First Deputy Minister of Energy and Water Resources Attends Water-Energy-Food Summit
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Tajikistan is an active player in the water and climate issues at the global level, and within the framework of its initiatives always promotes the need to strengthen cooperation between countries in achieving the set goals and resolving issues related to water, food and energy security. This was noted by the First Deputy Minister of Energy and Water Resources of Tajikistan Jamshed Shoimzoda at the Water-Energy-Food Summit via videoconference.
Shoimzoda expressed the need to strengthen cooperation between countries in oder to reduce the negative impact of climate change on water resources, the widespread introduction of integrated water resources management in the context of population growth, consolidation of actions with specific plans, financial resources and technologies.
He also noted the importance of the transboundary component of water cooperation in ensuring peace, stability and development in the face of climate change.
The Water-Energy-Food Summit was held from January 18 through January 19 as part of the Expo 2020 Dubai.
The event was hosted by Jordan, the Netherlands and the United Arab Emirates and is considered a platform for sharing experiences on joint action, learning and cooperation to improve water, food and energy security.
Source: National information agency of Tajikistan