At the initiative of the President Turkmenistan will undergo a reform that will result in the country's transition to a bicameral parliamentary system. bicameral parliamentary system. Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov announced this proposal on September 25 last year at the 2nd session of the Khalk Maslakhaty.
Thus, there will be a merger of Khalk Maslakhaty (People's Council) and Majlis (unicameral national Parliament) into one bicameral parliament. The chambers will be endowed with equal rights, but their tasks and competencies would be different.
According to Dr. M. Haiti, a doctor of jurisprudence and Honored Lawyer M. Khaitov, the legislative role will be performed by the Mejlis, the Khalk Maslakhaty will take on the function of representing the territories. The expert believes that such separation of powers will strengthen the position of territorial influence and take lawmaking to a higher level.
Mr. Haitov especially emphasized the hierarchical equality of the two chambers. He noted that parliaments based on a bicameral system exist in 70 countries around the world. The parliament based on the bicameral system exists in 70 countries of the world. According to the expert, the adoption of this form for adoption of this form for Turkmenistan demonstrates a democratic development of the State. state.
It is expected that the draft law on making necessary amendments and additions to the Constitution will be considered at the meeting of the Khalk Maslakhaty in the coming year.
Sources: centralasia.news, sng.today