The post of Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan on security, military and legal issues has been introduced. The Deputy Prime Minister is at the same time the Secretary of the State Security Council of Turkmenistan.
During the Session of the State Security Council of Turkmenistan on Thursday, the President of Turkmenistan signed a decree appointing Police Lt. Gen. Charymyrat Amanov to the new post, relieving him of the post of rector of the Institute of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.
In this regard, relevant departments have been established in the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan.
Police Colonel Nurmyrat Kovusova was appointed to the post of Rector of the Institute of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. He previously held the post of Vice-Rector of the Institute for combat training and educational work.
The post of Secretary of the State Security Council of Turkmenistan was previously held by one of the heads of a military or law enforcement agency.