chairmen of the Cabinet of Ministers, heads of Ahal and Dashoguz Regions as well as the Minister of the Education. Current objectives of further social and economic development of the country and other issues of the state life have been reviewed at the session. First, the floor was given to Governor of Ahal Region Ya. Gurbanov who reported on current situation in the region, care of the winter crops, which is taken according to agricultural standards, preparation of fields and agricultural equipment to spring sowing campaign. The Governor has also informed the Leader of the Nation Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov on activity of relative structures for implementation of National rural program.

Session of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan

On January 8, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has held first session of the Cabinet of Ministers with participation of the heads of administrations of Ashgabat and regions in 2021, which slogan is “Turkmenistan – Home of Peace and Trust”. Priority issues of the state life as well as drafts of some documents have been brought to discussion. Outcomes of development of the branches, plans of further social and economic development of the country as well as programs of events planned to be held on occasion of the glorious 30th anniversary of the Motherland’s development and slogan of the year were in the center of attention.

The President of Turkmenistan receive the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Korea

On January 7, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has received new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Korea to Turkmenistan Shin Sung-Chul. Presenting his credentials, the diplomat congratulated the Head of the State and people of our country on New Year 2021, which was declared as International Year of Peace and Trust by the special resolution of the UN General Assembly at the initiative of Turkmenistan, as well as conveyed warm greetings and best wishes to President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov from the President of the Republic of Korea Moon Jae-in.

Session of the State Security Council of Turkmenistan

On January 6, the President of Turkmenistan, Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the country Army General Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has held first session of the State Security Council this year. Outlining the subjects of the agenda, the Head of the State has noted that outcomes of work of military and law enforcement agencies in 2020 would be summed up and objectives for the near future would be determined at the session.

The President of Turkmenistan holds video conference working session

On January 4, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has held the first video conference working session with participation of some Deputy Chairmen of the Cabinet of Ministers, heads of the capital and regions in 2021, which is held under slogan “Turkmenistan – Home of Peace and Trust”. The agenda of the session included further social and economic development of the country, realization of fundamental reforms in agricultural complex, construction of facilities, which opening is timed to the celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Motherland’s independence. The program of events planned to be conducted in honor of the slogan of this year has also been reviewed.

Telephone conversation between President of Turkmenistan and President of Turkey

On January 1, President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan had a telephone conversation. Warmly greeting each other, the leaders of the two countries congratulated each other on the New Year, wishing health, happiness, great success in all undertakings in the name of prosperity of the people of Turkmenistan and Turkey.

President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov addresses New Year congratulation to turkmen people

The President has summed up the outcomes of the expiring year, which was held under slogan “Turkmenistan – Home of Neutrality”. Despite the complicated situation in the world, Turkmenistan has managed to achieve stable development of national economy in 2020. Numerous social and production facilities have been built and put into operation. Thousands of happy families have celebrated house-warming parties. Number of international projects, which are to turn the country into new important link of regional and interregional transport and communication system is under implementation. The Leader of the Nation has mentioned success in agriculture, health protection, science and sports and highlighted important role of culture and art in study and enrichment of cultural heritage of the nation.

Joint session of the Cabinet of Ministers and State Security Council of Turkmenistan

On December 30, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has held last in this year joint session of the Cabinet of Ministers and State Security Council in the Ruhiyet Palace. Heads of the regions and Ashgabat have also been invited to the session. First, the floor was given to Speaker of the Mejlis G. Mammedova who has informed on fulfilment of the request of the Head of the State for definition of the slogan and emblem of the next year, on announcement of “Turkmenistan – Home of Peace and Trust” as a slogan of 2021 and presented the project of the emblem of the year to the Leader of the Nation for review.

The Head of the State holds meeting with the dean of diplomatic corps

On December 29, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov had video conference meeting with the dean of diplomatic corps in Turkmenistan, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation Alexander Blokhin. Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, Foreign Minister of Turkmenistan R. Meredov has also taken part in online meeting. Greeting Russian diplomat, Turkmen Leader has noted that good practice to celebrate New Year together, with participation of the heads of diplomatic missions accredited in Turkmenistan has been established in the last years, however, due to current situation, the meeting is held in new format.

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov visits the Main New Year tree of the country with children

On December 28, Head of the State Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has visited the Main New Year tree of the country, which is placed at the square in front of Älem Cultural and Entertainment Center, with his granddaughters. The guests were warmly greeted by Ayaz Baba and Garpamyk, the usual characters of New Year celebration. The Älem Cultural and Entertainment Center is traditionally selected as the main place of favorite New Year celebration, which people of Turkmenistan meet with joy in peace and harmony.