The outcomes of work of security forces for 11 months of the year are summed up at the session of the State Security Council

President of Turkmenistan, Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the country, Army General Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov held offsite session of the State Security Council where the outcomes of work of military and law enforcement agencies for 11 months of the year were summed up and the objectives for near future were outlined.

Yearly in the morning, the helicopter of the Head of the State landed at one of the military divisions. The Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the country was warmly welcomed by the heads of military and law enforcement agencies.

Secretary of the State Security Council, Defence Minister Ya. Berdiyev gave report to the President of Turkmenistan.

After the report, the President inspected the samples of advanced specialized armaments that came for military division.

The Supreme Commander expressed the interest in the advantages of presented armaments and in the level of handling of modern technical equipment by the personnel.

Special security forces demonstrated their military skills at the special training ground and the machines of armoured divisions – tanks, infantry fighting vehicles, armoured personnel carriers made a march.

Having pointed the attention at the priority objectives of the military and law enforcement agencies, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov noted that the improvement of political, humanitarian, physical, tactical and combat training of the personnel is one of the main requirements in provision of the borders’ integrity. It is the duty of every officer to educate patriotic soldiers, to explain them the objective of home and foreign policy of the State based on peace-loving, friendship and positive interstate cooperation, the President of the country highlighted, having pointed the necessity of efficient conduct of such activities in all army divisions.

After, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces held offsite session of the State Security Council.

Having announced the agenda, Turkmen leader gave floor to Secretary of the State Security Council, Defence Minister YA. Berdiyev who reported on the results of work done for the period under review in the divisions as well as on the fulfilment of the assignments given by the Head of the State on the execution of military reform and improvement of equipment and facilities base.

Having listened to the report, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov highlighted that our country has always been and remains to be committed to the neutral status delegated by the United Nations, according to which the policy of peace-making and good neighbourliness is successfully pursued. The provision of high professionalism of the commanders of all level, stimulation of their comprehensive intellectual development are the most important time demand, the Head of the State noted, having requested to take appropriate measures for the improvement of the system of the officers’ training.

The provision of the Armed Forces with modern specialized equipment and conditions for successful service and life of the officers and soldiers are the main directions of the government policy in this sphere, the President said, having addressed the Head of the Ministry with number of specific directions.

Minister of Internal Affairs I. Mulikov reported on practical measures undertaken for 11 months of the year for support of the public order and prevention of crimes and road and transport accidents.

The Government always consolidates equipment and facilities base of the Ministry of Internal Affairs providing it with modern equipment and supporting the improvement of the efficiency of professional activity of the personnel, the Supreme Commander highlight. Consolidation of the law and order in our state is the main direction of work of this organization, Head of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov said, having given specific instructions regarding the improvement of the responsibility of the structures for the fulfilment of the objectives.

Head of the State Border Guard Service B. Gundogdiyev made report on the activity of his division for the period under review.

The Head of the State noted that steadfast technical provision of the Border Guard forces, construction of new frontier outposts are the important objectives in the future. Having pointed at the necessity of the provision of the security of land and sea borders of the country as well as strict control of the improvement of the level of training of border guard personnel, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the country addressed the Head of the Service with number of specific directions.

Chairman of the Supreme Court G. Halliyev who spoke after gave report on the outcomes of work of the structures under his supervision for the designated period and on the measures undertaken for the modernization of judicial system of the country.

Having highlighted the importance of the legal reform, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov noted that the activity of judicial agencies has to meet high goals and objectives of socially oriented policy pursued by Turkmenistan including by the provision of the protection of legal rights and interests of every citizen. Having focused the attention of the responsibilities of the judges for their decisions, the Head of the State addressed the Head of the Supreme Court with number of assignments.

Prosecutor General B. Atdayev reported on the work carried out by the structures under his supervision for January – November 2017 for the provision of proper control of the compliance to the law in all spheres.

Having listened to the report, Turkmen leader noted that prosecution agencies are the guarantors of strict compliance of the law and they have big authority in monitoring of the law compliance. During the inspections, the prosecution personnel has to use relative documents efficiently and take specific measures aimed at the prevention of law breaching, protection of the rights and interests of the citizens, the President of the country said, having addressed the Prosecutor General with specific assignments.

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov also signed relative documents on the appointment and release of the prosecutors.

After, the Minister of National Security D. Bayramov reported on the activity of his organization for the period under review and fulfilment of the assignments given earlier by the Supreme Commander of Armed Forces of the country.

Being invariably committed to constructive peace-loving policy, independent neutral Turkmenistan implements defensive Military Doctrine aimed at the provision of peace and stability in the country, prosperous and creative life of people, the Head of the State highlighted. Personnel of the Ministry in coordinated cooperation with other relative structures has to solve the objectives for the provision of reliable protection of civic unity, the President noted, having addressed the Ministry with relative instructions.

Director of Turkmenistan State Anti-Economic Crimes Service M. Chakiyev reported on the results of work of his department from the day of its institution and on integrated measures for the fulfilment of the objectives outlined in anti-corruption programme.

Elimination of root causes and conditions giving rise to its negative occurrence is among the main functions of this Service, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov highlighted, having requested to carry out the work in this direction in strict compliance with Turkmenistan legislation and universal international documents. The Head of the State emphasized the subject of the selection of competent personnel.

Chairman of the State Custom Service A. Osmanov made report in the activity of custom divisions for 11 months of the year as well as on the measures for the improvement of their work and modern technical provision allowing better inspection of the cargo crossing the border.

Having listened to the report, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the country noted big responsibility of custom personnel related to the establishment of Turkmenistan as important hub of transport and transit corridors of entire Eurasian continent. It is necessary to carry out thorough work for selection of the personnel, who have to be educated, honest and initiative in the fulfilment of priority objectives, the Head of the State said.

Head of the Ministry of Justice B. Muhammedov reported on the activity of his organization for the period under review and fulfilment of the orders of the President of Turkmenistan.

Having listened to the report, the Head of the State highlighted that preparation of legally grounded proposals for the improvement of national legislation is one of the main functions of justice authorities. Having made an emphasis on the importance of the elaboration and adoption of new legal acts taking into account existing standards and the best world law-making practice, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov requested to approach this subject with full responsibility.

Chairman of the State Migration Service M. Gurdov reported on the work fulfilled for January – November of the year and the measures for the provision of efficient activity of the structure under his supervision.

Mentioning the input of migration service personnel to the development of friendly relations with foreign countries, the President highlighted the importance of active implementation of advanced world practice in this sphere. Having addressed the Head of the Service with number of assignment on improvement of work in this direction, the Head of Turkmen State requested to continue paying proper attention to such topical subjects as the improvement of professional level of personnel and their accountability for the situation at their work sites.

During the session, Turkmen leader presented Prosecutor General B. Atdayev and Chairman of the Supreme Court G. Halliyev with relative diplomas and badges for successful qualification improvement training at the academic faculty for high-rank officers of the Military Institute of the Ministry of Defence.

Summing up the session, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov again made laid emphasis on the importance of coordinated work of all security forces of the State. The objectives of military and law enforcement agencies require maximum output and responsible approach t the subjects of each leader, the Head of Turkmenistan said.

Number of other subjects, on which appropriate decisions were taken, has been reviewed at the session of the State Security Council.