(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, June 7. Turkmenistan creates
an intersectoral commission to reduce methane emissions, trend reports.
The resolution on the establishment of this commission was
signed on June 2, 2023 by President of Turkmenistan Serdar
Berdimuhamedov during a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers.
These measures were taken in order to strengthen control over
the effectiveness of the systematic reduction of greenhouse gas
emissions, and mainly methane, arising in various sectors of the
Berdimuhamedov, speaking at the UN climate change conference
(COP26) in the Scottish city of Glasgow at the end of 2021, said
that Turkmenistan pays special attention at the national level to
reducing methane emissions, and in this regard welcomes the
initiative "Global Methane Pledge".
He noted that Turkmenistan plans to achieve zero growth in
greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, and in the long term – to
significantly reduce emissions annually, both at the expense of its
own financial resources and with the technical and financial
support of international organizations.
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