Turkmenistan reveals results of parliamentary election
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Nov. 23
By Huseyn Hasanov– Trend:
The Central Election Commission of Turkmenistan reported that the parliamentary election in some constituencies of the country was held in accordance with principles of free choice, transparency and openness, the Turkmenistan TV channel reported Nov. 23.
A high voter turnout (more than 90 percent of the total number of the voters) was observed at the election.
“The newly elected MPs were given ID cards,” the TV channel reported.
Serdar Berdimuhamedov, Govher Bayramova and Yusupkuli Ishayev are among the newly elected MPs, according to the TV channel.
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.