On June 12, 2019, the President of Turkmenistan held a meeting in honor of the Day of Science in the building of the Academy of Sciences of the country.
The meeting was attended by members of the Cabinet of Ministers, leaders of the Mejlis, representatives of the ministries and departments, administrations of the city of Ashgabat and velayats, public organizations, media representatives, scientists and professors, teachers of the higher educational institutions.
At the beginning of the meeting, the President warmly congratulated the participants and the entire scientific community of the country on this significant holiday and gave the floor to the relevant leaders.
Speakers at the meeting, in their speeches noted that at the initiative of the President of Turkmenistan, innovative technologies of the country, scientific achievements, as well as advanced world experience are widely introduced into the economy of the country.
Then the Head of State reported that in order to increase the scientific potential of the country, strengthen the material and technical base of the Academy of Sciences of the country and its subordinate institutions, broad state support in the training of highly qualified scientists, he decided to sign a number of relevant documents on the allocation of funds to the Academy of Sciences in the amount of 35 million manats, as well as signed a resolution "On financial support for the development of the science system of Turkmenistan" and several other documents.
At the end of the meeting, the President of Turkmenistan noted that the higher education system plays an important role in the development of the state and society, in the training of qualified specialists and signed a number of documents related to the activities of some higher educational institutions in Turkmenistan.