Actual aspects of the state life are reviewed at the session of the Government

President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov held regular session of the Cabinet of Ministers where actual issues of internal and foreign policy of the state wwere discussed as well as drafts of certain documents were reviewed.

Announcing the agenda, the President gave floor for the report on the situation in the sphere under his supervision to Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers G. Myradov.

Speaking of the fulfilment of the assignments given earlier by the President of the country, the Vice-premier informed on the work for realization of the Programme on sustainable development in Turkmenistan that was adopted by the state members of the United Nations Organization. It was informed that at present time, the main vectors of work in this direction were defined.

Summing up the report, the Head of the State noted the dynamics of cooperation between Turkmenistan and the UN that considerably increased recently, which is indicated by the number of joint projects undertaken in different spheres. The adoption of relative document is aimed at successful realization of the programmes for social and economic development of the country and on the achievement of the Goals of sustainable development, the President highlighted, having addressed the Vice-premier with the assignment to hold under control timely fulfilment of all planned works in this field by lower organizations.

Further, the Vice-premier reported on practical measures for explanatory work about the objectives of implemented integrated reforms for improvement of financial and economic sphere. In this regard, it is proposed to institute new publishing of the Ministry of Finances and Economy based on «Altyn asyryň ykdysadyýeti» and «Türkmenistanyň salgyt ulgamy» magazines.

Having note the importance of the coverage and awareness of the achievements in social and economic development of the country by the population, reflection of the key aspects of large-scale reforms in the economy, the Head of the State instructed the Vice-premier to work on the subjects related with the establishment of new publication.

Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers O. Gurbannzarov reported on the situation in the spheres under his supervision and work carried out by the departments together with the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs for provision of internal market with various quality consumer good, expansion of non-governmental sector of the economy, improvement of its potential and contribution to the solution of important objectives of national development.

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov gave instructions to the Vice-premier for the improvement of trade and entrepreneurship activity, creation of the conditions for activation of business and encouragement of private initiative in formation of competitive industrial complex of the country, implementation of advanced practice in this sphere as well as the provision of food abundance in the country.

After, Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers M. Babayev made report on the situation in the spheres under his supervision as well as on the results of international tender for the construction of the deferred tar carbonization unit at Turkmenbashy Refinery Complex. The completion of this project will allow increasing the deep processing of oil and the volumes of production of liquefied gas, gasoline, diesel fuel, petroleum coke and tar oil as well as improving the quality of road bitumen used in asphalt production.

Having listened to the report, Turkmen leader focused the attention on the objectives of further steadfast development of national fuel and energy complex, which solution is to provide the diversification of national economy and comprehensive industrialization of the country. Head of the State Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov noted that modernization of the infrastructure of fuel and energy complex, construction of new petrochemical facilities making wide variety of competitive production are among these objectives.

In this context, the President of Turkmenistan pointed at the importance of the implementation of innovative technologies to oil and gas sector for rational use of hydrocarbon resources of the country and solution of the tasks of environment protection.

Reporting on the course of seasonal agricultural campaigns, deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers E. Orazgeldiyev noted that currently, care of the winter crops is carried out in the velayats.

Summing up the report, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov addressed the Vice-premier with number of specific assignments related to the increase of the volumes of agricultural production including by the increase of agricultural crops capacity.

At the same time, the importance of wide implementation of modern agricultural technologies, study and practical application of advanced world practices supporting efficient use of land and water resources was highlighted.

Next, Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers M. Aydogdiyev reported on the situation in the branches under his supervision. Speaking of the measures undertaken for the provision of chemical industry facilities with new railroad equipment for transportation of the production, the Vice-premier gave information on the results of international tender exercised by the State Concern Turkmenhimiya on procurement of cargo rail tanks for transportation of sulphuric acid for Turkmenabat Chemical Plant. It was mentioned that new project capacity of the plant allows covering internal requirements of the country in this product as well as exporting it.

Having listened to the report, the President of Turkmenistan highlighted the importance of chemical industry as the key sector of national economy. In this context, the Head of the State mentioned huge potential of the production complex of Turkmenabat Chemical Plant in successful realization of economic strategy, one of the most important aspects of which is efficient use of the richest natural resources.

Having emphasized the necessity of timely and uninterrupted supply of the needs of national industry with various and quality chemical production of own make, the Head of the State addressed the Vice-premier with specific instructions.

Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers D. Amangeldiyev reported on the situation in the spheres under his supervision and on the work carried out by the instruction of the Head of the State on preparation of the plan of construction of living complex with all related engineering and technical, road and transport infrastructure in Abadan etrap of Ashgabat.

According to the plan, it is proposed to build living houses, kindergarten, school and multifunctional shopping centre. The Ministry of Industry is the principal of the construction of new living estate including planning of adjoining territories. All works are planned to be carried out in two phases within 5-year period.

The information on opening of new international tender of the Ministry of Construction and Architecture for the construction of number of facilities in Ashgabat was also presented.

Summing up the report, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov noted that at present time, the unique architectural facilities and buildings, many of which were listed in the Guinness World Records Book, are erected in our country.

In this regards, the Head of the State highlighted the necessity of introduction of the article related to the registration of related patent for protection of the original developments and ideas from plagiary into the contract for construction projects. following this, in cases of transfer of the facility to the third party, it is necessary to highlight on the necessary responsibility of the contractor and principal for breach of the patent.

Every contract must include the above-mentioned article, the Head of the State demanded. In this context, Vice-premier G. Myradov received the assignment of issue of the patent to all large and important constructions of the country.

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov also noted that all the tenders for the construction have to be exercised by the Ministry of Construction and Architecture.

Continuing the subject, having highlighted the importance of the control of the situation at new construction sites, quality and compliance with the schedule, the Head of the State reprimanded Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers D. Amangeldiyev for unsatisfactory performance of his duties and shortcomings in work with the last warning on correction of these shortcomings as soon as possible and signed relative Resolution.

After, Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers B. Annameredov reported on the situation in the ministries and departments under his supervision. The Vice-premier made report on the fulfilment of the assignments given earlier by the Head of the State related to further development of railway industry.

Having summed up the report, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov highlighted that currently, comfortable and safe international transport corridors for all types of transport are made in the country what provides sustainable development in the region – the improvement of good relations between the nations, consolidation of cooperation and increase of the volumes of trade turnover.

In this regard, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov instructed the Vice-premier to enforce the control of the provision of proper works of the enterprises of this branch and compliance with specific actions plan.

Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers A. GArajayev reported on the situation in the spheres under his supervision as well as on the preparation to the Days of Romanian Culture in Ashgabat.

The Vice-premier noted that the programme of art forum includes number of activities aimed at the activation of fruitful contact of two countries in humanitarian sphere. There are meetings of the museums specialists, exhibition of Romanian national dress and decorative and applied art, movie demonstration, master classes and joint concert. The guests will visit the expositions of the museums of the capital and other places of interest.

Having listened to the report, the President highlighted the importance of coming art events in the context of the development of Turkmen – Romanian interstate dialog.

Turkmenistan sees the cooperation with European Union countries as an important direction of foreign policy standing for the intensification of constructive international collaboration meeting the time demands for the stability and security on the planet and general progress, the President said. Special place in interstate dialog is given to cultural and humanitarian cooperation that supports the consolidation of trust and friendship with foreign countries.

Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers S. Toyliyev made report of the situation in the spheres under his supervision as well as presented the proposal on construction of new sanatorium for 200 patients in Bagabat, Ak Bugday etrap to the President of Turkmenistan.

The sanatorium, which is to include diagnostics, consultation, physiotherapy, treatment and other departments, is planned to be equipped with innovative medical hardware meeting international standards.

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov ordered to work over the subject of the construction of the sanatorium in Bagabat in details and demanded to pay special attention to high technology provision of health-improving complexes of the country with modern equipment and hardware from the leading world manufacturers for provision of quality medical services to the population.

Turkmen leader also requested S. Toyliyev to hold training and education sessions on traffic safety rules among the school students and the youth.

Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, Foreign Minister R. Meredov reported on the activity of his ministry and on the outcomes of VII Regional Economic Cooperation Conference on Afghanistan (RECCA VII) held in Ashgabat on November 14 – 15.

It was mentioned that the delegations of Asian Pacific region, Middle East, Europe and America as well as specialized agencies and structures of the UN, competent international and regional organizations, large banking and financial institutions took part in the forum.

Large spectrum of issues related to the consolidation of efforts in support of the development of Afghanistan, stimulation and activation of the partnership in such perspective spheres as energy, transport and communications, trade, private entrepreneurship and other was reviewed during two-day conference.

Signing of the Agreement on transit and transport cooperation between Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkey and Turkmenistan was the important event of the forum. This new international transport corridor will support the consolidation of productive cooperation on wide geo-economic space including the regions of Central and South Asia, Caspian and Black Sea basins and Mediterranean.

Business forum, meeting of women entrepreneurs joint trade exhibition and number of bilateral meetings have been organized during the Conference.

Ashgabat declaration reflecting the willingness of the participating states and international organizations for further intensification of beneficial partnership in regional and interregional scale has been signed unanimously by the outcomes of RECCA VII.

The Conference held in Turkmen capital became the subject of interested attention of the world community, which is indicated by wide coverage in foreign mass media.

Summing up the report, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov highlighted that while implementing foreign policy course based on the principles of positive neutrality, peace-loving and fruitful international partnership, Turkmenistan would continue rendering systematic assistance to Afghanistan in its social and economic recovery. Initiating large infrastructural projects in energy, transport and communication spheres with the participation of Afghan side, our country considers their implementation in the context of taken measures for integration of neighbouring state to the processes of regional and interregional cooperation.

Having highlighted the significance of the Conference in further consolidation of international efforts for support of peaceful development of Afghanistan and intensification of beneficial regional economic partnership, President Gurbanguliyev addressed the Vice-premier, Head of the MFA with number of the assignments for continuation of steadfast work in this direction.

Chairperson of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan A. Nurberdiyeva informed on the current activity of National Parliament.

Having noted that law-making activity of the Mejlis is an efficient tool f successful realization of socially oriented state policy and transformation taking place in our country, the Head of the State stressed the attention of the deputies at the activation of work aimed at further consolidation of civil institutes and accretion of democratic principles in the society.

Some other subjects of the state life, on which relative decisions were taken, have been reviewed at the session of the Cabinet of Ministers.