Tajik president receives Gargash

WAM Dushanbe, Mar 29th, 2013 (WAM) — President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon received at the Conference Hall Dr Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs on the sidelines of the Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) ministerial meeting, which is being held in the Tajik capital, Dushanbe today.

During the meeting, Gargash extended the greetings of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and the UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum to President of Tajikistan, wishing him good health and more progress and prosperity for the people of Tajikistan.

The meeting also discussed the bilateral cooperation bonds and ways of enhancing them for the benefit of the two friendly countries.

Gargash delivered the speech of the UAE delegation at the meeting, extending appreciations and thanks to the Kingdom of Thailand, the general coordinator of the forum and Kuwait for their relentless and fruitful efforts to develop the work of ACD.

The minister underlined the UAE’s efforts regarding the renewable energy to provide source of sustainable and clean energy, citing the recent inauguration of shams1 for solar energy in Abu Dhabi.

Gargash expressed hopes that the efforts will be doubled to implement the UN’s Millennium Development Goals.

“We are looking forward to implementing of the resolutions of Rio + 200 Conference held in Brasil in June 2012 on sustainable development,” he added.