Exacting demands shall be placed on the candidates for the leading posts, - Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov

During joint meeting of Cabinet council and the State Council of safety of Turkmenistan which was carried out on May 18 the President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov brought up a question of matching and placement of personnel on executive positions again. According to the head of the state, the facts of bribery and corruption found recently among responsible government employees told about relevance of this subject.

"I have all bases to speak about the shortcomings which were available recently in this respect, especially after the found facts of the negative phenomena among responsible government employees", the leader of the nation told.

The President of Turkmenistan emphasized that exacting demands should be placed on the candidates for the leading posts. The head of state noted need to develop the list of such requirements including qualification criterions of compliance of this or that position on the basis of the legislation.

According to Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, each citizen shall be legally competent and educated, know the rights and obligations, laws of the country, to accurately represent consequences of their violation and responsibility to which it can be attracted, including, in case of bribery and corruption.

The President charged to the corresponding heads to review training programs of high schools, higher educational institutions, and also Academies of public service in case of the President of Turkmenistan to enter classes in rules of conduct, etiquette, jurisprudence. 

In this context the head of state disposed to provide suggestions for improvement of legal education of the population and to increase the moral consciousness in the nearest future. 

At the meeting of the government on May 12 the President declared need to develop the Program of fight against corruption and bribery in the shortest possible time.


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