Topic: Turkmenistan Political
Turkmenistan Revising Rules for Election of MPs, President
Ashgabat, 23 August 2005 (nCa) --- It was clear Monday that Turkmenistan is rewriting rules for election of president and members of the parliament.
During a meeting of the cabinet of ministers, President Niyazov asked Ovezgeldy Atayev, chairmen of Turkmen parliament, to chalk out new rules for the presidential and parliamentary elections.
Parliament would debate the rules and the final draft would come for voting during the next session of Khalk Maslehaty, the highest legislative and deliberative body of Turkmenistan.
The forthcoming session of Khalk Maslehaty would be held in October 2005 in Ashgabat.