On March 3, during a meeting of the State Security Council, interim results of the work of military and law enforcement bodies were summed up. A separate topic was the discussion of preparations for a solemn military paradewhich will be held on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of Turkmenistan's independence.
Having heard the reports of the ministers and members of the Council, the head of Turkmenistan emphasized the key goal facing them, which is to ensure public order and protection of rights and freedoms of Turkmen citizens.
During the meeting, the leader of the Turkmen nation instructed Lieutenant General Ch. Amanov, secretary of the State Security Council, and Colonel S. Berdymukhamedov, deputy chairman of the Cabinet and head of the Supreme Control Chamber, as well as other members of the Council, The title "Türkmenistanyň Watan goragçysy" (Defender of the Motherland).