President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov held video joint video conference session of the Cabinet of Ministers and the State Security Council where current subjects of the state life have been reviewed.
Opening the session, the President called the Speaker of the Mejlis, Deputy Chairmen of the Cabinet of Ministers and heads of military and law enforcement agencies.
Addressing the participants of the session, the Head of the State said about widely observed holiday on the next day – the Day of Constitution and State Flag of Turkmenistan.
Having congratulated everybody on this important date in the chronicle of the country, the President highlighted that we are proud of our Constitution, which recognizes human as the main value of the society and state as well as of the State Flag, which is everlasting symbol of independence, neutrality and solidarity of people.
Speaker of the Mejlis G. Mammedova informed about the activity of National Parliament on further modernization of legal and regulatory framework of the country and coming celebration events.
President Gurbanguly Berdimuamedov highlighted the importance of legal work of National Parliament for further successful implementation of social and economic programmes and projects. In this regard, Turkmen leader pointed out the necessity of thorough study of universal international legal documents, their consideration in national practice in combination with the priorities of the state policy.
Continuing the session of the Cabinet of Ministers and the State Security Council, the President has listened to the reports of the heads of military and law enforcement agencies who reported on the activity of the structures under their command, measures for successful implementation of military reform and support of peaceful atmosphere in the country.
Information on the work for strict compliance with law and order under the objectives outlined by the Military Doctrine, which has exclusively defensive character, measures for strengthening of defence capability of the country, improvement of activity of judicial system, technical rearmament of structural divisions of customs authorities, modernization of legal and regulatory framework as well as fulfilment of the assignments given earlier by President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has been presented.
Having listened to the reports, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces noted the importance of provision for coordinated activity of military and law enforcement agencies for strengthening of the foundation of creative life of Turkmen people.
Having focused on the implementation of the reforms in security forces, the President highlighted that sovereign Turkmen state always takes care of improvement of the strength of its army, modernization of its equipment and facility base. Training of professional military personnel, creation of conditions for services, life and rest of the Motherland defenders are also priority objectives.
The Head of the State gave specific instructions to the heads of military and law enforcement agencies for high-level organization of all celebration events dedicated to the Day of Constitution and State Flag of Turkmenistan.
Turning to the agenda of the session, the Head of the State gave floor to Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers G. Myradov. The Vice-premier reported on the fulfilment of the assignments given earlier by the Leader of the nation, in particular on the measures for restructuring of the State Tourism Committee, improvement of efficient work of this sphere and implementation of unified cultural and tourist policy.
Continuing the report, the Vice-premier informed about the measures for improvement of activities in protection of fish and overall aquatic biological resources of the country. in this regard, it was reported about the work carried out for improvement of licensing of the activities related to fishing, processing and production of canned fish and seafood.
Having listened to the report, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov pointed out the necessity of integrated measures for brining of national tourism industry to new level of development, optimum involvement of significant potential of the sphere, which would support the enhancement of the status of Turkmenistan as a popular centre of international tourism.
Having noted thorough consideration of the measures aimed at protection and rational use of aquatic biological resources of the country, provision of proper control of the condition of water reserves, activity of fishing farms and facilities, the Head of the State addressed the Vice-premier with relative instructions for continuation of work taking into account modern requirements and set objectives.
Video conference session was continued by the report of Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers M. Meredov who reported on the measures for further increment of volumes of oil and gas production and processing, improvement of raw material base of fuel and energy complex, promotion of number of big investment projects aimed at the expansion of production potential and diversification of oil and gas industry of the country.
Information about the results of geological surveys carried out by the State Corporation Türkmengeologiýa at promising Tajjibay field located in Charjew etrap, Lebap velayat has been presented. 2,400 meter well has been successfully drilled in this field and flow of sulphur free gas, which is very important for the industry, has been received. At present, Scientific and Research Institute of the State Concern Türkmengaz works on estimation of the reserves of new deposit.
Summing up the report, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov highlighted that efficient use of riches natural resources of Turkmenistan is an important condition of successful implementation of wide-scale programmes expanded in the country, which are aimed at the provision of dynamic rates of development of national economy and enhancement of the wellbeing of the population.
Having focused on the objectives of national fuel and energy complex, the Head of the State ordered the Vice-premier to activate the works on entry of new oil and gas deposit to industrial operation. The projects implemented in this field are to support the growth of volumes of export of eco-friendly fuel as well as to reliable provision of new petrochemical facilities with raw materials.
Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers Ch. Purchekov made a report on the preparation to XVIII International Multi-Purpose Exhibition White City of Ashgabat and events timed to the Day of Ashgabat. At the same time, it was reported on the course of construction of residential buildings in the velayat.
The Vice-premier reported that participation of representatives of foreign business circles and leading foreign companies including long partners of our country as well as ministries and departments of Turkmenistan, private companies, which would present wide range of production of different branches of national economy, is considered in this review.
Concerts of artists and art collectives are planned in the parks of the capital on occasion of the Day of Ashgabat. Opening of four new 9-storey residential buildings and ground-breakign ceremony of other 23 9-storey buildings as well as opening of new park in Byuzmeyin etrap of the capital will be held in Mir 7 residential district.
After, the Vice-premier reported on the fulfilment of the assignments given earlier by the Head of the State on building of new modern villages in the velayats as well as on activation of living construction under new edition of National Programme of improvement of social and living conditions of rural population until 2020.
Having summarized the report, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov highlighted that XVIII international Multi-purpose Exhibition White City of Ashgabat would be the platform for presentation of new projects as well will introduce the achievements of different spheres and structures of national economy representing industrial, cultural and intellectual potential of Turkmen capital, its huge social and economic capabilities to foreign guests.
Speaking of coming holiday, the Head of the State ordered to hold all events on occasion of the Day of City on proper level and addressed the Vice-premier with specific assignments.
Having focused on the improvement of life level of Turkmenistan citizens, formation of developed social and economic infrastructure in the cities and rural areas, Turkmen leader demanded to provide an integrated approach to the construction of new settlements.
Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers M. Chakiyev reported on the preparation to coming Turkmen Carpet Holiday and International Carpet Exhibition and XIX Conference of the World Turkmen Carpet Connoisseurs timed to this date.
Having listened to the report, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov highlighted that manmade carpets are priceless heritage, concentrated expression of spiritual and cultural values of our nation. This is an art, which was made by inspired work of many generations of Turkmen women and brought to perfection.
Having noted an important role of annual forums in the popularization of the achievement of national carpet industry in the world, the head of the State highlighted that such events have to be aimed at the promotion of Turkmen production in the world markets, improvement of competiveness of national producers, development of beneficial contacts with foreign companies and gave number of orders to the Vice-premier on organization of the events on high level.
Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers Ch. Gylyjov reported on the opening of education facility for training of qualified specialists of market economy for personnel provision of development of private sector. For this purpose, the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs and the Ministry of Education have carried out relative organizational work.
President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov noted that number of small and medium business enterprises and private structures grows in Turkmenistan. Therefore, opening of new educational institute for training of specialists in management, marketing and other professions is required by time.
We have to make the generation of business leaders of international level, who has global vision, strategic thinking and social responsibility, able to bring significant contribution to stable development of country and society, the Head of the State said and gave specific instructions for implementation of this important project. The President made special mention of the creation of innovative environment of business education with application of advanced technologies and methods of education and attraction of professional teachers.
Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers P. Agamyradov reported on preparation of mass sport and health improving events timed to the World Bicycle Day.
These actions will be held on the avenues of Ashgabat, indoor race track of the Olympic village, velayat centres, multiprofile sport complexes, stadiums, sport schools and universities. Concerts of art and cultural masters are planned to be organized along the routes.
Summing up the report, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov gave instructions of preparation and conduct of all coming events on occasion of the World Bicycle Day on high organizational level. The head of the State highlighted that all events have to be aimed at active popularization of the principles of healthy life style in the society, ecological wealth, development of physical training and sports, spiritual and physical education of younger generation.
Deputy Chairperson of the Cabinet of Ministers B. Abdiyeva reported on the preparation of events planned on May 18 on occasion of the Day of Constitution and State Flag of Turkmenistan as well as on the plan of improvement of activity of Turkmenistan State Committee for Television, Radio Broadcasting and Cinematography.
The Vice-premier reported on the flower laying ceremony to the Monument of Constitution and the Main Flag of the country as well as on the events, which are to be held in cultural centres of the capital and velayats. Information about the measures for modernization of technical provision of Turkmenistan State Committee for Television, Radio Broadcasting and Cinematography and transition to digital system has also been presented.
Having listened to the report and highlighted the importance of the holiday honouring the symbols of the state, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov ordered the Vice-premier to hld all events on high organizational level.
Having noted that further improvement of the activity of Turkmenistan State Committee for Television, Radio Broadcasting and Cinematography is a time requirements, the Head of the State focused on the importance of work for wide coverage of the achievements of the country and popularization and national heritage in media sources.
The President ordered the Vice-premier to organize the activity of TV and radio channels taking into account the plans of innovative development of the implementation of the Concept of development of digital economy in Turkmenistan in 2019 – 2025, which provides use of advanced technologies in all spheres of the country’s activity.
Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers E. Orazgeldiyev reported on the course of reforms in agricultural complex and seasonal field works in the regions.
Summing up the report, the President highlighted the importance of large-scale reforms in agriculture, which are aimed at provision of food abundance, development of the regions, expansion of export potential of national economy.
The Head of the State noted that systematic measures bring positive results. Success of Turkmen agricultural industry were comprehensively reflected at the Exhibition of Agricultural Complex of the country on the day before. Current subjects of the sphere were discussed at international scientific conference as well as at the session of the CIS Intergovernmental Coordination Council for seed production.
The Head of the Stat pointed out the importance of further development of national selection and seed production, active exchange of practice with foreign specialists , expansion of international cooperation in this sphere.
Selection of new high productive breeds of wheat, cotton, rice, potato, grapes and other vegetable and fruit crops adapted to local soil and climate conditions is one of priority objectives of Turkmen agrarian scientists. In this regard, modern studies and scientific development present great interest. All of these are perspective directions of cooperation with leading world scientific and production centres.
Video conference session was continued by the report of Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, Foreign Minister R. Meredov who informed about the preparation to the session of Turkmen – Japanese Committee for economic cooperation in Ashgabat on May 23.
The agenda of the meeting will include wide range of subjects related to strengthening and development of beneficial partnership. At first, it is planned to discuss the measures for activation of interstate trade and economic relations including the perspective of direct business contacts, opening of joint ventures in different spheres, expansion of export and import operation, increment of trade as well as to elaborate relative proposals.
At the same time, subjects related to the participation of Japanese companies in big projects in oil, gas and chemical industries planned in Turkmenistan with the study of cooperation capabilities would be reviewed.
Future cooperation in construction industry, transport, communication and logistic sections, in particular in railroad industry, as well as supply of Japanese vehicles and opening of service centres in our country will be the subject of detailed discussion. Development of number of draft documents on the above-mentioned directions in carried out under the preparation to the session.
In addition, opportunities of expansion of cooperation and implementation of new technologies in health protection, agriculture, science, education and tourism will be reviewed at the session, which is planned to be resulted in signing of relative Protocol. It is also planned to organize number of bilateral meetings.
Having listened to the report, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov highlighted that further development of multidimensional cooperation with Japan, which is important business partner of Turkmenistan, is one of priority vectors in the context of consolidation of constructive dialog with the countries of Asian Pacific region.
Speaking of this, the Head of the State pointed out the necessity of active use of existing potential of cooperation in trade and economic sphere including in industrial sector and in investment activity.
Having noted that the course of Turkmenistan to the industrialization is oriented to opening of scientifically based facilities working on the base of advanced efficient and eco-friendly technologies, Turkmen leader spoke for further study of practice of Japanese partners in this direction.
Today, there are big opportunities for successful consolidation of efforts in implementation of new joint projects in different spheres, diversification of productive business contacts. At the same time, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov noted, humanitarian and cultural relations, which also have to be developed, remains an integral aprt of Turkmen – Japanese relations.
The Head of the State highlighted that mutual interest of the sides, supplemented by specific proposals and having significant regulatory and legal framework, makes reliable platform for expansion of interstate partnership. In this context, the Vice-premier, Head of Foreign Ministry received specific assignments for preparation to the session of Turkmen – Japanese committee for economic cooperation.
Summing up joint session, the President of Turkmenistan pointed the attention of the members of the Government on the utmost objectives. Having noted that the Day of Constitution and State Flag of Turkmenistan has to be celebrated as a big holiday, which is typical for Turkmen nation, the Head of the State gave assignments on this account to relative officials.
The farmers of the country have an important objective – organized wheat harvest campaign, the President highlighted and gave the instructions on holding of this campaign on high level.
Addressing the Deputy Chairmen of the Cabinet of Ministers who supervise velayats, Turkmen leader pointed out the importance of permanent control of the course of harvest campaign together with local administration.
The President drew the attention of the Vice-premiers on the utmost objectives related to the beginning of construction of new district in Ashgabat. Having noted that opening of new work places is an important condition of the measures in this direction, Turkmen leader ordered to consider the issues of provision of labour occupancy of the population of new district and composing of the list of necessary facilities and specialists.
Finishing joint video conference session of the Cabinet of Ministers and the State Security Council, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov again congratulated everyone on the Day of Constitution and State Flag of Turkmenistan, having wished strong health, peaceful and wealthy life and success in work.
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