PRESIDENT OF TURKMENISTAN IS ELECTED AS CHAIRMAN OF THE NEW CHAMBER OF PARLIAMENT
President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov was elected as the Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty (People's Council) Chamber of the new bicameral parliament - Milli Gengesh (National Assembly). The election took place within the framework of the first session of the chamber, held in the building of the Halk Maslahaty Administration, which was solemnly opened on April 14.
The candidacy of a member of the chamber - Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov was proposed for the post of Chairman of the Halk Maslahaty.
As a result of the secret ballot, 56 members of the chamber, 48 of whom were elected on March 28 this year and 8 were appointed by the President of Turkmenistan, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov was unanimously elected as the Chairman of the Chamber of the Halk Maslahaty of Milli Gengesh.
The Turkmen leader thanked the participants of the meeting for the election, underlining that he perceived this fact as a sign of great respect and high responsibility before all the people. The President of Turkmenistan emphasized that he would provide comprehensive assistance to ensure the efficient work of the chambers and the parliament.