On March 15, 2023, in Tehran was conducted a meeting dedicated to the implementation of the goals of the UN Water Conference (22-24 March 2023, New York) at the Iranian Water Research Institute on the initiative of the Embassy of the Republic of Tajikistan in the Islamic Republic of Iran with the presence of representatives of the ministries of foreign affairs, energy, this institution, other institutions related to the water sector and the mass media of this country.
The Ambassador of the Republic of Tajikistan to the Islamic Republic of Iran Nizomiddin Zohidi provided detailed information in his speech about the global initiatives of the President of the Republic of Tajikistan in the field of water, as well as the new initiative of the Leader of the Nation regarding the resolution to declare the “International Year of Glaciers’ Preservation, 2025”.
In this context, the role of the UN Conference in promoting the goals of the International Decade of Action "Water for Sustainable Development, 2018-2028" was explained, which will be chaired by the President of the Republic of Tajikistan and the King of the Netherlands on March 22-24, 2023 in New York.
The Director of the UNESCO Regional Center on Urban Water Management Mohammad Hajrasoulihа, the Adviser to the Minister of Energy of the Islamic Republic of Iran Mоhammadali Farahnаkian, the President of the Iranian Water Research Institute Mohamadreza Kаvianpour and senior managers of the water sector of this country also had speeches at this meeting. During their speeches, the importance of Tajikistan's global initiatives in the field of water and glaciers’ preservation was emphasized, and the expansion of cooperation between the two countries in these fields within the framework of bilateral relations and international organizations was considered important.