Turkmenistan Invites UN Habitat Specialists To Visit Nation

(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan, April 17. Turkmenistaninvites the UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) expertgroups to visit the country, Trend reports.

According to an official source, Turkmen President SerdarBerdimuhamedov revealed the plan during a meeting with UN AssistantSecretary-General and Acting Executive Director of UN-HabitatMichal Mlynár.

During the discussion, the head of state requested that a group ofUN-Habitat specialists visit Turkmenistan to identify particularareas of cooperation and develop an acceptable project deal thatwould serve as a legal foundation for engagement.

Stressing that Turkmenistan is ready for further cooperationwith the United Nations Human Settlements Programme, the head ofstate voiced a number of proposals, including expanding contacts inthe legislative sphere in the field of urban planning and studyingmodern legal methods and mechanisms that will contribute to thesustainable development of cities.

It was also proposed at the meeting to establish cooperation onthe implementation of global programs and strategies for thedevelopment of high-tech, environmentally friendly,disaster-resistant, and livable cities and to intensify theexchange of best practices through public-private partnerships inthe field of creating and managing urban infrastructure. For itspart, Turkmenistan is ready to consider specific proposals.

Meanwhile, UN Habitat is a UN program focused on the sustainabledevelopment of cities and settlements, whose tasks includepromoting policy formation, developing strategies, and implementingprojects aimed at improving the quality of life in cities, ensuringaccess to housing, and developing sustainable urbaninfrastructure.

UN Habitat also conducts research, collects data, and monitorsto identify trends in urbanization and provide a framework fordeveloping effective urban development strategies around theworld.

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