Caspian Sea's environmental issues to be addressed at Turkmenistan conference

The issues of pollution control and water quality monitoring and preservation of marine biological resources in accordance with Turkmenistan's National Caspian Action Plan are on the agenda.

Caspian Sea's environmental issues to be addressed at Turkmenistan conference

World Bulletin/News Desk

An interagency conference on the main areas of Turkmenistan's environmental activity in the Caspian Sea to be held in Caspian Avaza tourist zone on Monday, the Turkmen government reported on Monday.

The event is timed to the entry into force of the Framework Convention for the Protection of Marine Environment (Tehran Convention) in 2006. The issues of pollution control and water quality monitoring and preservation of marine biological resources in accordance with Turkmenistan's National Caspian Action Plan are on the agenda.

Conference participants will become familiar with a set of measures on protection of marine environment of the Caspian Sea, which are held alongside with the expansion of maritime transport infrastructure in Turkmenistan, as well as with the development of the infrastructure of Avaza national tourist zone.

The forum will be attended by the representatives of the State Enterprise for the Caspian Sea Related Issues and the State Agency for Management and Use of Hydrocarbon Resources under the President of Turkmenistan, the State Service of Maritime and River Transport, State Committee for Fisheries and other agencies.

The representatives of the UN Development Program (UNDP), the European Union, the World Health Organization, the embassies of the Caspian countries accredited in Turkmenistan were invited to the event.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 12 Ağustos 2013, 09:52
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