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Meeting of ecologists and professors of the Khujand city

Within the framework of the implementation of the “State integrated program for the development of knowledge and environmental awareness of the population of the Republic of Tajikistan until 2020”, in order to raise awareness and environmental knowledge of the population, in the hall of the Department of  Education in Khujand held a meeting between representatives of the Department of Environmental Protection of the Sogd region and the Department of Environmental Protection with representatives in the field of education, teachers of Ecology and Biology of city high schools.

The representative of the Department of Environmental Protection of the region Saidov H. spoke regarding the meaning and content of the Message of the Leader of Nation, President of the Republic – Mr. Emomali Rahmon to the Parliament, for example, he noted that the President gave a speech in the field of environmental protection, on various environmental issues and recalled that “In the context of climate change, the issue of protecting sources and supplies of clean drinking water turned out to be the main problem of the peoples of the Earth, Tajikistan is recognized in this area as a country initiator and leader in the world. Based on this, the Republic of Tajikistan, according to the assessment of international organizations for the production of electricity in terms of clean ecology, is ranked sixth in the world. After the start of operation of new facilities, for example, Rogun HPP in terms of the percentage of electricity production from renewable sources, our country has the opportunity to reach 2nd or 3rd place in the world. It is also necessary to take a serious attitude to the issues of environmental protection, flora and fauna, the state of ecology and, to this end, to resume monitoring and improvement of legislation in this area and raising environmental awareness of the population. I remind you that environmental protection is currently one of the main ways to attract tourists”.

A representative of the Department also spoke about the “State integrated program for the development of knowledge and environmental awareness of the population of the Republic of Tajikistan until 2020”, special place of education and environmental knowledge of the population, getting rid of the placement of illegal dumps on the basis of the Code of Administrative Violation of the Republic of Tajikistan, about the main air pollutants in the city, the second edition of the Red Book of the Republic of Tajikistan and other issues related to environmental difficulties.

Then the participants of the meeting exchanged views on existing facilities polluting the nature, ways and solutions to these problems.

At the end of the meeting to familiarize and receive benefits, to study different types of plants and animals by the representatives of the Department of Environmental Protection of the region and the city of Khujand, the teachers were presented with the newspaper “Man and Nature” and the scientific and mass magazine “Environmental Protection”, which are publications of the Committee for Environmental Protection under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan, and two bindings of the Red Book of the Republic of Tajikistan.

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