Today, on March 25, the Law of Turkmenistan on Environmental Information came into force. This document gives the right to obtain environmental information to all interested parties, as well as establishes the legal framework for providing access to this information.
The authorized body, the Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection, will create the State Fund of Environmental Information, which aims to provide true information about the state of the environment in Turkmenistan to all interested parties.
The adopted law guarantees the right of access to environmental information to everyone, regardless of place of residence and residence registration, including foreign individuals and legal entities.
Environmental information is indicators of the state of the environment: soil, fauna and flora, atmospheric gas mixture, climate, the Earth's ozone layer and others.