Today, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov signed the constitutional Law "On amendments and additions to the Constitution of Turkmenistan" at a meeting of the Halk Maslahaty (People's Council) held in an online format.
Shortly before, during the break of the Halk Maslahaty, the eleventh session of the sixth convocation of the Mejlis was held, during which the deputies discussed this project.
Special attention was paid to the creation of the National Council of Turkmenistan and the upcoming transition of the country's legislative body to a bicameral system. In this regard, issues related to the introduction of appropriate amendments and additions to the current laws of Turkmenistan were also raised. The draft constitutional law "On amendments and additions to the Constitution of Turkmenistan" was unanimously approved by the deputies and adopted.
The decision of the deputies on the draft constitutional Law was announced by the Chairman of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan G. Mammedova at the continued meeting of the Halk Maslahaty.
The Turkmen leader congratulated all with the adoption of the constitutional Law "On amendments and additions to the Constitution of Turkmenistan" on improving the activities of the Halk Maslahaty and Mejlis, as well as the creation of a bicameral structure, with legislative activity.
The President instructed members of the Government, deputies of the national Parliament, representatives of public associations and local authorities to carry out appropriate work to solve the problems arising from the adopted constitutional Law.
The constitutional Law of Turkmenistan "On amendments and additions to the Constitution of Turkmenistan" will enter into force on January 1, 2021.
Earlier, we reported that the people's Council adopted amendments to the Constitution of Turkmenistan.