Serdar Berdimuhamedow

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Serdar Berdimuhamedow
Berdimuhamedow in June 2022
3rd President of Turkmenistan
Assumed office
19 March 2022
Vice PresidentRaşit Meredow
Preceded byGurbanguly Berdimuhamedow
Governor of Ahal
In office
17 June 2019 – 7 February 2020
Preceded byTangahuly Atakhallyev
Succeeded byVacant
Member of the Assembly
from the 25th district
In office
23 November 2016 – 2 January 2019
Personal details
Serdar Gurbangulyyevich Berdimuhamedov

(1981-09-22) 22 September 1981 (age 42)
Ashgabat, Turkmen SSR, Soviet Union (now Turkmenistan)
Political partyDemocratic
RelativesGurbanguly Berdimuhamedow (father)
EducationTurkmen Agricultural University
Diplomatic Academy of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Geneva Centre for Security Policy
Academy of Sciences
Military service
Allegiance Turkmenistan
Branch/serviceArmed Forces of Turkmenistan
Years of service2001–2003

Serdar Gurbanguliyevich Berdimuhamedov (Turkmen pronunciation: [θɛɾdɑɾ ɢʊɾbɑnʁʊˈlɯjɛβɪtʃ bɛɾdɯmʊxɑmɛˈdoβ]; Russian: Сердар Курбанкулиевич Бердымухаметов, tr. Serdar Kurbankuliyevich Berdymukhametov; born 22 September 1981) is a Turkmen politician. He is the 3rd and current President of Turkmenistan since 2022.[1]

He is the only son[2] of Turkmenistan's dictator Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow.[3][4][5]

From 2016 until 2019, he was a member of the Assembly of Turkmenistan. From 2019 until 2020, he was the Governor of the Ahal Region.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Turkmenistan leader's son wins presidential election". AP NEWS. Associated Press. 15 March 2022. Archived from the original on 15 March 2022. Retrieved 15 March 2022.
  2. "Turkmen leader promotes son to provincial governor". Reuters. Retrieved 22 January 2021.
  3. "President of Turkmenistan weighs establishment of ruling dynasty: experts: EADaily". 1 March 2018. Retrieved 3 June 2018.
  4. RFE/RL's Turkmen Service (12 February 2021). "Turkmen Leader's Son Takes On New Roles; Rapid Rise Renews Talk Of Succession". RFE/RL.
  5. Putz, Catherine (13 February 2020). "Turkmenistan President's Son Appointed Minister". The Diplomat. Retrieved 19 January 2021.