Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Jan. 2
By Huseyn Hasanov – Trend:
A law on Ombudsman entered into force on Jan. 1, 2017, in Turkmenistan.
The document determines the rights, duties, basic directions, authorities and guarantees of activity of the authorized representative for human rights in Turkmenistan.
This position is established in line with the country’s Constitution in order to provide state guarantee for the protection of public rights and freedoms of humans and citizens, their observance and respect by public authorities, local governments and their officials, said the Turkmen parliament’s decision published earlier.