The victory on presidential election in Turkmenistan was won by Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov. The current head of state was supported by 97% of voters. Only the election race was attended by 9 candidates.
More almost 97% of the vote with almost 100% turnout. A record number of candidates declared on election of the head of Turkmenistan did not affect the final result of the vote. The figures indicate that, as in 2007 and 2012, the people of Turkmenistan fully supports the current President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov. The vote itself was held in a festive atmosphere. On sites the tables with refreshments and live music. To vote, people came with their entire families. However, the Bank could not influence the organization of the process, observers say. Monitoring elections in total were 6 international organizations. In particular, the mission from the CIS and the SCO. Representatives of other organizations and the OSCE. All observers noted the commitment of the authorities of Turkmenistan's leadership to the democratic development of the country.
In spite of external predictability, it is evident the importance of the election campaign this year, which had a number of important innovations. For example, for alternative candidates is mainly became an opportunity to make political space for new ideas. All programs will be scrutinized, and the most interesting proposals the government will take on Board. There is every reason to believe that these elections can give a new impetus to the development of the country.
Speaking on the political platform Berdymukhammedov, on these elections it went with the promise to diversify the economy, create more jobs and improve the quality of education and health. The implementation of these goals now he will have even more time. After the recent reform of the Constitution, the Turkmen President is elected not by 5 and 7 years. In addition, removed the age limit of 70 years.
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