Turkmenistan registering candidates for additional parliamentary elections
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Feb. 11
By Huseyn Hasanov – Trend:
Registration of candidates as part of additional elections to the vacant parliament seats is underway in Turkmenistan, Trend reports referring to the Turkmen Central Election Commission (CEC) Feb. 11.
The registration will last until March 5.
The elections are scheduled for March 31, 2019.
Among the primary tasks, the CEC identified ensuring transparency of elections, as well as raising public awareness.
In line with the Constitution, the parliament adopts laws, makes changes and additions to the basic law, approves the state budget; resolves issues of holding national referendums; appoints elections of the president, members of the Parliament, members of representative bodies; considers issues of appointment and dismissal of the Chairman of the Supreme Court, the Prosecutor General, the Minister of Internal Affairs, the Minister of Justice based on the proposal of the head of state; ratifies and denounces international treaties; and solves the issues of changing the state border and administrative-territorial division of the country.