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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.

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov: Beauty of the Motherland’s nature – priceless treasure

On the weekend, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and his grandson Kerim went for walk along the Kopetdag’s foothills. People used to call this period ‘kyrkchille’ –winter forty days, the coldest period of the season. The snow, which has fallen during this period, promises to fill the land with moisture so much that the seeds, which will be planted in spring time, will turn into generous harvest. The farmers notes that prolonged precipitations become a cure for the soil, which means that high yields of wheat and other agricultural crops are expected.

Session of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan

On December 25, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has held video conference session of the Cabinet of Ministers where priority subjects of the state life as well as drafts of some documents have been reviewed. Heads of administrations of the regions and Ashgabat have been invited to the session. Coming over to the agenda, the Leader of the Nation has given floor to Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers G. Mushikov who reported on the activity performed by the structures under his supervision according to the Resolution on establishment of the system of electronic document management and websites as well as on putting them into operation, which was signed by the President of Turkmenistan on February 27, 2020. Organizations of financial and economic block undertake integrated measures for successful solution of objectives outlined in this document.

The President of Turkmenistan holds session on development of cultural sphere and mass media

On December 23, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has held video conference session dedicated to development of cultural sphere and improvement of activity of mass media. The Head of the State has listened to the reports on performed work, having focused on special important of the objectives in the context of the celebration of the 30th anniversary of Turkmenistan’s independence, which is celebrated in 2021.