Turkmenistan, EU implementing joint project in energy saving sphere
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Apr. 15
By Huseyn Hasanov- Trend:
Turkmenistan and the EU implement joint project "Support to the introduction of Sustainable Development Policies - Rational use of natural resources in the energy-environment sectors in Turkmenistan," Neutral Turkmenistan newspaper reported.
This project's implementation is aimed at creating a national model of the energy-efficient economy, according to the newspaper.
"The project is being implemented within the framework of the bilateral partnership of Turkmenistan and the EU in accordance with the Memorandum of Understanding on energy cooperation," reported the newspaper citing Sylvia Pietropaolo, policy officer at the European Commission, as saying.
The joint project is based on the provisions of Turkmenistan's National Climate Change Strategy and contributes to the execution of the country's obligations under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).