Serdar Berdimuhamedov, 41, son of President Berdimuhamedov, graduated from Turkmenistan Agricultural University in 2001.
Serdar Berdimuhammedov, who started his career as the Chief Specialist in the Foreign Economic Relations Office of the state Food Association, worked at Turkmenistan’s Moscow Embassy and his country’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Switzerland at different times after his father was elected president in 2007. Later, Serdar Berdimuhammedov worked as a manager in different departments at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan. In 2016, he was elected as a parliamentary deputy from the Democracy Party and served as the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Governor of the Ahal region.
Appointed to the Ministry of Industry of Turkmenistan in 2020, Serdar Berdimuhammedov has been serving as Deputy Prime Minister since February 2021. Berdimuhamedov was nominated for the presidency at the Extraordinary Meeting of the Democracy Party held on February 14.