President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov held a joint meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers and the State security council of Turkmenistan, where priority issues of state life were considered.
Announcing the agenda, the Turkmen leader gave the floor to the Chairman of the Mejlis G. Mammedova, who informed about the ongoing Parliament work on further improvement of legislative base of the state, as well as the preparations for the first meeting of the Halk Maslahaty. To held the first meeting of the Halk Maslahaty at the highest organizational level, the Mejlis, will prepare drafts of the relevant documents.
After hearing the information, the President of Turkmenistan emphasized the relevance of the consistent work of the Mejlis in solving problems aimed at further promotion of the country on the path of socio-economic reforms, the use of international experience in law-making.
Regarding the preparation of the first meeting of the Halk Maslahaty, the head of the state emphasized the importance of careful consideration of all organizational issues, agenda and documents to be submitted for consideration by the delegates of the national meeting. The upcoming forum should take into account the rich historical experience of the ancestors in the country's governance in order to attract representatives of all segments of the population to the large-scale work of national importance, the President highlighted.
Vice-Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, Minister of foreign affairs R. Meredov reported on the activities of the foreign Ministry in the context of the consistent implementation of the foreign policy of Neutral Turkmenistan and the implementation of the instructions given by the head of the state.
He reported on the steps taken to further develop a fruitful cooperation – both in bilateral and multilateral formats, within the framework of authoritative international organizations, including the UN and its largest structures. At the same time, systematic work is being carried out to promote and implement the peace initiatives put forward by the Turkmen leader.
Vice-Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers P. Agamyradov reported on the activities carried out in accordance with the President's instructions to improve the education and science systems, health care, sports, as well as the implementation of youth policy tasks, the expansion of international contacts in these areas.
The Vice-Chairman reported on the preparations for the international rally "Amul-Khazar 2018", including the involvement of volunteers, provision of medical services, etc.
Speaking next, Vice-Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers B. Abdieva reported on the activities of subordinate agencies, reporting on cultural events held in the framework of this year's motto "Turkmenistan - the heart of the Great Silk road", and also marks the start of the International rally "Amul-Khazar 2018". Concerts with the participation of artists and creative teams are planned, which are designed to make the sports event a bright and colorful holiday.
The report of the Vice-Chairman contained information on measures taken to improve the quality of domestic media and publishing.
After hearing the report and addressing the Vice-Chairman, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov notified the need to continue working to further improve the activities of the supervised areas in accordance with the tasks and requirements of the time.
Focusing on the preparation of the cultural component of the upcoming international rally "Amul-Khazar 2018" in September, the Turkmen leader stressed its special importance in creating a festive atmosphere of the sports forum, attracting the interest of its participants and guests to the historical monuments of our country, located along the Great Silk road.
Vice-Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers M. Meredov reported on the implementation of the "Program of development of oil and gas industry of Turkmenistan for the period up to 2030" and the situation in various sectors of the energy sector.
After hearing the report, the President instructed the fuel and energy complex management to exercise strict control over the activities of subordinate structures, paying priority attention to the issues of increasing production and processing of oil and natural gas. Specific instructions were given to the Vice-Chairman regarding the implementation of major investment projects, including the construction of modern gas chemical complexes and the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India gas pipeline.
Minister of internal affairs I. Mulikov reported in detail on the preparation for the international rally "Amul-Khazar 2018". Information was also provided on the implemented events within the framework of the upcoming sports competition at the proper level, including the meetings of the organizational and working committees, presentations held in various countries, practical steps for wide coverage of the competition in the media. As reported, currently there is a special Internet site on the pages of which are placed all the information about the rally, the registration of athletes who want to take part in it.
The head of the Ministry of internal affairs presented to the President of Turkmenistan samples of sports suits for participants of competitions. A separate topic of the report was the work of specially organized courses for training drivers, navigators and technical personnel who will represent the national team.
Having heard the report, the leader of the nation noted that the international rally "Amul-Khazar 2018" will be a worthy contribution to the revival in the modern format of the historical route, which has linked Asia and Europe with trade and cultural contacts for centuries. The work on the organization of the upcoming competition should be carried out in coordination with the decision of the relevant issues, the head of state said, addressing a number of instructions to the Minister of internal Affairs.
At the end of the joint meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers and the State security council, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov wished the participants great success in their important and responsible work.