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7 Feb

IMPORTANT STAGE OF PRE-ELECTION CAMPAIGN

Intensive preparations are well underway in Turkmenistan for the election of Khalk Maslakhaty members of the Milli Gengesh (National Council). In accordance with the electoral legislation, the nomination of candidates opened on February 6. Velayat, etrap, and city khalk maslakhaty are currently holding meetings to select and nominate their candidates.   Under the procedure established by the legislation, political parties and citizen groups may put up Khalk Maslakhaty candidates through their...

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7 Feb

BUSINESSMEN EXPRESS INTEREST IN HYDROCARBONS AND LICORICE

59 transactions were registered at the State Commodity and Raw Materials Exchange last week. Businessmen from the United Arab Emirates and Cyprus purchased aviation kerosene and gasoline produced at the Turkmenbashi complex of oil refineries. Businessmen from Switzerland and Afghanistan purchased heavy vacuum gas oil produced by the Seydi oil refinery, and representatives of the British business community purchased carbamide (State Corporation "Turkmenhimiya"). Moreover, businessmen from R...

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7 Feb

MINISTER IS REPRIMANDED

In accordance with the Resolution of the President of Turkmenistan, Minister of Culture Atageldi Shamyradov was severely reprimanded for improper execution of official duties and serious shortcomings in work.  Minister is reprimanded (turkmenistan.gov.tm)

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6 Feb

THE PRESIDENT OF TURKMENISTAN HOLDS SESSION ON DEVELOPMENT OF TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATION COMPLEX

On February 6, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has held video conference working session for development of transport and communication complex with participation of some Deputy Chairmen of the Cabinet of Ministers, heads of profile departments and profile higher educational institutes. Opening the session, during which outcomes of work of transport and communication sphere in the last year have been reviewed, the head of the state highlighted that this is one of the main branches of nati...

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6 Feb

THE MEETING WITH THE DELEGATION OF POLITICAL OFFICE OF TALIBAN MOVEMENT WAS HELD IN THE MFA OF TURKMENISTAN

February 6, 2021 the leadership of Turkmen foreign ministry met with the delegation of Political Office of Taliban movement headed by Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar in the MFA of Turkmenistan. During constructive negotiations, the parties have underlined the importance of establishing and maintaining peace and stability in Afghanistan. In this regard, it has been noted that Turkmenistan has given significant support for Afghan people, contributed to the development of Afghan economy, primarily...

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5 Feb

FOLLOWING GLOBAL BEST PRACTICE

Under Article 7 of the Law of Turkmenistan “On Appellations of Origin of Goods”, the President of Turkmenistan has signed a Resolution, approving the list of government agencies authorized to issue a document which acknowledges that the applicant produces a product in a designated geographical region in Turkmenistan whose particularly distinctive qualities and characteristics are exclusively associated with the natural and (or) ethnographical factors peculiar to this geographical location. Un...

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4 Feb

EXPERTS DISCUSS MIGRATION ISSUES

On February 4, a working meeting via videoconferencing took place in the capital with experts of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Office in Turkmenistan. Representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Finance and Economy, the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Population, the Migration Service, the State Statistics Committee, and the Institute of State, Law and Democracy were among those participating in the meeting from the Turkmen side....

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