The questions connected with preparation of the Program of fight
against corruption and bribery discussed on Sunday at the
meeting in Majlis of Turkmenistan in which deputies of national
parliament, vice-chairmen of the government, the secretary of the
State Council of safety, the Minister of Defence Yaylym Berdiyev,
heads of regions and Ashgabat took part.
At the meeting the tasks set by the President Gurbanguly
Berdimuhamedov at the country cabinet meeting which took place
on May 12 concerning fight against corruption and bribery were
considered. Participants of the meeting discussed a package of
measures, directed to eradication of these phenomena.
In the context of development of the anti-corruption program
value of the law of Turkmenistan "About Public service" was
emphasized, there its legal and organizational basis, conditions
and an order of implementation of the right to public service by
citizens of Turkmenistan were determined.
During the meeting ways of enhancement of the legislation in the
field of fight against corruption and bribery which manifestations
were especially inadmissible in the law-enforcement sphere were
Having charged to the State Council of safety together with Majlis
in short terms to develop the Program of fight against corruption
and bribery, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov emphasized that
elimination in the society of the reasons and conditions of
emergence of corruption had to become its main goal.
The head of the state expressed opinion that it was necessary to
review anew the relevant laws and to strengthen punishment for
bribery and corruption. In particular, on belief of the President,
would be correct to provide in the relevant laws cancellation of
oblivion for the persons which were taking part in bribery.
According to the President, bribery and corruption extremely
negatively influence all aspects of life of society, beginning from
economy and finishing morals, result government institutions and
society in negative results, slow down growth of economy.