President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov at the meeting dedicated to the Day of science, signed a decree on financial support for the development of various research in the country. He also ordered to give the Academy of Sciences 35 million manats (about $ 10 million) for strengthening the material-technical base, according to the State news Agency.
The goal is to provide broad support “in the training of scientific personnel of high qualification”. Moreover, Berdimuhamedov stated the need to improve the efficiency of scientific research in the country. The meeting also decided on the establishment of the interbranch Commission on the effectiveness of scientific research in Turkmenistan.
“At present development of science the most important becomes the question of increase of efficiency of scientific research in all sectors of the economy, expand the limits of use of the capacities of research institutions, higher schools,” said Berdimuhamedov.
Note that in the meeting, timed to the science Day was attended by members of the government, deputies of Parliament, heads of relevant departments.
Earlier, Berdymukhamedov called on CIS countries to join efforts for the development of innovations.