STATE SUPPORT FOR YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP
In Turkmenistan, special attention is paid to youth entrepreneurship. One of the state policy priorities is to support and encourage youth entrepreneurship. Today, the need to intensify youth initiatives in the state and public life is not only a way to create employment opportunities for the population, but also an important area of the social and economic development of the country. In the modern epoch, the role of small and medium sized businesses in Turkmenistan’s economy is increasing from year to year. The programmes that set forth the main areas of support for small and medium sized businesses and young entrepreneurs are the Revival of the New Epoch of the Powerful State: National Social and Economic Development Programme of Turkmenistan for 20222052, the Social and Economic Development Programme of the President of Turkmenistan for 20222028 and the State Programme to Support Small and Medium Sized Businesses for 20182024.