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Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov wins Presidential election

Unsurprisingly President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov is reported to have won Sunday’s presidential election. The Central Commission for elections reports that turnout was 97% and that Berdimuhamedov took 97.69% of the vote. […]

Berdimuhamedov goes for third term in Presidential election

Turkmenistan will hold its presidential election today in what is expected to be a straightforward win for the incumbent president, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, despite a worsening economic situation and rationing of […]

Presidential 2017

An election has been announced for 12 February 2017. Results will be published here.

Turkmenistan gets new Textiles Minister

The Trend News Agency is reporting that Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has signed a decree appointing Tachmammet Gurbanmammedov as the new Minister of Textiles. The president apparently dismissed the previous […]

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov reshuffles

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov carried out a reshuffle of some of his Cabinet Ministers and senior officials yesterday. The appointments, as published on the presidential website, are as follows: Maysa Yazmukhammedova; […]

President dismisses Central Bank Governor; makes other changes

President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has made a number of changes to his ministerial and senior government officials line-up. Perhaps most significantly he has sacked the Chairman of the Central […]

President wins general election

Allies of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov won just about all of the 125 seats in the Majlis or parliament in last Sunday’s general election. The election, heralded as the country’s first […]

Parliamentary 2013

An election to the Mejlis took place on 15 December 2013. Democratic Party 47 Organisation of Trade Unions of Turkmenistan 33 Party of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs 14 Women’s Union of […]