On September 30 the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov held the regular meeting of Cabinet of Ministers at which topical issues of the state life, implementation of national programs and preparation for the upcoming important events were considered.

During the meeting information on participation of delegation of our country in work of the 71st session of the General Assembly of the United Nations was heard. On the agenda of the world forum which opened in New York (USA) a number of topical issues of political, economic and humanitarian character was taken out.

At the session priority line items of Turkmenistan and international initiatives of the President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov on topical issues of global nature – safety and sustainable development, climate change, problems of refugees and stateless persons were provided. As it was emphasized, all constructive proposals of the leader of the nation were aimed at activization of the effective regional and international interaction which was equitable to interests of the universal peace, wellbeing and progress. During the working visit to New York the Turkmen delegation met with the Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon, the Chairman of the 71st session of General Assembly of the UN Peter Thomson, and also with other senior representatives of the UN, Ministers of Foreign Affairs of a number of the states, etc.

Having emphasized strategic nature of partnership Turkmenistan UN, the President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov confirmed readiness of our country and from now on in every possible way to promote building-up of traditional interaction for the purpose of consolidation of the universal peace and safety, development of effective cooperation in regional and global measurement. The leader of the nation noted that on achievement of these purposes were sent the constructive proposals, which were taken out by neutral Turkmenistan for consideration of UN. In this connection the head of state with satisfaction stated the high level of dialogue with the UN which found more active and dynamic nature recently, having incorporated a wide range of the directions. Evident confirmation to that was also election of Turkmenistan as the vice-chairman of the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly that also demonstrated ever-increasing international authority of our neutral Fatherland, recognition of efficiency of its peaceful foreign policy.

In turn, the vice-chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers Ya. Kakayev reported on work of the entities of fuel and energy complex. Within implementation of the energy policy based on innovative thinking and vision of geostrategic prospects consecutive technical retrofitting of the oil and gas industry was conducted. The cooperation with the leading global manufacturers and suppliers of the oil and gas equipment becomes more active. Special attention was paid to implementation of the latest technologies and use of innovative developments on raw materials production.

Summarizing the report, the President of Turkmenistan noted the importance of studying of the best practices of the states having the richest inventories of hydrocarbon resources. One of them is Qatar, the cooperation with which had traditionally friendly character, the head of the country noted, having focused the attention of the Vice-Chairman on the prospects of development of Turkmen-Qatar interaction in oil and gas and oil processing spheres. Having instructed to send delegation of Turkmenistan to the State of Qatar, the leader of the nation Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov addressed in this regard to the Vice-Chairman a number of orders.

At the meeting the questions concerning seasonal agricultural works, creation of joint businesses in the electronic industry, further development of Ashgabat, preparation for carrying out in Ashgabat of the Exhibition of economic achievements of Turkmenistan on October 11-12 and for other actions devoted to the 25th anniversary of independence of the Fatherland were also considered. Among other subjects – are acceptance on training in higher educational institutions of our country of foreign citizens, enhancement of activities of telecommunications agencies and a transport complex.

At a cabinet meeting also other questions on which relevant decisions are made were considered.

At the meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers also considered some other issues of state life, in which the relevant decisions were made.