Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, Oct.9 / Trend, H.Hasanov /
Turkmen President Gurbangulu Berdimuhammedov has appointed by his decree Gurbanmyrat Mezilov the chairman of the Deputy Prime Minister for science, new technologies and innovation.
This post was created by the head of state to further improve the activity of the Cabinet of Ministers. Also Berdimuhammedov approved the new Deputy Prime Minister's duties.
In addition, regulations of subordinate departments of the Cabinet of Ministers, duties of heads and leading specialists of these departments have been approved.
Mezilov since June 2009 headed the Turkmen Academy of Sciences (TAS), before that he was head of the Turkmen State Pedagogical Institute.