Emomali Rahmon, President of Tajikistan: “Well-planned infrastructure project could simultaneously help to address several vital problems”

November 30, 2016 10:45

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31202617871_e6840360be_zDushanbe, 30.11.2016. /NIAT “Khovar”/. On November 29, the Founder of Peace and National Unity – Leader of the Nation, President of the Republic of Tajikistan, His Excellency Emomali Rahmon in the sidelines of the Budapest Water Summit attended and delivered a speech at the meeting of High Level Panel on Water.

In particular, Leader of the Nation Emomali Rahmon has stressed that the construction of water reservoirs enables not only develop discounted and environmentally friendly electricity, but it also ensures a reliable regulation of water flow in terms of climate volatility, protection of territories and population from mudflows and floods, help mitigate the impact of drought and significantly reduce CO2 (carbon dioxide) emissions into the atmosphere.

“This certifies that well-planned infrastructure project could simultaneously help to address several vital problems. It is for this purpose, along with the improvement of legislation and institutional management framework, we have included development of water infrastructure in the program of water sector reform in Tajikistan. Over 80% of financial resources will be allocated for the solution of this problem”, – has noted the President of Tajikistan.

Head of State Emomali Rahmon has added that: “We are confident that these actions will allow the country to make a significant step forward to meet sustainable development goals. I express a hope that the international and regional financial institutions and donor countries will support our efforts”.

November 30, 2016 10:45

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