President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov signed a decree "on improving the passport system in Turkmenistan", the Internet portal reports "orient.tm".
— The document was adopted in order to improve the registration and issuance of passports to citizens of the country, their registration at the place of residence, as well as extracts, in accordance with the laws of Turkmenistan "on migration" and "on internal Affairs bodies of Turkmenistan", — the message reads.
The document imposes on the bodies of the Ministry of internal Affairs the obligation to issue and issue a passport of a citizen of Turkmenistan in a solemn atmosphere within seven working days. According to the document, the Ministry of internal Affairs provides registration at the place of residence of citizens of Turkmenistan and extract, as well as preparation of forms of the passport of a citizen of Turkmenistan and other official documents related to the passport system.
The Prosecutor General of Turkmenistan and his subordinate prosecutors ensure that the law is observed when issuing and issuing passports to citizens of the country.
The document prohibits ministries, departments, municipalities and other institutions, regardless of their organizational and legal form, from requiring various certificates from citizens, if the necessary information can be confirmed by presenting a passport of a citizen of Turkmenistan.
The Ministry of internal Affairs, regional authorities and the administration of Ashgabat, together with the Ministry of justice, should prepare and submit to the government proposals for making amendments and additions to the legislation of Turkmenistan following from this decree.