▲ Up
 
21:38 26-09-2016
MAIN АКИpress CA-News
About us On-line subscription
KazakhstanKyrgyzstanMongoliaTajikistanTurkmenistanUzbekistanWorld
POLITICSBUSINESSINCIDENTSSOCIETYCULTURESPORTANALYSISSCIENCE
UN Secretary General welcomes World Bank’s draft assessments on Tajikistan's Rogun hydropower project

Bishkek (AKIpress) - pan gi mun Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the publication by the World Bank on 17 June of draft assessments on the proposed Roghun hydropower project in Tajikistan, urging region’s leaders to seek sustainable solutions.

The assessments also provide important guidance for critical consultations among the region’s states on water and energy issues. Ban Ki-moon recognizes the challenges of the countries of Central Asia to meet their sustainable development and energy needs, and appreciates the efforts of the World Bank in leading the independent assessment.

The Secretary General has encouraged the Governments of Central Asia to engage in a constructive discussion on the management of transboundary water resources in line with international law, and to refrain from unilateral actions.

He believes that such a discussion could lead to a sustainable, comprehensive solution that takes into consideration the interests of all of the countries of the region.

Ban Ki-moon also recalled that Special Representative for Central Asia, Miroslav Jenča, and the United Nations Regional Center for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia are always ready to provide the required support.


Twitterfacebookprint
16:32 20.06.2014
LATEST NEWS
18:01 Tajik athlete wins bronze at Asian Beach Games17:36 Business forum in Batken to bring together apricot farmers and international buyers17:33 Uzbekistan, Kuwait review bilateral ties in New York17:32 Indian Finance Minister inaugurates Incredible India Tourism Investors Summit-201617:23 Parliamentary committee approves protocol on return of minors from CIS states to homeland17:10 Social project on support of children and families launched on basis of biggest family in Kyrgyzstan17:08 MP proposes to introduce beans and fish into schoolchildren's diet17:07 After 25 years, Kyrgyzstan finally achieved energy independence: MP16:54 Education sector reportedly receives 5.1 bln som more this year16:39 TB incidence decreases from 101.1 to 98.2 per 100 thousand persons over 3 years16:33 Government transfers 0.72 hectares of agricultural land in Batken region for construction of border checkpoints16:29 Kyrgyz film Lamp receives diploma at Russian documentary film festival16:24 Government increasing pensions since October16:12 Kyrgyzstan observes reduction in material mortality, Health Ministry says16:11 Draft amendments to Constitution propose canceling statute of limitations on crimes related to Kumtor agreements16:07 Uzbekistan, Poland set visa-free regime for diplomats15:56 Health Ministry plans to extend National Healthcare Reform Program until 201915:44 Assay Chamber of Russia does not recognize Kyrgyzstan's branding of jewelry, making it hard to export: Jewellers Union15:34 Flag of Kyrgyzstan crosses Andes and lands in Chile15:15 Dance group Adem and Atai Omurzakov move to next stage at Italian Tù Sì Que Vales talent show
Astana
+16° C
Ashgabat
+27° C
Bishkek
+24° C
Dushanbe
+28° C
Tashkent
+31° C
Ulaanbaatar
+4° C
exchange rates
 
76.77
68.53
10.27
1.07
378.29
337.37
50.58
5.30
6.85
6.26
1.01
0.12
3286.53
2888.39
446.81
42.81
3.93
3.50
0.52
0.05

© AKIpress News Agency - 2001-2016. All rights reserved
Republication of any material is prohibited without a written agreement with AKIpress News Agency. Any citation must be accompanied by a hyperlink to akipress.com.
Our address:
Moskovskaya str. 189, Bishkek, the Kyrgyz Republic
e-mail: english@akipress.org, akipressenglish@gmail.com;
Tel/Fax: +996(312)90-07-75