Turkmenistan delegation takes part in the 74th session of the ESCAP

Delegation of Turkmenistan took part in the 74th session of the UN Economic and Social Committee for Asia and Pacific (ESCAP) held in Bangkok. The agenda of regular session of one of the largest division of the UN unclouded realization of the Goals of Sustainable Development until 2030 in Asian and Pacific region. The report on Social and Economic Progress of Turkmenistan under the Agenda of Sustainable Development was presented at high-level forum. It visually demonstrated national practice of our country in successful realization of macroeconomic policy. Information on this was given on the session of Turkmen Government on May 25.

The main objective of National rural programme is to bring the quality of life of people to new level, to make the conditions for the improvement of wellbeing of the population what matches with one of the objectives of the GSD, the Head of the State highlighted. In this regard, it is important to hold under attention timely fulfilment of the activities outlines in this document, the President of the country pointed out, having requested the Minister to analyse thoroughly the implementation of the above-mentioned Programme.

Addressing Vice-premier G. Myradov, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov highlighted the importance of making of the conditions for the increment of the longevity, which was declared as the main value in all countries. Longevity indicator is one the main indices of economic growth of the country. In this regard, the provision of high life level, improvement of wellbeing and social protection of the population are among urgent objectives of the present.

These objectives were defined as the main Goals of Sustainable Development in the UN Millennium Development Programme. Turkmenistan adopted relative national programme under realization of this document of the United Nations. Our main goal is to protect and improve the health of the nation what is directly reflected on the longevity.

Provision of peace, prosperity and ecological safety, which are basic principles of the State policy, are the main factors in this matter, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov said, having addressed the Vice-premier with the number of specific assignments.