President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon attended UNGA event “In search of water energy nexus: SDG 6 and SDG 7 Synergy”

In the sidelines of the launch of the International Decade for Action “Water for Sustainable Development, 2018-2028”, the Founder of Peace and National Unity – Leader of the Nation, President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon attended the High-level luncheon hosted by the President of the General Assembly and UN-DESA titled “In search of water energy nexus: SDG 6 and SDG 7 Synergy”.

President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon extended his sincere appreciation to organizers of today’s event and noted that Tajikistan in every possible way supports an idea of seeking water energy nexus and is willing to build strong cooperation with all stakeholders in promoting the best solutions in water and energy sector.

The President of the country pointed out that hydropower continues to be an important driving element for socio-economic development in many countries. Being endowed with tremendous water resources and immense hydropower potential, Republic of Tajikistan continuously declares its willingness to cooperate with all interested parties, and first of all, with neighboring countries, on efficient, mutually beneficial and rational use of water and energy resources in the interests of all countries of the region.

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Leader of the Nation Emomali Rahmon met with the Chair of UN-Water, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Gilbert F. Houngbo

On the sidelines of the opening of the launch event of the International Decade for Action “Water for Sustainable Development”, 2018-2018, the Founder of Peace and National Unity – Leader of the Nation, President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon received Gilbert F. Houngbo, the Chair of UN-Water / President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) in New York.

At the beginning of the meeting, the President of the country Emomali Rahmon congratulated the President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Gilbert F. Houngbo on his appointment as Chair of UN-Water.

The head of state noted that we must be aware of the importance of water to human development and its service for future generation and added that Tajikistan is an active country in advancing water issues and the launcher of most international initiatives in this field.

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President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon attended the 72nd session of the UNGA on the occasion of the launch of the International Decade for Action “Water for Sustainable Development”, 2018-2028

The Founder of Peace and National Unity – Leader of the Nation, President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon took part in the opening of the launch event of the International Decade for Action “Water for Sustainable Development, 2018-2028” in the UN headquarters, New York.

The session was attended by Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, Vice Presidents of the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly, Mahmoud Saikal (on behalf of Miroslav Lajčák, the President of the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly), President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon and other international experts and Permanent Representatives to the United Nations .

In his opening remarks, the Vice President of the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly Mahmoud Saikal noted about the Decade objectives and United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres highlighted significant global initiatives of the President of the Republic of Tajikistan, Emomali Rahmon. He also shared his impressions following his visit to the Republic of Tajikistan.

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