The Secretary-General met today with H.E. Mr. Rashid Meredov, Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan. The two leaders discussed progress made in the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals in the country.
The Secretary-General expressed encouragement that Turkmenistan would ratify the Paris Agreement this year. The Secretary-General also expressed his appreciation for the decision of Turkmenistan to host the first Global Conference on Sustainable Transport in Ashgabat in November 2016.