Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov takes oath at inauguration in Turkmenistan
The winner of the presidential elections in Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov took the oath to the people at the inauguration ceremony in Rukhiyet Palace in Ashgabat, an official source said.
The inauguration has been held with participation of MPs, members of the Cabinet of Ministers, the Central Election Commission, local state authorities and local self-government.
Berdimuhamedov has earlier outlined the priorities and prospects of Turkmenistan’s further development.
“The head of state stressed that it is also planned to develop industry, widely implement advanced technologies and take the necessary steps to ensure the dynamic development of the national economy,” Trend cited Berdimuhamedov as saying.
A presidential election was held on February 12 in Turkmenistan. Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov was re-elected for a third term with 97.69 percent of votes.