Cholpon-Ata, 21 July 2022 (TDI): The Presidents of Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Turkmenistan adopted a joint statement at the conclusion of the Consultative Meeting of the Heads of Central Asian States, in Kyrgyzstan.
The Central Asian Summit was hosted by the President of Kyrgyzstan, Sadyr Japarov. The official Twitter account of the Permanent Mission of Kyrgyzstan to the United Nations shared in a tweet that Kyrgyzstan “welcomes singing the Treaty of Friendship, Good Neighborliness, and Cooperation for the Development of Central Asia in the 21st Century.
The Central Asian Summit 🇰🇿🇰🇬🇹🇯🇹🇲🇺🇿 hosted by https://t.co/Mms2bdPK3P. @sadyrzhaparov, President of #KGZ, on the shores of pearl of Asia #IsykKul. We welcome singing the Treaty of Friendship, Good Neighborilness and Cooperation for the Development of Central Asia in the 21 Cen-ry pic.twitter.com/SUuikquBFo
— Kyrgyz Mission to UN (@KyrgyzMissionUN) July 21, 2022
Earlier, the Foreign Ministers of the above-mentioned countries also met yesterday. Aside from that, a roadmap for the development of regional cooperation for 2022-2024 was also approved.
Likewise, the regional program “Green Agenda” for Central Asia and the concept of cooperation within multilateral formats of Central Asian countries was approved at the summit.
Furthermore, the participants agreed to collaborate to make the region peaceful and develop Central Asia in the 21st century.
The President of Turkmenistan, Serdar Berdimuhamedov thanked the head of the Kyrgyz Republic for the invitation to visit a friendly country to participate in the Consultative Meeting of the Heads of State of Central Asia.
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He also appreciated the warm welcome and hospitality. Moreover, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov noted that the Summit was a new form of political communication at a high level.
The President of Kazakhstan, Qasym-Jomart Toqayev called for a stronger partnership in the region and beyond, in the domains of transport, security, trade, climate change, water management, and saving the Aral Sea, and media.
#CentralAsia leaders summit in Cholpon-Ata features a convincing call by President @TokayevKZ for even stronger cooperation in the region and beyond, in security, transport, trade, water management, climate change, saving Aral Sea, media. 🇰🇿🇰🇬🇹🇯🇹🇲🇺🇿 More:👇https://t.co/MkxSL70p1j https://t.co/W4jGOmZqvQ
— MFA Kazakhstan 🇰🇿 (@MFA_KZ) July 21, 2022
The President of Tajikistan, Emomali Rahmon while addressing the meeting noted the significance of holding the Consultative Meeting of the Heads of State of Central Asia on a regular basis.
He also accentuated the importance of further progressive development of regional collaboration based on historically established friendly and good-neighborly ties.
Основатель мира и национального единства — Лидер нации, Президент Республики Таджикистан уважаемый Эмомали Рахмон в городе Чолпон-Ата Кыргызской Республики принял участие и выступил в четвертой Консультативной встрече глав государств Центральной Азииhttps://t.co/wXnuBMEjF9 pic.twitter.com/ogd8FbD6mR
— МИД Таджикистана (@MID_Tajikistan) July 21, 2022
While the President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev also delivered a speech at the Consultative Meeting of the Heads of Central Asian States in Cholpon-Ata.
In particular, he made a proposal to launch a permanent consultation of security councils a s well as heads of security services of the Central Asian states in the domain of security.
The #President of the Republic of #Uzbekistan Shavkat #Mirziyoyev addressed a speech at the Consultative Meeting of the Heads of Central Asian States in Cholpon-Ata.#Mirziyoyev #summit #Consultativemeeting pic.twitter.com/c32mzxvjkz
— Shavkat Mirziyoyev’s Press-service (@president_uz) July 21, 2022
Along these lines, the heads of the states of the founding states of the International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea (IFAS) signed an agreement to expand the authority of the President of the Aral International Rescue Fund.
Aral International Rescue Fund has been set up by the leaders of Central Asia at the initiative of the former President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev.
The Fund has brought the predicament of the Aral Sea to the international stage. It has worked with ecologists to introduce new clean and safe alternative technologies for environmental protection.