Meeting of Sheralizod Bahodur with Samekh Wahba within the framework of the 27th UN Conference of the Parties on climate change
On November 12 this year, the Chairman of the Committee for Environmental Protection under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan Sheralizoda Bahodur met with Samekh Wahba, Regional Director of the World Bank for Sustainable Development in Europe and Central Asia in the framework of the 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP-27)
During the meeting, Sheralizoda Bahodur expressed satisfaction with the process of cooperation and implementation of projects in the direction of climate change, improvement of meteorological services and landscape stability, and also expressed gratitude for the support of the World Bank in implementing the policy of the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan on environmental issues and climate change.
Mr. Sameh Wahba presented information about the World Bank programs to support developing countries in adapting to climate change and reducing its negative impact on the economies of developing countries. In particular, in 2021, the World Bank adopted a 5-year action plan on climate change, which includes the development and implementation of projects in the areas of climate change adaptation and mitigation of its negative effects.
In order to achieve the main goals of the Republic of Tajikistan, defined in the national strategy and programs for the improvement of meteorological services, the Chairman of the Committee proposed to consider the allocation of additional funds within the framework of the Project “Renewal of meteorological services in Central Asia (additional funding), part C”.
At the same time, during the meeting, the issue of providing technical assistance in the field of atmospheric air monitoring was discussed.
Regarding the implementation of NDC’s (National Determined Contributions) and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions in Tajikistan the Chairman of the Committee invited the World Bank to support the implementation of this document.
At the end of the meeting, the Chairman of the Committee invited Mr. Sameh Wahba to visit the Republic of Tajikistan at an appropriate time, which he gladly accepted.