Yazdursun Gurbannazarova was elected Commissioner for Human Rights (Ombudsman) in Turkmenistan at the seventeenth meeting of the Mejlis of Milli Gengesh held today, the Information Program "Watan" of the Turkmen Television reports.
In accordance with the Law "On Ombudsman", 3 candidates were considered by deputies, from which the participants of the meeting made their choice by secret ballot.
The Mejlis of Milli Gengesh unanimously adopted a Resolution "On Election of Ombudsman".
To recap, Yazdursun Gurbannazarova became the first Ombudsman of Turkmenistan in March 2017. In accordance with the legislation of the country, she held this position for five years.