Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov was unanimously elected chairman of the Halk Maslakhaty.
At the Congress Center, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov held a joint meeting of the two chambers of parliament of Turkmenistan with the participation of public representatives. The highest representative body of people’s power, the Halk Maslakhaty, was created within the event, as reported by the state news agency «Turkmenistan today».
The Milli Gengesh (bicameral parliament) was reorganized into a unicameral parliament, which is now represented by the Mejlis. It was done within the framework of the draft law «On Amendments and Additions to the Constitution of Turkmenistan» approved by President Serdar Berdimuhamedov.
Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov was unanimously elected chairman of the Halk Maslakhaty of Turkmenistan. In the future, the head of the highest representative body of people’s power will be elected by the president.
The Halk Maslakhaty will consider and approve proposals on the adoption of a constitution and laws, develop vectors of state policy and programs, and provide peace and security. The body will listen to the messages of the leader of the country as well.
The head of the state also approved the draft law «On the National Leader of the Turkmen People». Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov received the relevant status. The proposal was previously put forward by the public representatives.
The head of the Halk Maslakhaty said that more than 278 billion dollars will be spent on the realization of the production potential and the development of the social sphere of Turkmenistanin in 2022-2028. He promised the president to make a worthy contribution to the improvement of laws, while taking into account modern realities.