Turkmen parliament to consider bill on citizenship

Society Materials 5 July 2011 15:29 (UTC +04:00)

Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, July 5 / Trend H.Hasanov /

The Turkmen parliament will consider a bill on citizenship at a regular meeting.

According to the Turkmen Constitution, Turkmen citizenship is acquired, retained and lost in accordance with the law. A Turkmen citizen cannot receive the citizenship of another country.

No one shall be deprived of citizenship or the right to change citizenship. A Turkmen citizen cannot be extradited or expelled from Turkmenistan, or limited to return to his homeland.

Turkmen citizens are guaranteed protection and patronage both at home and abroad.