Turkmenistan is readying for parliamentary election in May
According to the Turkmenistan's Central Election Commission the country is readying to hold parliamentary election on May 21.
Turkmenistan will elect new MPs and memebers of various state institutions.
The country’s 125-member parliament adopts laws, makes changes and additions to the basic laws, approves the state budget, addresses issues of holding national referendums, appoints the president's election, the parliamentary election, as well as members of representative bodies, ratifies and denounces international treaties, decides on changing of the state border and the administrative-territorial division of the country. MPs are elected for 5 years on the basis of universal, equal and direct voting by secret ballot.