Ministry of Energy (Turkmenistan)

Ministry of Energy
Türkmenistanyñ energetika ministrligi
Agency overview
Formed2012
JurisdictionPresident of Turkmenistan
HeadquartersAshgabat, Turkmenistan
Minister responsible
  • Charymurad Purchekov, Minister of Energy
WebsiteMinistry of Energy

The Ministry of Energy of Turkmenistan (Turkmen: Türkmenistan energetika ministrligi) is a Cabinet Ministry in the Turkmenistan. Since 2015, the portfolio has been headed by Minister Charymurad Purchekov.[1]

History

According to the Decree of the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov on July 7, 2012 "On creation of the Ministry of Energy of Turkmenistan" was the successor of the abolished department of the Ministry of Energy and Industry of Turkmenistan. By focusing on the power sector, the ministry will be able to deliver it more effective management and coordination. Before the agency faces the challenges of large-scale modernization of existing power generation capacity, the creation of new ones, to increase electricity export.[2]

Ministers

No Name Start End
1 Murad Artykov 06.07.2012 10.01.2014
2 Geldy Saryev 10.01.2014 21.08.2015
3 Döwran Rejepow 21.08.2015 27.02.2017
4 Charymurad Purchekov 27.02.2017 Present

References

  1. ^ "Глава Туркмении после трех выговоров уволил министра энергетики". 21 August 2015.
  2. ^ "Turkmenistan Altyn Asyr".

External links

  • Ministry of Energy
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