Tajikistan is confident in achieving effective results on the climate agenda following the 29th session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP29), President Emomali Rahmon said on June 11 at the opening of the third High-Level International Conference on the International Decade for Action “Water for Sustainable Development,” Report informs referring to the press service of the Tajik president.

“Starting with the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, and then in Sharm El-Sheikh and Dubai, Tajikistan, in cooperation with partner countries and international organizations, is actively working to strengthen the theme of water on the climate agenda. We express confidence that this year we will achieve effective results in this direction within the next climate summit in Baku,” Rahmon noted.

He added that Tajikistan is redoubling its efforts to transition to a green economy and plans to increase the country’s electricity generation to 100% from hydroelectric power plants by 2032 from the current 98%.

He also added that Tajikistan aims to become a “green country” by 2037.