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Tajikistan|life|September 19, 2019 / 01:04 PM
Tajikistan, EU discuss cooperation in disaster risk reduction

AKIPRESS.COM - Tajik chief emergency management officer has pointed to the necessity of constructing training ground for rescuers in Tajikistan, Asia plus reports.

This issues was discussed at a meeting of Rustam Nazarzoda, the head of the Committee for Emergency Situations and Civil Defense under the Government of Tajikistan with Ambassador Peter Burian, the Special Representative of the European Union for Central Asia that took place here on September 17, according to the Emergencies Committee press center.

Ms. Marilyn Josefson, Head of Delegation/Ambassador, Delegation of the European Union to Tajikistan, also attended the meeting.

In the course of the talks, the two sides exchanged views on further cooperation on the Emergencies Committee project for training of rescue teams for Tajikistan, Ms. Umea Yusufi, a spokeswoman for the Emergences Committee told Asia-Plus in an interview. .

Tajik chief emergency management officer, in particular, noted that the training ground will allow not only training of the Emergencies Committee rescuers but also will help develop the emergency management agency of the neighboring Afghanistan.

Ambassador Burian reportedly expressed readiness for cooperation with Tajikistan, especially in disaster risk reduction.

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