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President of Turkmenistan

President of Turkmenistan
Standard of the President of Turkmenistan
Coat of Arms of Turkmenistan
Appointer Direct popular vote
Term length 5 years, renewable
Inaugural holder Saparmurat Niyazov
Formation 2 November 1990 (Turkmen SSR)
27 October 1991 (Turkmenistan)

President of Turkmenistan is the head of state and of the executive power, is the highest official of Turkmenistan, and acts as a guarantor of national independence, territorial integrity, and adherence to the Constitution and international agreements.[1]

Contents

  • Leaders of Turkmenistan (1924-1991) 1
    • Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic (1924-1990) 1.1
      • First Secretaries of the Turkmen Communist Party 1.1.1
  • Presidents of the Republic of Turkmenistan (1990-present) 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Leaders of Turkmenistan (1924-1991)

Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic (1924-1990)

First Secretaries of the Turkmen Communist Party

Presidents of the Republic of Turkmenistan (1990-present)

The first column consecutively numbers the individuals who have served as president, while the second column consecutively numbers the Presidential terms or administrations.

A# Name Picture Took office Left office Political party
1 1.
1990
Saparmurat Niyazov 2 November 1990 16 December 1991 Communist Party of Turkmenistan
(1) 16 December 1991 21 June 1992 Democratic Party of Turkmenistan
2.
1992
21 June 1992 28 December 1999[2]
3.
President for Life
28 December 1999 21 December 2006[3]
- Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow 21 December 2006 11 February 2007 Democratic Party of Turkmenistan

Independent
2 1.
2007
11 February 2007 12 February 2012
2.
2012
12 February 2012 Incumbent

See also

References

  1. ^ Article 50 of the Constitution of Turkmenistan
  2. ^ Declared President for Life
  3. ^ Died in office

External links

  • U.S. State Department profile of Turkmenistan
  • Republican Party of Turkmenistan
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