New York

29 September 2012

Readout of the Secretary-General’s meeting with H.E. Mr. Hamrokhon Zarifi, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan, on the margins of the 67th United Nations General Assembly

The Secretary-General today met with H. E. Mr. Hamrokhon Zarifi, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan.
They discussed issues concerning the Roghun hydropower station, recent developments in Tajikistan and the situation in Afghanistan, including the “Heart of Asia” process. They noted the importance of regional cooperation on water and energy management.
The Secretary-General welcomed Tajikistan’s continued engagement in regional efforts to promote the stability and development of Afghanistan.