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State News Agency of Turkmenistan / 10.08.2017 /

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov held regular session of the Cabinet of Ministers where priority issues of the state life of reviewed.

Having announced the agenda, the Head of the State gave floor for report on the situation in the establishments and organizations of financial and economic sector to Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers B. Hajamammedov. The Vice Premier made report on the development of draft Resolution on establishment of Interdepartmental Commission for selection of the supplier of goods, works and services for the needs of state-financed organizations.

Summing up the report, the President highlighted the importance of the reforms in financial, tax, budgetary, monetary and financial spheres, foreign economy and price policy. There are an adoption of integrated measures for involvement of the potential and keeping of stable tendencies of the growth in all sectors, regular analysis and forecasting of macroeconomic situation among them, - the Leader of the Nation has summed up, having addressed the Vice Premier with relative assignments.

The Head of the State stressed the importance of the development of efficient and flexible system of the relations in construction sphere, introduction of new working methods. Having signed the Draft Resolution, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov ordered to monitor the work of Interdepartmental Tender Committee as well as timely and proper fulfilment of works in this direction.

Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers M. Babayev reported on the situation in the branches of fuel and energy complex and on the progress of number of large investment projects. The Vice Premier also reported on the course of construction of gas chemical complex for polyethylene and polypropylene production in Balkan Velayat.

Having listened to the report, the Head of the State demanded the activation of work for establishment of modern productions in the country, which would produce large spectrum of petrochemical industry goods required by local and foreign consumers based of advanced technologies.

After, Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers E. Orazgeldiyev reported on the course of seasonal agricultural works.

The programme of celebration events dedicated to the Day of Turkmen melon was also reported to the Head of the State. Scientific and practical conference, award ceremony of the winners of professional contests among the farmers and selectionists, performances of art bands, cultural workers and arts masters will be held in Turkmen Agricultural University.

Exhibition of elite breeds of melons, water melons and pumpkins grown I different regions as well as other domestic production made of fruits and vegetables will be expanded in the Olympic village of the capital.

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov ordered to held the Day of Turkmen melon on high organizational level.

Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers M. Aydogdiyev made report on the work in the structures under his supervision and the prospects of their future development.

The Vice Premier also informed on the construction of the living complex of the Ministry of Industry in Abadan etrap of Ashgabat. Location plans and sample of the houses were demonstrated to the Head of the State. The Vice Premier informed that it is planned to build 30 four-storey large panel building with 16 and 32 apartments, 6 double-storey shops and kindergarten for 160 children.

Having stressed the attention on the key objectives of large-scale urban construction programme in Turkmenistan, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov highlighted that original architectural appearance of the building and facilities are the main requirement to architects and project designers along with reliability and functionality. In this regard, the Head of the State noted the importance of creative approach to the development of every single projects.

Having touched upon the subject of the construction of living estate in Abadan etrap of Ashgabat, the Head of the State emphasized that all works have to be carried out rapidly and in accordance with international standards.

Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers D. Amangeldiyev reported on the situation in the spheres under his responsibility and the measures for further improvement of the activity of construction and energy complexes and communal services.

The Vice Premier also reported on the fulfilment of the assignments for commissioning of new facilities, preparation of Turkmen capital to V Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games given by the Head of the State earlier. The course of the 16th phase of urban construction of Ashgabat was also reported to the President.

Having listened to the report, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov requested the Vice Premier to perform unremitting and strict control for the activity of the structures under his supervision. Speaking of the preparation of Ashgabat 2017 Games, the Head of the State highlighted the necessity of attention to the issues of urban planning of the capital, comprehensive modernization of the infrastructure, uninterrupted operation of urban engineering networks and provision of clear and coordinated work of communal services. Having approved the location of the facilities of the 16th phase of urban construction of Ashgabat, the Head of the State gave specific instructions for the elaboration of this project.

Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan O. Gurbannazarov reported on the situation in the sphere under his supervision, fulfilment of the assignments given earlier by the President of Turkmenistan for further improvement of the work of the structures under his jurisdiction. The Vice Premier also reported on practical measures for improvement of trade and development of entrepreneurship.

Summing up the report, the Head of the State noted that trade sphere plays an important role in the growth of national economy and consolidation of cooperation with foreign countries. It is necessary to implement innovative technologies and advanced experience for high-level organization of work of this sector.

After, Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers B. Annameredov, who supervise transport and communication sphere, reported on the work for further improvement of the activities of lower enterprises.

Having mentioned that the advantages of geographic location of Turkmenistan allow our country efficiently implementing transport potential for expansion of international cooperation, the Head of the State highlighted the necessity of further modernization of transport sector in accordance with international standards.

Coming to the issues of connection and telecommunication development, the Head of the State focused the attention at the importance of improvement of the activity of the enterprises of this sphere. It was highlighted that personnel of National Space Agency has to provide well-coordinated work of all system of satellite communication of the country.

Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, Foreign Minister R. Meredov reported on the preparation of the next session of Intergovernmental Turkmen – Indian Commission for trade, economic, scientific and technological cooperation planned on August 14 in New Delhi (India).

Summing up the report, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov noted that development of constructive relations with the states of Asian Pacific region including with the Republic of India is one of the key vectors of foreign policy strategy of neutral Turkmenistan. Our countries have positive experience of cooperation in wide spectrum of directions.

Speaking of this. The President stated the presence of favourable opportunities for improvement of productive trade and economic relations, increase of trade turnover volumes, stimulation of investment activity, diversification of contact among business circles, implementation of new large joint projects as well as enrichment of the content of traditional humanitarian and cultural dialog.

Implementing comprehensive reforming programmes oriented at formation of strong industrial infrastructure, modernization of social sphere, our country relay on active implementation of innovations, advanced technologies and best world practices. In this aspect, large perspectives are opening for efficient bilateral cooperation.

Having highlighted that Turkmenistan sees India as important and reliable partner, the Head of the State Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov requested to provide high level of preparation to the next session of Intergovernmental Turkmen – Indian Commission.

Chairperson of the Mejlis A. Nurberdiyeva informed on work of National Parliament for improvement of legislative and regulatory basis of the country. Relative work is carried out for the session of the Council of the Elders, proposals on the agenda are studied and organizational issues are being solved accordingly with all responsible structures.

Deputies of the Mejlis familiarize themselves with implementation of social important state programmes and life of people while visiting the regions. Cooperating closely with local administration and the electorate, the parliamentarians assist in solution of numerous pressing issues as well as participate in different social events. The work for explanation of adopted regulatory acts is carried out steadily.

Having listened to the information, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov highlighted that improvement of national legislation is necessary for continuation of work for establishment of democratic legal temporal state, legal provision of the development of the most important spheres of state and social life, economic growth, improvement of social and living conditions of the population. In this regard, the necessity of active work of the deputies on sites was mentioned.

The Head of the State also noted the importance of the expansion of inter-Parliamentary cooperation.

Reporting on the work in the spheres under his responsibility, Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers S. Toyliyev reported on preparation to the month of traffic safety. According to the plan, various educational events, conferences, topical contests and other will be held under this action in schools and pre-school establishments of the capital and the regions on September 1 – 30. All of them are aimed at the prevention of traffic incidents and explanation of the necessity of strict adherence to traffic rules by the motorists and pedestrians.

At the same time, the Vice Premier informed President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov on the measures for further development of successful international cooperation in educational sphere.

It was noted that at present moment, cooperation between Turkmen International University of Humanitarian Studies and Development and Tokyo Foreign Languages University is established and carried out according to relative Agreement on academic exchange and cooperation signed on October 23, 2015. In this regard, the Vice Premier presented Draft Memorandum on students exchange between two universities, which was developed for consolidation and expansion of productive contacts, for review by the Head of the State.

Having noted that expansion of beneficial contacts and share of the practices with leading universities of the world are the key aspects of the strategy of integrated reformation of educational sphere, the Head of the State pointed the importance of undertaking of further measures in this direction.

Having approved the Memorandum, the President of the country addressed the Vice Premier with number of specific objectives for activation of fruitful educational connections with foreign partners including Japan.

Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers A. Garajayev reported on the work held in the cultural and mass media spheres for preparation of V Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games.

Having listened to the report, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov focused the attention on the necessity of using forthcoming events not only for demonstration of centuries-old artistic and cultural practice of Turkmen people, original national traditions and customs but also for demonstration of the openness of Turkmenistan to all new, positive and interesting what he modern time brings. The events of 2017 Asian Games have to promote wide propaganda of modern achievements of our state in different spheres, - the Head of the State has said, having addressed the Vice Premier with number of concrete objectives for provision of high organizational level of cultural actions on occasion of continental sports forum.

After, Secretary of the State Security Council, Minister of Defence Ya. Berdiyev, who was invited to the session of the Cabinet of Ministers, reported on preparation of samples of souvenirs symbolizing all sports included to the programme of Ashgabat 2017 Games by lower structures, ministries and organizations. The report on organization of the events dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the establishment of Border guard troops of Turkmenistan and the Day of Border guard personnel was also given.

President of Turkmenistan, Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces Army General Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov congratulated the defenders of the Motherland frontiers with the 25th anniversary of the establishment of Border guard troops of Turkmenistan and the Day of Border guard personnel.

Further in the session, the information on putting into circulation of 100 manat gold and silver memorable coins on occasion of V Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games was given. The sample of the coins were also demonstrated.

The President of Turkmenistan, having approved the samples of the coins, noted that numismatic novelties would be memorable souvenir of the coming regional sports competitions and excellent present for local and foreign collectors.