President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov signed a Decree during an online government meeting on Saturday to pardon 463 Turkmen citizens ahead of the holy night of Al-Qadr, the country’s official media reported.
Addressing the Minister of Defense, Secretary of the State Security Council Begench Gundogdyyev, the Head of State instructed to take measures together with the heads of law enforcement agencies for the rapid release of prisoners and their speedy return to home.
In addition, the governors of provinces, districts and cities, as well as other officials were instructed to take measures to find jobs for the pardoned persons.
President Berdimuhamedov wished the pardoned citizens to make a worthy contribution to the large-scale activities carried out in the country, to serve Turkmenistan and enjoy the fruits of their labor through their honest work.
The Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan listened to the reports of the deputy prime ministers, governors on the results of work in the first quarter of 2023 and considered the current socio-economic development of Turkmenistan.