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AKIPRESS.COM - President of Turmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov was presented the highest honorary title of his country - the title of Hero of Turkmenistan, according to the state-run outlet Golden Age.
The decision to present the title to the head of state was adopted by the country's parliament, the Medjlis.
"The Turkmen leader was presented the title of Hero in recognition of his contribution to development of democratic and legal bases of the state, strengthening of sovereignty, constitutional order, independence and permanent neutrality of Turkmenistan, ensuring civil accord and national unity," the newspaper notes.
Berdymuhamedov was first awarded the title of the Hero of Turkmenistan in October 2011.