In the past 2016, the GDP of Turkmenistan has grown by 6.2 percent. In the industrial sector, this figure increased by 1.2 percent, in construction – by 4.4 percent, in transport and communications sector – by 10.5 percent, in trade - by 14.3 percent, in agriculture – by 11.6 percent and in services – by 10 percent.
On January 13, President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov held an expanded meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers, which was dedicated to summarizing the results of work of the Government in the past year. Vice-premiers, ministers and heads of regional administrations have presented their reports; decisions on matters cadres have been made. The objectives of socio-economic development of the country in 2017 have also been identified.
Having announced the agenda of the session, the Head of the State gave floor to Chairperson of the Mejlis A. Nurberdiyeva who reported on the activity of the Parliament for improvement of legislation base as well as on the meeting of the women Speakers of Parliament, which was held in the capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi on December 13-14.
A delegation of International Monetary Fund during the next visit to Turkmenistan estimates the macroeconomic situation and discusses national policy priorities with senior government officials and representatives of the diplomatic community.
On November 24, President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov convened an enlarged session of the Cabinet of Ministers to discuss the priority issues of the state’s and society’s life activity, as well as some drafts of the documents.
On November 11, President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov held a regular session of the Cabinet of Ministers which was focused on advancing the earlier accepted government programs and on drafting some important official documents.
On November 4, President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov convened an enlarged Cabinet session to sum up the running year’s ten-month state-of-the-economy outcomes.
On November 1, a scientific practical conference timed to the 23rd anniversary of introducing the national monetary unit (manat) took place in the Central Bank of Turkmenistan.
To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the independence of the Motherland, the country’s Central Bank has issued gold and silver coins to the value of 100 manats, and a set of these coins.
On October 21, President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov convened the enlarged session of the Cabinet of Ministers, to which representatives of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan, velayat khyakims, the heads of ministries, state agencies and media, as well as ambassadors of Turkmenistan abroad and rectors of higher educational institutions have been invited.
On October 7, President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov held a regular session of the Cabinet of Ministers where several issues related to implementing state programs were discussed and a number of documents have been adopted.
On September 30, President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov held the regular meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers in which urgent issues of state life, realisation of national programs and preparation for forthcoming important actions were considered and a number of documents were approved.
On September 26, President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov convened a regular working meeting via direct video link with the participation of the Cabinet Deputy Chairman Prime in charge of the agro-industrial complex, the khyakims of velayats and of Ashgabat city.
On September 23, the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov convened a joint session of the Cabinet of Ministers and the State Security Council to discuss the priority issues of state life, as well as some draft documents.
On September 21, President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov received Takehiko Nakao, the President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
On September 2, President Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov convened a regular session of the Cabinet of Ministers to consider a number of important issues relating to the implementation of state programs, and discuss some draft documents.
On June 10, President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov convened a regular Cabinet session to discuss the important issues of state life, and to adopt a number of documents.
On June 3, President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov convened a regular Cabinet session to sum up the running year’s five-month state-of-the-economy results, as well as to consider a number of priority issues of state life, and discuss some draft documents.
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