Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Nov. 21
By Huseyn Hasanov– Trend:
Some 90.27 percent of people cast their votes in some constituencies of Turkmenistan during the parliamentary election held Nov. 20 in the country, the Central Election Commission of Turkmenistan said in a message Nov. 21.
The parliamentary election was held at the constituencies in Akhal and Mary regions of Turkmenistan.
“Several candidates have been registered for one MP seat,” the message said. “The election was held in accordance with the principles of democracy and transparency.”
As many as 75,568 voters were registered to take part in the parliamentary election in three constituencies of Turkmenistan. The Central Commission for Election and Referendums in Turkmenistan reported that the final results of the voting will be released soon.
In accordance with the constitution of Turkmenistan, the country’s parliament adopts laws, makes changes and additions to the basic law, approves the state budget, addresses issues of holding a national referendum, appoints the president election, the parliamentary election, as well as members of representative bodies.
The Turkmen parliament also ratifies and denounces international treaties, decides on changing of the state border and the administrative-territorial division of the country.