On March 5, 2015, the Ambassador of the Republic of Tajikistan in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Azamsho Sharifi met with Dr. Abdulatifom bin Rashid Al-Zayani, the Secretary-General of the cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (CCASG) the headquarters of which is located in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
During the meeting, which was held on the initiative of the Embassy of the Republic of Tajikistan in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, both sides discussed the forthcoming High Level International Conference on the implementation of the International Decade for Action “Water for Life”, 2005-2015, which is scheduled on 9-11 June, 2015 in Dushanbe.
The Ambassador of Tajikistan informed in details the Secretary-General the main goals of the Conference and the measures taken by the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan as a initiatives side of the adoption of the UN resolution “International Decade for Action, "Water for Life", 2005-2015 and hosts side of the Conference.
The Ambassador of Tajikistan handed to the Secretary-General of the CCASG some presentation materials and a copy of the invitation for participation in the Conference and in view of the global water issues, called on the General Secretariat and the members of this regional organization to participate actively in the work of the Conference.
During the meeting, which took place in an atmosphere of mutual understanding, both sides also commented on individual issues of regional and international agenda, including on terrorism and drug traffic. In this context, both sides were unanimous in opinion that these challenges constitute a high danger to security and stability at the regional and global levels and this reality suggests further consolidation of the efforts of the international community to deal effectively with them.