The events of the past week clearly highlighted everything that the country is living with on the eve of 32nd anniversary of its independence, which is an incentive for its unstoppable progress. Cohesion and unity of the Turkmen people, the foresight and progressiveness of the policy of the head of state Serdar Berdimuhamedov ensure the rapid development of Turkmenistan, where the planned plans are being successfully implemented, and the citizens of the country with look to the future with confidence, setting themselves new grandiose tasks.
On September 4, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov held a working meeting on digital system, where issues of further development were discussed agriculture, as well as the progress of agricultural work in the regions of the country.
As noted, organized preparations for the solemn ceremony are underway in the velayats start with the blessing of the President of Turkmenistan of important campaigns – sowing wheat and cotton harvest. Preparations for the relevant agricultural machinery and procurement of high-quality wheat seeds.
In order to ensure food abundance in the country, special attention is devoted to caring for plantings of potatoes, vegetables, melons and other crops, including including rice fields in Dashoguz and Lebap velayats, sugar beets in Mary velayat.
The head of state emphasized the importance of organized, high-quality and timely execution agricultural events, instructing to organize ceremonial ceremonies for the start of sowing and harvesting campaigns at a high level.
Separate orders related to the quality and timing of construction of facilities, the commissioning of which is timed to coincide with the Independence Day of Turkmenistan.
On September 5, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov received the President of the University Tsukuba (Japan) Kyosuke Nagata.
During the meeting, prospects for deepening traditional Turkmen-Japanese relations in the field of science and education.
– We attach great importance to the use of international experience and achievements in improving the education system, said the President Serdar Berdimuhamedov, highlighting the effective nature of cooperation between Turkmenistan and Japan in this direction.
Speaking about the fruitful cooperation between the University of Tsukuba and domestic universities - the Turkmen National Institute of World Studies languages named after Dovletmammet Azadi and Engineering and Technological University of Turkmenistan named after Oguz Khan, the head of state expressed that we are confident that this partnership will continue to develop successfully.
Issues of further strengthening the Turkmen-Japanese dialogue became the main the theme of the meeting of the National Leader of Turkmenistan that took place on the same day people, Chairman of the Halk Maslakhaty of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov with the President of the University of Tsukuba, Kyosuke Nagata.
The interlocutors discussed the possibilities of exchanging experience, preparing highly qualified teachers for teaching Japanese in our country and the Turkmen language in Japan.
It was noted that Turkmenistan, as a state with colossal hydrocarbon reserves and occupying a leading position in the world in terms of the number deposits, is interested in further increasing mutually beneficial cooperation with Japanese companies with extensive experience and modern technologies in the oil and gas and gas chemical industries industry. Other promising areas include: hydrogen production, high technology, ecology and safety environment, e-sports, etc.
Issues of developing interparliamentary relations were also touched upon.
September 6 President of Turkmenistan, Supreme Commander-in-Chief Army General Serdar Berdimuhamedov conducted the Armed Forces of the country regular meeting of the State Security Council. On the agenda the results of the work of military and law enforcement agencies for eight months of the current year, as well as issues of ensuring security and peace of mind in the independent Turkmen state, strengthening the material and technical base of law enforcement agencies and further improvement of their activities.
Information was given about preparations for the military parade dedicated to the 32nd anniversary of the Independence of Turkmenistan, and the results of entrance exams to military and law enforcement educational institutions.
Summing up the meeting, the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces countries focused on the key tasks facing the security forces departments. Our independent Fatherland is committed to its legal status neutrality and maintains relations with states and peoples of the world friendship and good neighborliness. Based on these principles, the national Military the doctrine is purely defensive in nature. As emphasized, according to the tasks defined in it will continue to be improved structures of military and law enforcement agencies, strengthen defense capability of the Fatherland, improving service and living conditions military personnel and members of their families.
On September 8, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov conducted a digital system regular meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers. The results were put on the agenda work done for eight months of the current year, current tasks socio-economic development of the country and drafts of a number of documents.
As reported, during the period under review, 3 meetings of the Mejlis were held, 30 Laws of Turkmenistan and 36 resolutions were adopted. In accordance with requirements of Constitutional laws and international norms in a row the necessary amendments and additions have been made to the current laws.
Over the eight months of this year, a stable GDP growth rate has been ensured, which amounted to 6.2 percent. Compared to the same period in 2022, the volume manufactured products are higher by 6.3 percent. Retail turnover in compared to the same period last year increased by 9.6 percent, and foreign trade turnover - by 2.5 percent.
For January–August of the current year, the revenue side of the State budget fulfilled at the level of 112.6 percent, and expenditure - 97.9 percent.
Compared to the same period in 2022 for the period under review, the volume capital investments disbursed from all sources of financing increased by 10.9 percent.
As part of the implementation of the National Rural Program for January–August of this During the year, construction of facilities for various purposes was carried out.
President Serdar Berdimuhamedov, focusing on the main directions of work for the near future, pointed out the importance of developing projects of the State Budget and Investment Program for the next year.
Further improvement was identified as a priority activity of the banking system, expanding the range of services provided.
As the head of state noted, appropriate measures should also be taken to maintaining the stability of the financial and economic condition of the oil and gas industry complex, improving its production activities, diversification of the industry's export potential.
In the agricultural sector, it is necessary to widely introduce advanced practices to improve land fertility and water-saving methods, take steps to increasing the volume of livestock products.
It is necessary to achieve full use of construction and chemical enterprises for the efficient use of natural resources countries, raw materials for industrial and construction production.
Instructions were also given to intensify road construction activities, laying modern routes, increasing the pace of passenger and cargo transportation, ensure the provision of high-quality and safe services in domestic and external routes of Turkmenistan. Along with this, it was instructed to prepare new proposals to increase the range of destinations and the number of flights communications carried out to foreign countries, increasing opportunities to purchase air tickets through a digital system.
As the head of state emphasized, it is necessary to keep under constant control providing the country's markets and retail outlets with food and other demanded goods, it is necessary to increase the volumes and types of products produced products and services provided, effectively using existing production.
The need for organization in accordance with modern realities of the activities of scientific and educational institutions, further widespread introduction of a digital system into their work, and into production - achievements of science.
Among the current tasks are also the effective use specialized buildings, active involvement of young people in classes physical education and sports, training professional athletes in various sports.
During the Government meeting, information was given about the results of the on September 4–6, the working visit of the Turkmen delegation to the French Republic and preparations for the working visit scheduled for September 14–15 President of Turkmenistan to the Republic of Tajikistan in order to participate in the fifth Consultative meeting of the heads of state of Central Asia and at the meeting of heads of founding states of the International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea (IFAS).
As President Serdar Berdimuhamedov noted, Turkmenistan is actively cooperates with the states of Central Asia both bilaterally and multilateral formats, putting forward specific proposals for further building up traditional interaction across its entire spectrum. Our country will continue to take a proactive position in regional issues partnerships.
Along with this, the head of state approved the Plan for Activation of International cooperation between the relevant government bodies of Turkmenistan on fight against terrorism for 2023–2024 and signed the Resolution on announcing the competition “Pähim-paýhas ummany Magtymguly Pyragy” among youth for the purpose of in-depth study of the rich literary heritage of the great poet-thinker. Its results are planned to be summed up in December 2023.
Last week, the President of the country also signed a Resolution on construction of the National Pavilion of Turkmenistan for participation in international exhibition "EXPO-2023", which will be held in Doha State of Qatar with October 2, 2023 to March 28, 2024 under the motto “Green nature for good” external environment".
Among other events of the past seven days - held on behalf of President Serdar Berdimuhamedov in the Mejlis receiving credentials from Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of New Zealand to Turkmenistan Sarah Mary Walsh.
During the meeting, the diplomat was informed about the main directions state policy of Turkmenistan and is familiar with the structure and legislative activities of the Mejlis.
A conference was held at the Center for Public Organizations of Turkmenistan, dedicated to the historical and political significance of the lecture held National Leader of the Turkmen people, Chairman of the Khalk Maslakhaty Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov at the Ruhyýet Palace in the city Arkadag on the occasion of the Day of Knowledge and Student Youth.
The event was organized by political parties and public organizations of the country. As emphasized, the general lesson of Hero-Arkadag on the history of the country about debt and responsibilities of the younger generation was deeply meaningful and permeated wise thoughts, advice and instructions. Participants of the conference, which was held in an atmosphere of solemnity and inspiration, emphasized that Arkadag’s wise thoughts have a huge importance for the moral education of youth based on national spiritual values.
On September 6, farmers from all regions of the country simultaneously began sowing winter wheat. According to good folk tradition, the start of sowing was given by the venerable elders.
The responsible campaign was preceded by seminars with the participation of representatives regional and etrap khyakimliks, heads of farmer associations, agronomists, machine operators, tenant farmers, elders, who issues of organizing the sowing campaign were discussed, use of modern methods of agricultural technology and best practices in cultivation of grains.
Exhibitions of products manufactured by enterprises were also organized agro-industrial complex of the country, and modern agricultural machinery. A series of festive celebrations dedicated to the 32nd anniversary of Independence Turkmenistan, according to tradition, opened the gala concert of the participants of the final round of the children's music and song competition "Garaşsyzlygyň merjen däneleri".
Creative review this year, the motto of which is “Happy youth with Arkadag Serdarom", took place in the building "Türkmeniň ak öýi", located in valley “Nowruz ýaýlasy” of Ak Bugday etrap.
Individual performers took part in the final competition, dance, song and musical groups and folk-art ensembles. Rising "stars" who in the future will increase the glory of the national art, demonstrated not only all the facets of their extraordinary abilities, but also the wealth of Turkmen musical culture.
To the winners of the children's song and music competition on behalf of the President Turkmenistan were awarded valuable prizes and diplomas to the laureates of the competition, and all participants of the creative marathon will receive memorable gifts.
On September 9, cotton harvesting began in Turkmenistan. With the blessing of the President Serdar Berdimuhamedov's important agricultural campaign started in Ahal, Balkan, Lebap and Mary velayats. Dashoguz region, with taking into account soil and climatic conditions, will join the harvest on September 15. This season, 580 thousand hectares are allocated for cotton throughout the country acreage that was sown in the spring with varieties such as "Ýolöten-7", "Ýolöten-39", "Jeýhun", "S-2606", "Daşoguz-120", "Gubadag-3", "149-F", "Ýolöten-14". During the harvesting of the “white gold”, modern combines, and for transportation of raw materials - trucks, tractors and tractor trailers.
Thus, the events of the past week reflected the key directions general strategy of transformations, consistently carried out under leadership of President Serdar Berdimuhamedov, the main goal of which is ensuring stability and security, socio-economic development native Fatherland, further improving the standard of living of the people.