The delegation of Turkmenistan took part in the regular meeting of the Board of IFAS in Dushanbe

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On November 28, 2022, a regular meeting of the Board of the International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea (IFAS) was held in Dushanbe. The delegation of Turkmenistan at the event was headed by the Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan Annageldi Yazmyradov.

The meeting was attended by members of the Board of IFAS - Minister of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan Brekeshev S.A., Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan Ganiev Sh.M., Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Tajikistan Ziyozoda S.R., other officials of the governments of the founding states of IFAS, members of the Executive Committee of IFAS, representatives of the embassies of the Central Asian countries working in Tajikistan, as well as representatives of structural divisions of IFAS.

 During the meeting, issues of the regional agenda were discussed, including the activities of the IFAS Executive Committee during the period of Tajikistan's chairmanship, the progress in implementing the projects of the Action Program for Assistance to the Countries of the Aral Sea Basin (ASBP-4), the achieved results of the activities of the Working Group to improve the organizational structure and regulatory-legal base of IFAS and other topics of interaction.

The head of the Turkmen delegation A. Yazmyradov noted that Turkmenistan, under the wise leadership of President Serdar Berdimuhamedov, within the framework of IFAS, fully contributes to building up productive cooperation on solving such important issues as improving the socio-economic and environmental situation in the Aral Sea basin, rational water use, improving the environment, adaptation to climate change, which is of great importance not only in the regional but also in the global dimension.

Based on the results of the Board meeting, a number of decisions were made, including the Decision on the introduction of modern equipment for accounting and monitoring of water resources in the Amudarya and Syrdarya river basins.