Middle East Economic Survey
Turkmen President Fires Another Oil And Gas Minister
Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov has sacked Minister of Oil and Gas Oraznur Nurmyradov for work deficiencies and incompetence, Turkmenistans National Press Agency reported on 16 January. This was the fourth sacking of an oil and gas minister since Mr Berdymukhamedov rose to power in November 2007. Mr Nurmyaradov was appointed in October (MEES, 19 October 2009) and has to...