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Berdimuhamedov announced his intention to ‘give way to the youth’

But just as his son Berdymukhammedov did not clarify the details of his 30-year economic plans, he also did not say when he intended to resign.

The Turkmen president has said he intends to hand over power to “young leaders.”

President of Turkmenistan Gurbangulu Berdimuhamedov wants to retire at a special session of the People’s Council, the upper house of Turkmenistan’s parliament, last year and He said he intends to hand over power to “young leaders”.

His remarks come amid rumors of a transfer of power to his son.

The 64-year-old authoritarian head of state made the announcement at a meeting of the People’s Council on February 11, marking his 15th anniversary as Turkmenistan’s leader.

At the joint meeting of the People’s Council and the Cabinet of Ministers on February 11, Berdimuhamedov exactly 15 years ago president Noting that he was elected, he hinted that he was tired.

“It’s been exactly 15 years that, I am very loud and very responsible – I work as President of Turkmenistan. At the same time, I am the Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan, the Chairman of the State Security Council, the Armed Forces of Turkmenistan Ali Commander-in-Chief, People’s Council of Turkmenistan Milli I act as the chairman of the council “– Berdimuhamedov said in an official statement.

He reached prophetic age two years ago and He said he wanted to “discuss a difficult decision he has made about himself today.”

“In the spiritual environment of the road to public administration at a new stage of development of our country and I support the idea of ​​giving it to young leaders who have been brought up in accordance with the high requirements of our time. I have a great life as chairman of the People’s Council and political I intend to continue to focus my experience in this area “– said the President of Turkmenistan.

It’s been a while that, Berdymukhammedov turned 40 in September and president son who has reached the legal age to become Serdar Berdimuhamedova There are rumors that he will try to pass.

Serdar Berdimuhamedov was elected Deputy Prime Minister last year and This is currently one of the few official positions he holds.

Participating in the meeting of the People’s Council, Serdar Berdimuhamedov also presented the country’s economic development plan until 2052.

However, his son Berdymukhammedov did not clarify the details of the 30-year plan, and father Berdymukhammedov did not say when he intends to resign.

Source: RFE / RL
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