Tasks are set for further legislative support of private business.

On February 7, the Mejlis of Turkmenistan held a meeting with President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov with the deputy corps, at which the tasks of the national parliament were specified, and priority areas of legislative work were identified in the context of the adopted Program of Socio-Economic Development of the country for 2019-2025.

In his speech, the head of state paid great attention to issues of further legislative support for domestic entrepreneurship, with which plans for the development of the market fundamentals of the national economy are associated.

Among the priorities, the Turkmen leader called support for entrepreneurial initiatives of citizens, stimulating investment activity, privatization, and transformation of state-owned objects into joint-stock companies.

Speaking about the importance of implementing the Private Enterprise Development Program, the President said that the time had come to prepare a law on public-private partnership.

Among the most important tasks is the creation of legal conditions for attracting entrepreneurs to agricultural production.

The topic of legislative support for entrepreneurship was also expressed in connection with the task of improving the legal framework of the transport sector. "The main goal here should be to attract businessmen to the industry, develop private companies and compete in the provision of transport services," said the President of Turkmenistan.

Special tasks were set in the field of legislative regulation of banking activities. In particular, the creation of non-state banks.

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov focused on the desirability of carrying out work to modernize the Laws of Turkmenistan “On Licensing Certain Types of Activities” and “On Standardization”, which is also of great importance for representatives of private business.

In terms of enhancing the activities of the Union and the Party of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, the tasks assigned to parliamentarians to improve the laws defining the legal aspect of political parties and public associations are relevant.