President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov holds extended session of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan Investment
IIKSS - Representatives of the Mejlis of the country, hyakims of velayats and Ashgabat, chancellors of universities, leaders of ministries and departments, mass media were invited to the session.
Having announced the agenda, the Leader of the Nation gave floor to Chairperson of the Mejlis A. Nurberdiyeva, who reported on the outcomes of the 17th session of National Parliament of the fifth convocation on November 23, where the Law “On the State Budget of Turkmenistan for 2017” as well as number of laws and legislative and regulatory acts, developed in accordance with priorities of the policy of the state, were adopted.
Having listened to the information, Leader of the Nation Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov noted that provision of prosperous life of the population, protection of rights and interests of the citizens are the main directions of the state strategy. In 2017 as well as in previous years, social policy will be oriented at the growth of the wellbeing of the people as we target for establishment of the conditions for development of human potential based on further improvement public health, educational, cultural and other spheres, the Head of the State continued.
Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, Minister of Foreign Affairs R. Meredov reported on the activity of the MFA in the context of steadfast realization of foreign policy strategy of neutral Turkmenistan as well as on the course of preparation to the Global Conference for Sustainable Transport System in Ashgabat on November 26 – 27.
Summing up the report, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov highlighted that independent neutral Turkmenistan would continue to follow the course of broad international cooperation and improve efficient relations with all interested foreign partners.
Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers S. Satlykov reported on the situations in the branch, execution of the State budget, fulfilment of the assignments of the Leader of the nation for increase of transit and transport potential of the country. Information on implementation of important projects in this sphere, use of capabilities of transnational communications and measures undertaken for increase of volumes of regional and interregional cargo and passenger traffic was also given.
Having listened to the report, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov emphasized the importance of steadfast realization of programmes of the development of transport and communication sector adopted in the country and well- thought solution of set targets.
Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers Ya. Kakayev, who spoke after, reported on realization of number of large investment projects in fuel and energy complex as well as on measures for fulfilment of the instructions given previously by the Head of the State, including the use of the State Budget for improvement of the efficiency of activity of structural departments of oil and gas and geological branches.
Summing up the report, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov stressed the attention on key aspects of the implementation of energy strategy of our state, which is aimed at optimum realization of huge hydrocarbon potential, activation of mutually beneficial cooperation with all interested parties.
After, Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers B. Ereshov reported on the activity of organizations and enterprises under his supervision, measures for improvement of production base, increase of volumes of competitive industrial production. The Vice-premier also informed on disbursement of the State budget.
Having highlighted the necessity of steady realization of adopted programmes for development in industrial sector, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov stressed the attention on the importance of modernization of branch infrastructure based on implementation of innovative technologies and advanced developments.
Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers B. Hojamammedov reported on the situation in the structures under his supervision as well as on fulfilment of the tasks given by the President of Turkmenistan for adjustment of settling of the accounts in economy of the country. Information on the measures for improvement of the activity of financial and banking system, tax and statistics departments was also given.
The Vice-premier also reported on the execution of the State Budget. It was informed that preliminary results reveal positive indices in all branches what is the outcome of the strategy of economic development implemented under the leadership of the Head of the State.
Summarizing the report, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov mentioned the importance of timely fulfilment of planned targets and events, stipulated in national transformation programmes. The Leader of the Nation also pointed at the necessity of close monitoring of the budget means used by the ministries and departments.
After, the floor was given to Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan B. Atdayev, who reported on the activity of trade structures and use of the budget allocated for development of this sphere.
Reporting on the fulfilment of the assignments given by the Head of the State, the Vice-premier informed on preparation to the Day of German Economy on December 1. It was informed that heads and leading specialists of certain ministries and branch departments of our country as well as representatives of government organizations and large companies of the Federal Republic of Germany would take part in traditional forum.
Having listened to the report, Leader of the Nation Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov highlighted that intensification of arranged productive dialog with the Federal Republic of Germany is one of strategy vectors of foreign policy of Turkmenistan today, which is oriented at establishment of equal partnership with leading European states.
It was mentioned that regular different level meetings, every one of which is turned to be trustful share of opinions on key subjects, are the evidence of firm purpose of two countries to continue following the course aimed at comprehensive consolidation of efficient cooperation. High level of trusts and mutual respect, established between Turkmenistan and Germany recently, directly serves to development of common coordinated approaches to formation of the platform for diversification of cooperation in broad spectrum of directions.
Having mentioned large perspectives of Turkmen – German cooperation in trade and economic sphere, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov expressed the confidence that the Day of German Economy would give additional impulse to accumulation of mutually beneficial partnership in all important directions presenting mutual interest and would enhance establishment of direct contacts with government and private structures of two friendly countries. In this relation, the Vice-premier was requested to hold business forum of high organizational level.
After, Deputy Chairperson of the Cabinet of Ministers G. Mammedova reported on preparation to celebration events on occasion of the Neutrality Day and New Year.
Information on final events for election of Dashoguz as cultural capital of the Commonwealth of Independent States in 2016 was given in the report. Representative of the CIS Executive Committee, Interstate TV and Radio Company “Mir”, cultural workers and art masters of the Commonwealth countries will take part in international cultural forum on December 6 – 7. Solemn ceremony for conclusion of the outcomes and final gala concert will be held in the Ruhyiet Palace of Dashoguz.
After, Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, Executive Secretary of the Office of the President of Turkmenistan and the Cabinet of Ministers Sh. Durdyliyev spoke with report on urban planning of Ashgabat and use of centralized local budget.
The report on forthcoming holidays – the Neutrality Day and New Year, during which various cultural and public events for the citizens and numerous guests of Ashgabat are planned, was also given.
Having highlighted the necessity of comprehensive preparation to forthcoming holidays, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov noted that it is necessary to approach the beautification of Turkmen capital in most responsible manner and provide all conditions for accurate and coordinated organisation of the celebration events under developed cultural programme.
After, deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers R. Bazarov reported on the course of seasonal field works. It was mentioned that currently, care for winter crops, including vegetation irrigation of the springs, fertilization of the soil and weed control, is carried out in the velayats. At the same time, picking of the cotton remained in the fields, processing of raw material at ginning facilities and settlements of the accounts with cotton growers are carried out.
Reporting on the preparation to the Harvest Holiday, which is annually observed in our country on the last Sunday of November, the Vice-premier informed on the plan of the forthcoming events.
The President of Turkmenistan requested to prepare properly and on high level to coming event, which traditionally widely observed in the capital and all places of our country.
After, Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers S. Toyliyev reported on the situation in the structures under his supervision, use of the budget and on work in educational sphere. In this context, the Vice-premier reported on fulfilment of the assignment given by the Leader of the nation for study of the subject related to sending of young Turkmenistan citizens, who excellently graduated the school, to prestigious foreign universities at the expense of the State.
It was informed that requirements of different branches in qualified personnel were analysed. Relative list of specialities, which includes the selection of grain crops and seed farming, international marketing, macro economy, innovative systems, production of food items and biotechnology, international economic law, economy and management of transport, production and logistics, aviation and space engineering, industrial engineering, international strategy management, insurance, financial markets and economy, information and communication technologies, electronics and IT, web design, software development and others, was prepared. It is planned to send Turkmen students for study these specialities in high education institutions of the USA, Great Britain, France, Korea, Germany, Italy Japan and Singapore, which occupies leading positions in the world list.
Information on measures for organization of winter school holidays in children recreation and entertainment centres was given during the report.
Hyakim of Lebap velayat Ch. Charliyev reported on preparation to put into operation of first part of the Asian International railway transport corridor, the railroad Turkmenistan - Afghanistan – Tajikistan as well as other events. It was informed that appropriate measures were undertaken for organization of coming events on proper level.
After, the Hyakims of Dashoguz, Ahal and Balkan velayats reported on the situation in the region, outcomes of work as well as on the course of seasonal works in the fields and practical measures undertaken for successful solution of the targets of National agricultural programme.
Summing up the reports, the President of Turkmenistan requested to undertake all necessary measures for provision of comprehensive development of the regions and hold under permanent control all works at sites.
Source: State News Agency of Turkmenistan