It was proposed to create a Digital Technology Service in Turkmenistan

Today, via the digital system, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov held an enlarged session of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan with the participation of members of the State Security Council, the khyakims of velayats and Ashgabat city to consider drafts of a number of documents, and discuss topical issues of socio-economic development of the country, as well as some other issues of the state’s vital activity.

Director General of the Agency for Transport and Communications under the Cabinet of Ministers M.Chakyev reported on the creation of a Digital Technology Service at “Türkmenaragatnaşyk’ Agency.

In accordance with the Law “On Electronic Document, Electronic Document Management and Digital Services”, the authorized state body in this area is the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan, whose functions include: the implementation of key areas of state policy in this area, the development of state programs and monitoring their implementation, the realization of state registration and confirmation of electronic digital signature, the creation of electronic systems for interdepartmental information exchange, unified identification and authentication system and ID cards of users of the e-government system, etc.

According to international experience, in order to fulfill the tasks set, a proposal to create a Digital Technology Service under the “Türkmenaragatnaşyk” Agency was put forward for consideration by the head of state.

After hearing the information, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov stated that “Türkmenaragatnaşyk” Agency plays important role to promote digitalization. To ensure the success of digital transformation, it is necessary to study world best practices and develop national human, scientific, technical and infrastructural potential.