Water for Life: PM in Tajikistan on Two-Day Visit
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif arrived in Tajikistan on a two-day official visit Tuesday, for discussions on energy cooperation and water management, both which are high on the agenda.
The premier was received by Tajikistan’s First Deputy Prime Minister, Davlatali Said, Minister for Energy and Water Resources, Osmanzada Osman Ali, Deputy Foreign Minister Nizomiddin Zohidi and Tajikistan Ambassador to Pakistan, Sherali Jananov at Dushanbe International airport.
An early execution of the Casa-1,000 power supply project, oil import and participation in a conference on implementing the International Decade for Action “Water for Life” 2005-15 are also set to be discussed during the visit.
PM Nawaz is also set to deliver a statement at the conference along with other heads of states.
Officials revealed that the key focus of the trip would be the deliberation on water issues, where United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon will also be present.
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