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The presentation of the QR code payment system, modern, mobile and easy-to-use non-cash payments, took place at the Rysgal Joint-Stock Commercial Bank in Ashgabat on the eve of the main national holiday – the 29th anniversary of independence of our Motherland. Specialists of the Rysgal JSCB are successfully introducing this type of remote banking services, which are new for Turkmenistan, in our country. “Today, the introduction of digital technologies in all economic sectors is a priority for all managers,” these words of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov testify to the comprehensive concern of the leader of the Turkmen state for the people’s welfare in accordance with the principle “The state is for the people”, and all innovations in the digital space are aimed at achieving this goal. In this context, the President-Arkadag set the task of ensuring access to digital and mobile services as a key aspect.

Demand for online shopping growing in Turkmenistan

In the 21st century, digital services have become extremely important. On the initiative of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, the country is actively transitioning the economy to a digital platform in the context of the Conception for the Development of the Digital Economy of Turkmenistan until 2025. Among the important points of the Conception is the strengthening of its basic foundations, that is, the active development of Internet support and trade systems in Turkmenistan. The Internet or electronic commerce is a rapidly developing industry over the past two decades, which is why Internet business has received special attention in connection with the emergence of the information society and its direct contribution to the economy. The global network makes it possible for goods and services to enter the world trade market.

"Road map" of digital economy

The Conception of the development of the digital economy in Turkmenistan for 2020–2025 is one of the priority directions of the social policy of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. This creative idea is a kind of roadmap for the technological transformation of all branches, their state management and the formation of an economy based on a huge resource and production potential. The “road map”, or otherwise, the action plan for creating a digital economy, consists of several stages, and IT technologies are the instrument of digitalisation. IT-technologies play an increasing role in the field of production, and new approaches are replacing traditional ones. Information and communication technologies connect workforce, application systems and smart equipment into a single network and help modernise production at any stage of the life cycle.

Digital transformations in the national economy

In the modern world, the digital economy, the knowledge economy, the information society form a new socioeconomic system. Today, digital technologies are not just an indispensable part of the economies, they have become a progressive innovation platform where subject knowledge and intangible production dominate – the main indicator characterising the information society. Therefore, the developed states of the world, including Turkmenistan, pay close attention to the harmonious development of the systemically important elements of the digital economy, the information society and the knowledge economy. Today, one of the key drivers of the socioeconomic development of Turkmenistan is the digital transformation of the national economy. In this regard, large-scale work is being done under the wise leadership of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov to build a highly efficient economic system using modern digital systems and to turn our country into an information-driven economy.

Türkmenmetbugat: Available in Electronic Format

Twenty-one newspapers and eight electronic magazines, published in Turkmenistan, can be read in the application and on the Türkmenmetbugat site from July 1 The transition of print media into electronic format is being carried out by the order of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. As the head of state emphasises, at present, the world mass media attach great importance to the development of digital technologies, including electronic publications. This is important for the operational placement of relevant information in the global information space. Today, Turkmenistan has created all the conditions for the availability of Internet services in any part of the country.