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President of Turkmenistan lays flowers to the Monument of Independence

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov took part in the solemn ceremony of laying flowers to the Monument of Independence. In the morning, members of the Government, heads of the Mejlis, military and law enforcement agencies, ministries and departments, the Hyakim of Ashgabat, the honorary elders, representatives of public organizations, the media, students, workers of culture and arts, as well as residents of the Turkmen capital gathered together at the Monument of Independence.

President of Turkmenistan congratulates compatriots on the Independence Day

“I cordially congratulate you on the national holiday of Turkmenistan - Independence Day! Independence is the unshakable foundation of our powerful state, the invincible basis of happy life. This is a sacred concept that gives strength and energy to create and build, as well as unites and inspires. Therefore, we widely celebrate the 29th anniversary of our independence, we meet it with excellent successes, we mark it with important events”, says President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov in his congratulatory address. According to the President of Turkmenistan, from the first days of independence, the Turkmen people have chosen a high goal - the establishment of a democratic, legal, secular state, civil society. The natural resources of the country are directed to national and human benefits, long-term programmes and fundamental reforms are successfully implemented in the name of the happiness and well-being of the people of the country.

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov: Adoption of the Constitutional Law will be written in gold letters to the chronicle of the nation

Direct video conference session of the People’s Council of Turkmenistan has been held under the chairmanship of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. Members of the Government, chairman and deputies of the Mejlis, heads of the ministries and profile departments, political parties and public associations, heads of the regions, districts and cities as well as members of the People’s Council, numerous personnel of facilities and establishments, honoured elders, respected mothers and youth took part in the session.

Priority objectives of regional development and preparation to celebrations discussed at video conference session

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has held regular video conference working session with participation of the Speaker of National Parliament, heads of the regions and capital. Objectives of implementation of the strategy of social and economic development of the regions, seasonal agricultural works in the fields, readiness to coming importance remarkable dates as well as fulfilment of urban construction program have been discussed at the session.

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President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov conducted a regular sitting of the Cabinet of Ministers via a digital video communication system, in which the hyakims of the velayats and the city of Ashgabat were invited to participate. During the meeting, the results of the activities of the Government over the past eight months were summed up, relevant reports were made, current issues of the country’s socioeconomic development were discussed, and drafts of a number of documents were considered. * * *

On the principles of the sovereignty of the people

The Constitutional Commission of Turkmenistan for the development and generalisation of the proposals for amendments and addenda to the Constitution of Turkmenistan is known to have approved the draft Constitutional Law “On the Amendments and Addenda to the Constitution of Turkmenistan” and to have submitted the draft for consideration to the Halk Maslahaty of Turkmenistan at its fourth meeting. The meeting of the Constitutional Commission chaired by President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov was held via a videoconference. Speaking at the fourth meeting of the Constitutional Commission on the development and assembly of the proposals for amendments and addenda to the Constitution of Turkmenistan, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov said, “Bringing the activities of the legislative body of the country in line with modern realities will enable the National Parliament to represent all layers of Turkmen society, to solve important tasks of the present era and dramatically facilitate the development and implementation of laws.”