A regular meeting of the Working group on the development and synthesis of proposals in connection with amendments and additions to the Constitution of Turkmenistan was held today in the Mejlis.
The working group, which includes members of the national Parliament, representatives of ministries and sectoral departments, law enforcement agencies, political parties, public associations, scientists, as well as experts from the Institute of state, law and democracy, continued to analyze the proposals submitted for public discussion on the draft constitutional Law "On amendments and additions to the Constitution of Turkmenistan".
Among the main topics of the meeting is the upcoming transition of the country's legislature to a bicameral system. In this regard, issues related to making appropriate changes and additions to the existing laws of Turkmenistan were discussed in detail.
As it was emphasized, the initiatives of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov to improve the Basic Law of the country, modernize the national Parliament and give a new legal status to the “Halk Maslahaty” (People's Council) were enthusiastically received by Turkmen citizens.
During the meeting, representatives of scientific and educational institutions reported on the national experience of state construction and management, as well as specific examples of constitutional reforms from international practice.
The participants were unanimous in their opinion that the adoption of the Law will be a historical event for the Turkmen people. The participants of the meeting outlined a plan of activities related to the activities of the Working group, including conducting a wide-scale explanatory work among the population, the state news Agency of Turkmenistan reports.