The delegation of Turkmenistan headed by Deputy Prime Minister for Economics Muhammetguly Mukhammedov took part in the second regional summit on achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the Central Asian countries, held in Almaty.
The meeting, held under the motto "Beyond COVID - Towards a Just Recovery in Central Asia", was organized by the Government of Kazakhstan in partnership with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in this country with financial support from the European Union and the Asian Development Bank.
The meeting was attended by the heads of governments of the Central Asian countries, international experts, representatives of international organizations, the private sector and civil society.
Speaking at the forum, the representative of Turkmenistan noted that Ashgabat, in order to accelerate the recovery of the economies of the countries of the region after the pandemic, is in favor of accelerating the implementation of the decisions of the Addis Ababa Action Program on Financing for Development to mobilize and use the resources necessary to achieve the SDGs.
He stressed the expediency of organizing another international conference on this issue. The Deputy Prime Minister also assured that Turkmenistan would continue to promote the issue of providing adequate funding for the implementation of global programs and strategies, the main of which is the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.