OUTCOMES OF ACTIVITY OF SECURITY FORCES IN JANUARY – AUGUST REVIEWED AT THE SESSION OF THE STATE SECURITY COUNCIL
President, Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of Turkmenistan, Army General Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov held offsite session of the State Security Council. The agenda of the session included outcomes of work of military and law enforcement agencies of the country for eight months of the year.
Early in the morning, the Head of the State has come to the place of the session of the State Security Council. Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, Secretary of the State Security Council Ch. Amanov has made a report on the readiness to the session.
First, Defense Minister B. Gundogdiyev reported on the outcomes of work in military divisions of National Army from the beginning of the year, fulfilment of orders on strengthening of defense capability of the country, improvement of professional level of military personnel, establishment of proper conditions for service and life. The report on preparation to military parade on occasion of the 29th anniversary of the country’s independence as well as on coming recruiting campaign has been presented.
Having listened to the report, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov noted that improvement of activity of the Ministry is the main vector of reforms implemented in military sphere. At the same time, special attention is paid to modernization to equipment and facility base on all military forces and strengthening of personnel potential.
The Head of the State has specified patriotic and educational activity among the priorities of coming work. It was also requested to provide high level of organization of military parade in honour of the next anniversary of the country’s independence.
Minister of Interior M. Chakiyev has reported on the results of work for the period under review, measures for prevention of crimes, provision of fire safety in all parts of the country.
Organization of the Month of Traffic Safety – Peaceful Life, under which the events aimed at optimization of transport flow in the capital and regions, improvement of culture of drivers and pedestrians would take place, was a separate subject of the report.
Support of law and order, prevention of crimes are the utmost objectives of personnel of the Ministry of Interior, the President of Turkmenistan said. Having focused on importance of systematic measures for prevention of crime and compliance with fire safety regulations, the President gave specific instructions to the Minister.
Having noted importance of the month of traffic safety, the Head of Turkmenistan demanded to hold organization of all planned events under control.
During the session, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has signed the Order on improvement of passport system in Turkmenistan and gave certain assignments on its execution.
Further, Head of the State Border Guard Service Sh. Durdiyev reported on the outcomes of activity of his structure in January – August this year.
The Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the country highlighted that soldiers and officers of the Border Guard have responsible objective to protection the border of our state, which has to remain the border of friendship with all neighboring countries. Having focused on coming work, Turkmen leader highlighted modernization of frontier outposts among important directions.
Further, the floor was given to Chairman of the Supreme Court G. Hallieyv who reported on measures taken for the period under review for reformation of national judicial system as well as on fulfilment of orders of the President of the country.
Summing up the report, the Head of Turkmenistan has noted that work in this field is to develop efficiently operating judicial system, which main objective is to protect rights and legal interests of Turkmenistan citizens, having given certain assignments.
Prosecutor General B. Atdayev has reported on work for control of compliance with existing legislation in the country for eight months of the year.
Having listened to the report, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the country highlighted that prosecution authorities have to take proper measures for provision of supremacy of law, protection rights and freedoms of the citizens, interests of society and state and addressed specific instructions.
Minister of National Security G. Annayev has reported on activity of the structure under his command for the period under review and on specific measures taken by the Ministry for support of peaceful situation in the country.
Noting the role of the Ministry of National Security in provision of favourable public and political climate in the country, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov pointed out the necessity of strict discipline among personnel of the organization. The Head of Turkmenistan has specified improvement of qualification of personnel of the Ministry among priority objectives.
Minister of Justice B. Muhamedov has reported on activity of his structure for eight months of the year as well as on measures for development of national legislative base.
Having listened to the report, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the country mentioned that monitoring of existing normative and legal acts and further improvement of laws are the main requirements.
Further, Chairman of the State Customs Service M. Hudaykuliyev reported about measures taken from the beginning of the year for improvement of the efficiency of this structure. The report on full disinfection of cargo arriving in the country taken into account current epidemiological situation in the world has been presented.
Strategic role of Turkmenistan as an important intersection of transit and transport corridors in Eurasia is growing these days, the President of the country noted, having highlighted that responsible approach to fulfilment of authorities of the Service is required due to increment of work load.
It is necessary to pay special attention to the movement of commodities and transport across customs border of the country, the Head of the State highlighted, having requested to hold relative procedures according to the requirements of international standards under control.
Further, the floor was given to Chairman of the State Migration Service M. Gurdov who reported on the complex of measures taken in January – August for efficient implementation of migration policy.
The Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the country has noted that carrying out professional activity, personnel of the Service have to support to the growth of authority of the country.
Special importance in activity of the Migration Service, the same like in other structures, has to be paid to introduction of innovations, use of positive foreign practice, the Head of the State noted.
Further, Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, Secretary of the State Security Council Ch. Amanov has reported on implementation of wide-scale military reform initiated by the President of Turkmenistan.
The report on measures taken by military and law enforcement agencies of the country for strengthening of power and defense capability of National Army, improvement of combat and professional training of personnel of security forces, compliance with service discipline has been presented.
Summing up the report, the Head of the State noted that sovereign Turkmenistan would always adhere to neutral status delegated by the United Nations and being the main factor of support of peace and stability in Central Asian region.
Provision of high level of professional training of officers and soldiers were specified among the priorities. Education of young soldiers in the best patriotic traditions remains the main requirement, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov noted, having ordered the Vice-premier, Secretary of the State Security Council to hold execution of the duties by security forces under strict control.
Other subjects, on which relative decisions have been made, were reviewed at the session.
In the end, the President of Turkmenistan, Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the country has wished strong health and success in their responsible service to the members of the State Security Council.
After, the Head of the State and heads of military and law enforcement agencies went to the shooting range.
Upon arrival to the training ground, having looked around the provision and conditions for training, during which military personnel improve their professional skills and ability to handle modern weapons and equipment, Head of the State Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov requested to pay attention to combat skills of soldiers and officers and hold these matters under control.
Further, heads of military and law enforcement agencies as well as the Vice-premier, Secretary of the State Security Council have shot on targets, having demonstrated their skills in fire arms.
After the shooting, Head of the State Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov checked hit targets. The Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces has ordered to pay special attention to improvement of fire arm skills of soldiers and officers of security forces.
Further, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the country have made shots on targets, having demonstrated excellent fire arms skills.
Addressing the participants, the Head of the State highlighted that systematic training of personnel of security forces in military and applied sports are the main requirements of successful fulfilment of combat tasks and achievement of the best results.
Having wished success to the heads of security structures in their responsible work and solution of set objectives, the Head of the State, Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the country, Army General Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov left the place of event.