Our distinguished President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov identified digitalisation as a priority in solving systemic issues of the economy of Turkmenistan. Among the priority urgent tasks, the head of state identified the implementation of the Conception of the Development of the Digital Economy in Turkmenistan for 2019–2025 and the State Programme of the Development of the Digital Economy in Turkmenistan for 2021–2025. The goal of these programmes is to increase the efficiency of all sectors of the economy and the social sphere through the use of information technologies, the leader of the nation notes.
Of course, today digitalisation is a key to solving the priority tasks of sustainable development. The digital market is one of the world’s fastest growing and most popular employment sectors, especially among young people. In accordance with the Conception and the State Programme, work is being carried out in Turkmenistan to create an infrastructure and conditions for a phased transition to the digital economy. The Government has already introduced the digital system and established video conference calls, making it possible to hold online meetings.