AKIPRESS.COM - A delegation led by Minister of Finance and Economy of Turkmenistan S. Jorayev took part in the events of the High-Level Forum on Sustainable Development in New York on July 17. The forum is held on accelerating recovery from COVID-19 and implementation of the sustainable development agenda for up to 2030, the Foreign Ministry of Turkmenistan reported.
Speaking at the plenary session of the forum, the minister outlined the priority areas for Turkmenistan to implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals at the national level and in the international format.
The speech noted the high degree of integration of global development goals into medium-term and long-term national socio-economic programs and strategies.
The implementation of the SDGs in Turkmenistan is "focused on improving the living standards of the population, promoting a healthy lifestyle, creating conditions for fair and high-quality education, ensuring environmental sustainability, introducing innovations in all areas of economic activity", the Ministry adds.