Turkmenistan to host regional seminar on sustainable development of Caspian Sea

  27 February 2019    Read: 1979
 Turkmenistan to host regional seminar on sustainable development of Caspian Sea

A regional seminar entitled “Caspian Sea - Sustainable Development and Management” is scheduled to be held in Turkmenistan’s Caspian resort town of Awaza on March 4-15, AzVision.az reports referring to the Turkmenistan State News Agency.

The event, organized by the Foreign Ministry and the State Enterprise for Caspian Sea Affairs under the President of Turkmenistan, in cooperation with the International Ocean Institute (IOI), will be attended by experts from the Caspian littoral states.

The main objective of the forum, which will be held for the seventh time in Awaza, is to preserve the unique Caspian ecosystem, its rich biodiversity and coastal landscapes.

The Caspian Sea is the world's largest inland water body, not connected to the oceans and has a climate-forming significance. It is unique in having carried a diverse relict flora and fauna, including the world's largest herd of sturgeon.


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