In his New Year message to the Turkmen people, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov noted that all conditions are created in our independent country for development of culture, literature and art and a large-scale work is carried out to preserve, enrich and popularize the national heritage and congratulated our compatriots with inclusion of the nomination “Dutar making craftsmanship and traditional music performing art combined with singing” into the UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage.
During the Summit of the Economic Cooperation Organization, which was successfully held in Ashgabat on November 28 under the chairmanship of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, special attention was paid to such pressing issues on the global agenda as climate change, ecology, and environment preservation.
The past month has brought new bright touches to the active socio-political life of the country, filling it with events that are particularly significant both for strengthening fruitful international cooperation and increasing the role and authority of Turkmenistan and its leader Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov on the world stage.
At a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers held on November 16th via digital system, the President of Turkmenistan signed a Resolution “On financing the construction of a department for production of combined mineral fertilizers at the Turkmenabat Chemical Plant named after S.A.Niyazov.” At the same time, it was emphasized that over the past decades, the production of combined fertilizers has acquired great importance, and their efficiency is assessed by the presence of at least two active substances and a high concentration of the latter. The practical implementation of the new project will significantly increase the yield of agricultural crops grown in our country, improve the structure of the soil, the leader of the nation said.
The 15th Summit of the Organization for Economic Cooperation, successfully held on November 28 under the chairmanship of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, became one of the central political events of 2021, declared at the initiative of our country as the International Year of Peace and Confidence.
President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, addressing via digital system the International Forum on Northern Economic Cooperation held in the Republic of Korea on November 18th, stressed that today the real state of affairs requires a joint approach in combating the pandemic and minimizing the negative socio-economic and humanitarian consequences caused by the expansion of its scale.
Independent neutral Turkmenistan continues to successfully implement the strategy of broad international cooperation developed by the leader of the nation Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, actively developing constructive political dialogue and fruitful trade, economic, cultural and humanitarian ties with all interested countries of the world.
The next issue of the quarterly scientific-practical journal of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs “Foreign policy and diplomacy of Turkmenistan” has reached its readers.
This September, marked by the glorious anniversary date - the 30th anniversary of the sacred independence of Turkmenistan, was highlighted by high international activity of ministries and departments in the context of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov's successful open door policy and wide cooperation with foreign states.
At the expanded meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers held on October 8 on the digital system, dedicated to summing up the results of the work done by the sectors of the national economic complex for nine months of this anniversary year, the leader of the nation Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov signed a decree, according to which from January 1, 2022, monthly wages will increase by 10 percent employees of institutions financed from the budget, self-supporting enterprises and public associations, pensions and state benefits, scholarships for students and listeners. This decision was made in order to successfully implement in the era of power and happiness the tasks defined in the "Program of the President of Turkmenistan for the socio-economic development of the country for 2019-2025", to further improve social conditions and social security of the population.