Review on Central Asia

Review on Central Asia

The UN is ready to support the implementation of initiatives on water resources management and energy projects in Central Asia and Afghanistan, Antonio Guterres said. The publication published an appeal by the UN Secretary General at the Security Council meeting. According to him, almost 30 percent of glaciers have melted in Tajikistan in the past ten years. Antonio Guterres also reported on positive improvements in energy cooperation, which is extremely necessary for "development and security".    


The Central Asian Conference on Climate Change in Almaty attracted the attention of the portal. The event was organized by the regional environmental center and the International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea with the support of the World Bank. The main goal of the meeting is to support the regional dialogue, dissemination of knowledge and information in the field of adaptation to climate change. At least 200 representatives of the countries, including economists, politicians and environmentalists took part in the conference.


Construction of a railway between Khorgos located on the border of Kazakhstan with China and the port of Aktau in the Caspian Sea will open new opportunities for goods transportation to Europe through the Caspian Sea and the Caucasus, Eurasianet writes. According to the news agency, along with intercontinental initiatives, local projects can also impact the region. Earlier, the presidents of Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan highlighted the need to construct a new railway that should connect the two countries and open the way to China. Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Ashraf Ghani also agreed to complete the construction of the section that will connect Afghanistan with Central Asia.


The Uzbek culture website wrote about a new international project - the feature film "Lost Happiness". This is a joint work of the Tashkent studio with Kazakhstan. The film was shot to the script of Uzbek writer Kuchkar Norkabilov. Social drama raises pressing issues of a family life. A modern Kazakh family with its own values ​​and complex relationships is central to the plot. The main shots were filmed in Kazakhstan with the participation of the actors of the two states. The publication notes that the film was rolled out in Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan at once.