Participation of the Minister of Foreign Affairs in a high-level event “Central Asia: commitments to include in the Water Action Agenda”

24.03.2023 22:01


On 23 March 2023 in New York, the Foreign Minister of Tajikistan Mr. Sirojiddin Muhriddin participated and addressed the high-level event entitled “Central Asia: Commitments to include in the Water Action Agenda”, organized by the Executive Committee of the International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea and the World Bank with the support of the Government of Tajikistan in the framework of the UN 2023 Water Conference.

In his statement, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, noting the important mission of the International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea in providing the countries of the region with a platform for interaction on solving water and environmental issues, stated that the Tajik side, as part of its chairmanship in the Fund, is making every effort to further strengthen regional water cooperation and enhance the credibility of this unique organization.

Speaking about the problems associated with climate change, such as the glaciers melting, the river flow reduction, the increase in extreme hydrometeorological events, Minister Muhriddin noted that the International Decade for Action “Water for Sustainable Development, 2018-2028” and the current historic UN Water Conference provide unique opportunity for all stakeholders to make new commitments in this direction.