President of Tajikistan: “Tajikistan actively promotes water issues in the global agenda during the last two decades”

November 28, 2016 18:03

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Dushanbe, 28.11.2016 /NIAT “Khovar”/. “Tajikistan has been actively promoting water issues in the global agenda during the last two decades”, – said the Founder of Peace and National Unity — Leader of the Nation, the President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon.

By the initiative of Tajikistan and a number of other countries the UNGA launched International Year of Fresh Water (2003), International Decade of Action “Water for Life” (2005-2015) and the International Year of Water Cooperation (2013).

These global events made a decent contribution in deeper understanding of water importance both for socio-economic growth and environmental sustainability, as well as ensuring peace, stability and development.

“We are intended to further continue our efforts in this aspect with a view to enhancing progress and achieving new outcomes. In this context, we proposed to launch International Decade of Action “Water for Sustainable Development”, — added the Leader of the Nation.

November 28, 2016 18:03

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