President Serdar Berdymukhamedov issued a stern reprimand to Deputy Prime Minister Charymyrat Purchekov, who oversees the construction and industrial complex in the government. The head of state signed a decree to this effect at a government meeting, the "Watan" news program on Turkmen television reported.
Disciplinary action was announced with a final warning "for improper performance of job duties, serious shortcomings in the work".
The document states that if the shortcomings are not corrected as soon as possible, the Deputy Prime Minister will be relieved of his position.
The last time Charymyrat Purchekov was reprimanded for the slow pace of construction work was at the end of 2021. He has held the position of deputy prime minister since July 2021.