ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) — The son of Turkmenistan's president has been appointed a deputy foreign minister, deepening speculation that the president aims to form a dynastic system of power in the Central Asian nation.
Kazakhstan is trying to sell military vehicles to its neighbors, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. In an interview with InformBuro, the general director of Kazakhstan Paramount Engineering (KPE), Erbol Salimov, stated that the firm is looking to export several types of military vehicles to Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan.
Trend: Preparations for the upcoming March 25, 2018 elections of deputies to the Majlis (parliament) and members of local government and self-government bodies - the Halk Maslahaty and Gengesh are continuing in Turkmenistan
The leaders of four Central Asian states -- Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan met in Astana on 15 March to advocate regional integration.
AKIPRESS.COM - Lawmaker Serdar Berdymuhamedov, a son of Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov, is again running for parliament seat in upcoming elections.
Huseyn Hasanov – Trend: Strategic importance of strengthening good-neighborly relations between Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan was mentioned at a press conference of the Turkmen Embassy in Tashkent, according to a message of the Turkmen Foreign Ministry.
Trend: Preparations are underway in Turkmenistan for the election of members of parliament, as well as local authorities to be held March 25, the Turkmen Foreign Ministry said in a message Feb. 15.
Kazakhstan moved up nine positions -- the biggest improvement in the ranking along with Burkina Faso (70) and Sri Lanka (59), and was ranked 64th, Kyrgyzstan gained one position to occupy the 82nd place, while Uzbekistan managed to climb up two positions and is now 91st.
The GDP growth in Turkmenistan amounted to 6.5 percent in 2017. This was stated at the enlarged meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers, Turkmenistan’s state agency reported.
By Trend Turkmenistan is preparing for the election of candidates running for seats in parliament to be held on March 25, 2018, the Turkmen government said in a message Jan. 19.