The State Agency for Environmental Protection and Forestry initiated a discussion on interaction of concerned parties in the field of conservation of ecosystems and biological diversity, including development of an electronic system of specially protected natural areas and formation of indicators of the state of biodiversity, kabar.kg reports according to the press service of the SAEPF.
A Turkmen delegation has recently taken part in the preparatory meeting of World Expo 2020 in Dubai, the Turkmen foreign ministry said in a message.
Deputies of Tajikistan’s lower house (Majlisi Namoyandagon) of parliament (Majlisi Oli) have unanimously voted for amendments proposed by the government to the country’s Penal Code. The amendments toughen punishment for brothel keeping, news.tj reports.
BISHKEK -- Kyrgyz lawmakers have given preliminary approval to a bill that would eliminate immunity for ex-presidents, potentially opening the path for the prosecution of former leader Almazbek Atambaev.
Last week, the government of Tajikistan broke its general silence about a recent outbreak of violence at a prison in the country’s north.
Uzbekistan’s Defense Ministry has announced the launch of large-scale military maneuvers across the country.
Terrorism trends in Central Asia suggest that the region is shifting from primarily an exporter of foreign fighters to one where domestic and regional terrorist attacks may become increasingly more common. Uzbekistan and Tajikistan are two of the countries that have produced the largest number of foreign fighters per capita: 1,500 and 1,300, respectively. Yet, the region has mostly been spared from terrorist attacks and, instead, religious extremists travel elsewhere. The diaspora has produced several attacks with deadly consequences: the Stockholm and New York truck attacks, the St. Petersburg Metro bombing, and the New Year’s Istanbul night club shooting are but a few examples of attacks perpetrated by foreign fighters from Central Asia. Authorities and security services worldwide are fearful of similar attacks in the future.
Just days before Kyrgyz President Sooronbai Jeenbekov marked one year in power, he faced a challenge from the man who did more than anyone else to help propel him to the presidency -- former President Almazbek Atambaev.
If you are an emerging market hooked on oil exports, how excited are you about the idea of a worldwide green economic transition? You may not be too happy, given that the transition is likely to suppress demand for oil and reduce oil prices. But, like Kazakhstan, you may quickly realise that there are just as many opportunities as there are challenges in embarking on a green transition.
With a capacity of 3,600 megawatts, the Rogun HPP of Tajikistan will be the most powerful hydroelectric power plant in the region, said the Ambassador of Tajikistan to Azerbaijan Rustam Soli at an event dedicated to the recent launch of the first unit of the Rogun HPP.