Berdymukhammedov's decree, issued on June 22, also set up a special commission to audit the fund, state newspaper "Neitralny Turkmenistan" reported.
No further details were released.
Little is known about the sources or expenditures for the fund, which is managed by German banks.
Saparmurat Niyazov, 1940-2006
Turkment President Saparmurat Niyazov (bymedia.net)
ERA OF UNCERTAINTY. The death of Turkmen President Saparmurat Niyazov ends an era and begins a period of great uncertainty in Turkmenistan....(more)