President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov during a government meeting on Thursday signed a Resolution on introducing a new post of Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers into the structure of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan.
The new Vice-Premier will also be a member of the country’s State Security Council and Chairman of the Supreme Control Chamber of Turkmenistan.
Serdar Berdimuhamedov, who previously held the post of Minister of Industry and Construction Production, was appointed to the new post.
The new Vice-Premier will be responsible for digitalization and the introduction of new innovative technologies into the government and public bodies, in the fields of education and healthcare, the financial and economic complex, as well as control relevant activities in this regard.
Turkmen President’s Resolution also provides for the opening of the Control Department in the Cabinet of Ministers.