Serdar Berdymukhamedov, 40, said at his inauguration that his country aims to develop new trade, economic, cultural, humanitarian, scientific and educational ties.
Serdar Berdimuhamedov secured 73 percent of the votes, far ahead of the nearest of his nine rivals, according to results announced by the Central Election Commission.
The snap elections are being held after the country’s authoritarian leader, President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov, announced last month he is ready to relinquish power to a new generation.
The president’s son will face growing domestic challenges and an increasingly turbulent regional order.
President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov's 40-year-old son Serdar, a deputy prime minister, is seen as a likely successor.
The Super Cup game heralding the beginning of the football season took place behind closed doors, and saw perennial domestic champions FC Istiklol come from behind to beat FC Khujand 2-1 in the capital Dushanbe.
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