Turkmen parliament elects new speaker
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, March 31
By Huseyn Hasanov - Trend:
Gulshat Mammadova was unanimously elected the chairman of the sixth convocation Turkmen Parliament, the Turkmen government said in a message March 31.
According to the Constitution of Turkmenistan, a candidate for this position is elected by a secret voting.
Mammadova was nominated as an MP from the Gunesh election district No. 7 of the Ashgabat city.
The newly-elected speaker expressed deep gratitude for the trust and assured that she will spare no effort for the well-being of Turkmenistan and implementation of the policy of progressive reforms.
Kasymguly Babayev was elected the deputy speaker.
The parliamentary election in Turkmenistan was held on March 25.