On June 9, as part of the instructions of President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov, the head of the Halk Maslakhaty of Milli Gengesh (one of the chambers of parliament) Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov virtually took part in the Youth Inter-Parliamentary Forum of the CIS Member States. It was reported by the state news agency «Turkmenistan today».
The event was held under the motto «Young parliamentarians — a look into the future of the CIS». It was organized in honor of the 30th anniversary of the IPA CIS and the 10th anniversary of the Youth Inter-Parliamentary Assembly of the Commonwealth of Independent States.
As part of the speech, Berdimuhamedov suggested that representatives of the parliaments of the respective countries take measures to expand the participation of young people in international conferences and meetings, as well as in the work of international structures. He also stated that the parliamentary diplomacy put forward by Ashgabat has every chance to become an instrument of peace.
The Chairman of the Halk Maslakhaty drew attention to the fact that the Turkmen authorities attach great importance to improving the youth policy. This issue was taken into account in the program for the social and economic development of Turkmenistan until 2052, added Berdimuhamedov.