Ministers from ten member countries of the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Program met virtually for the 21st Ministerial Conference on 24 November. The Ministers endorsed three strategic documents: (1) Post-Pandemic Framework for a Green, Sustainable, Inclusive Recovery; (2) Cooperation Framework for Agricultural Development and Food Security in the CAREC Region; and (3) CAREC Green Energy Alliance. They also considered how to support regional actions to address climate change under the CAREC Program.
ADB President Mr. Masatsugu Asakawa delivered the keynote address, and senior representatives from the Government of the People’s Republic of China participated as co-hosts.
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