Byline: Halk Maslakhaty
On September 25, 2018, the session of the People's Council chaired by President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov was held. The initiative of the President of Turkmenistan to organize the highest representative authoritythe People's Council was supported and adopted in October last year at the meeting of the Elders Council which was held in Ahal velayat.
Elected members of the People's Council, heads of the government authorities, political parties and public organizations, deputies of the Mejlis (Parliament), hyakims of the velayats (province governors), etraps (dsitrict) and cities, ambassadors of our country to foreign states, honored elders, representatives of all layers of the population as well as invited guests took part in the first session.
The agenda of the national forum, which became a landmark event in the life of the country, discussed the priorities for the further comprehensive development of the Turkmen state and society, the steady implementation of progressive reforms, the key goal of which is to ensure the prosperous life of the people, to lay a solid and long term foundation for the prosperity of the Turkmenistan. The President of Turkmenistan, in his speech, noted with satisfaction the great importance of creating an independent state in the history of the Turkmen people and supporting its permanent neutral status throughout the world.
In particular, over the years of independence, Turkmenistan has become a reliable partner, has become a coordinating center, which is the guarantor of openness and security in Central Asia, the leader of the nation said. Within short period of time Turkmen nation could demonstrate itself to the whole world as peace-loving, friendly and creative nation. Therefore, our country is proud of achievements made during independence years and historical successes, the head of State stated.
National Leader expressed his sincere gratitude to the whole nation, especially esteemed elders for supporting domestic and foreign policies, active involvement to develop our country and underlined that new pages are created in the history of our nation where ancient trade caravans passed across our territory. Huge investments, including foreign ones, were attracted to diversify the economy and improve the entire infrastructure.
President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov drew attention to the formation of a deep base of powerful economic development. Over 27 years of independence, the volume of major...