Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, June 17
By Huseyn Hasanov – Trend:
An executive committee of the International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea (IFAS) was created in Turkmenistan, the Neutral Turkmenistan newspaper reported June 17.
A corresponding decree was signed by IFAS president, President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov at a government meeting.
Berdimuhamedov noted that IFAS is a universal platform for interaction of regional countries for overcoming the Aral Sea crisis and improving the environmental and socio-economic situation in the Aral Sea basin.
Turkmenistan will be chairing the International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea in 2017-2019.