DOVLET MASLAKHATY WAS HELD IN ASHGABAT UNDER THE CHAIRMANSHIP OF THE PRESIDENT OF TURKMENISTAN SERDAR BERDIMUHAMEDOV
On September 23, 2022, Dovlet Maslakhaty (State Council), dedicated to the 31st anniversary of the independence of Turkmenistan, was held in the capital, in the Rukhyet Palace under the chairmanship of President Serdar Berdimuhamedov. The agenda of the national forum, which has become a significant event in the life of the Fatherland, included summing up the results achieved over the past period, discussing priority tasks for the further comprehensive development of the country.
In the morning, the head of state arrived at the Rukhyet Palace in the capital, where the participants of Dovlet Maslakhaty, representing the city of Ashgabat and all regions of the country, gathered. It should also be noted that through a digital system, representatives of the Akhal velayat joined the national forum from the building of "Türkmeniň ak öýi", Balkan, Dashoguz, Lebap and Mary velayats - from the Rukhyet Palaces in the cities of Turkmenbashi, Dashoguz, Turkmenabat and Mary.
Addressing the audience and all compatriots, the head of state noted that today, in the year of the “Era of the people with Arkadag”, Dovlet Maslakhaty is being held on the days of the celebration of the 31st anniversary of the independence of the Fatherland. It is attended by members of the Government and the Milli Gengesh, heads of ministries and sectoral departments, political parties and public associations, khyakims of velayats, etraps and cities, as well as members of the Halk Maslahaty, numerous employees of institutions and enterprises, venerable elders, dear mothers, youth.
There comes a solemn moment: the head of Turkmenistan declares Dovlet Maslakhaty open. The National Anthem of Turkmenistan is played, which is taken up in unison by the participants of the national forum.
Having heartily congratulated the audience and the people of the country on the occasion of Dovlet Maslakhaty and the Independence Day, the head of Turkmenistan addressed his best wishes to everyone.
Then the President of Turkmenistan addressed the participants of the national forum with a keynote speech.
Then President Serdar Berdimuhamedov gave the floor to the participants of Dovlet Maslakhaty.
At the end of the speeches, addressing the participants of Dovlet Maslakhaty, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov noted that, guided by the principles of mercy and humanism of the great ancestors, in our Fatherland, according to the established tradition, on the eve of major holidays, actions are being held to pardon citizens convicted of criminal acts and sincerely repenting of their deeds.
In this regard, the floor was given to the Chairman of the Commission for the preparation of proposals on issues of citizenship and pardon under the President of Turkmenistan B. Gundogdyev, who reported on the proper work carried out in this direction.
After listening to the report, to the applause of the audience, the President of Turkmenistan signed the relevant Decree, according to which, in commemoration of the glorious holiday, 829 citizens of our country and 4 citizens of foreign countries will be released from further punishment.
Further, noting that every citizen of our country makes a worthy contribution to the achievements of the Fatherland, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov said that he had decided to award state awards to compatriots who distinguished themselves in labor in commemoration of the 31st anniversary of the sacred independence of the Fatherland, signing the relevant documents.
In a solemn atmosphere, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov presents the relevant badges and certificates to representatives of the older generation, who were awarded the title of "Türkmenistanyn "Hormatly il ýaşulusy", and awards to respected mothers who were awarded the "Zenan kalby" order.
Once again congratulating the award recipients on this significant event in their lives, the head of state addressed the audience with a closing speech.
Having heartily congratulated the participants of the national forum and the people of the country on the approaching Holiday, the head of Turkmenistan wished everyone good health, a happy and prosperous life and great success in work.
At this, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov declared Dovlet Maslakhaty closed. The majestic sounds of the National Anthem of Turkmenistan rise again under the arches of the Rukhyet Palace.
Thus, this day will go down in the history of the Renaissance of the new era of a powerful state as a visible symbol of the indestructible unity and solidarity of our people, the unchanging commitment of an independent neutral Turkmenistan to the chosen path of peace, creation and progress.
Today, an extraordinary meeting of the Halk Maslakhaty (People’s Council) and Milli Gengesh (National Council) of Turkmenistan began its work in our country. The meeting is passing under the leadership of the President of Turkmenistan, Chairman of the Halk Maslakhaty Milli Gengesh of Turkmenistan - President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. To the meeting of Halk Maslakhaty of the Milli Gengesh will be attended by members of the Government, deputies of Parliament, heads of ministries and departments, political parties and public organizations, hyakims of velayats, etraps and cities, members of the velayat, etrap, city Halk Maslakhats.
The work of the meeting of the Halk Maslakhaty of the Milli Gengesh consists of two parts, the first part of which began in the morning with an extended meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers. At the meeting, the results of the work of the Government last year were summed up, the reports of the Deputy Chairmen of the Cabinet of Ministers were heard and an assessment was made of the results of their work, and the tasks of the country's socio-economic development in the current year were discussed.
President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov emphasized the need to increase gross domestic product growth by at least 6 percent, increase the income of our state and develop a market economy.
Our National Leader Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov emphasized the importance of developing a new Milli Maksatnama(National Program) of the President of Turkmenistan for the period up to 2027 to improve the living conditions of the population of villages, towns, cities, etraps and the center of etraps. By possibility, more investments should be made to implement this Maksatnama(Program).
Our Head of State signed a document approving the Maksatnama for the socio-economic development of our country for 2022.
Addressing the participants of the meeting, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov said that at the beginning of last year a competition was announced to determine the velayats and etraps with the highest rates of socio-economic and cultural activities in the velayats by the end of 2021. Our Head of State noted that recently, a special team led by the Professional unions of our country summed up the results of the competition. Based on this, the winner was determined and it was announced.
Our Head of State signed a decree on awarding the winner of the competition, the Hyakimlik of Dyanev etrap of theLebap velayat, with a cash prize in the amount of one million US dollars.
A break has been declared in the work of the meeting. In the break time, gives a toy sadaka (charitable celebration).
After the end of the sadaka, the meeting of the Halk Maslakhaty will continue its work. In the process, it is planned to adopt the Milli Maksatnama for Socio-Economic Development of our country from 2022 to 2052.
The adoption of this Maksatnama will become a historic event in the calendar of national development of our Independent, eternally Neutral country.